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Judge Won't Halt Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

A federal judge on Monday rejected requests from Native American tribes to suspend construction on the final section of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Re...

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2017

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux tribe vows to keep fighting against Dakota Access Pipe...

Army Green-Lights Completion Of Dakota Access Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics

The Army said Tuesday it will abandon an environmental study of the Dakota Access Pipeline and grant a permit that allows its completion. Army Deputy ...

U.S. Could Grant Final Permit For Dakota Access Pipeline Within Days, Lawyer Says

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army secretary could make a decision on the final permit needed to complete the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline a...

Veterans vs. Trump: Pipeline Will Never Be Built, Warriors Vow

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.03.2017 | Green

U.S. military veterans have thrown down the gauntlet to the Trump administration, vowing that the Dakota Access Pipeline will “not be completed— n...

'Green News Report' - February 2, 2017

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.02.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court not a big fan of federal agencies; ...

U.S. Takes Steps To Review Dakota Access Pipeline

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green

WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Wednesday it has taken initial steps to review requests to approve the final pe...

Army Corps of Engineers Directed To Clear Way For Dakota Access Pipeline

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with the easement needed to complete ...

Uncle Sam Wants You ... To Make Bullets That Turn Into Seeds

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.10.2017 | Weird News

The government is looking for fertile minds to create a new breed of biodegradable military bullets that hold seeds along with gunpowder. The Departme...

'Green News Report' - December 6, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.06.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Victory and temporary reprieve for the Standing Rock Sioux in long fight ...

Army Halts Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics

OCETI SAKOWIN CAMPGROUND, N.D. ― Federal authorities have halted construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline amid growing protests that...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues eviction notice to Dakota Access Pipe...

North Dakota Governor Orders Pipeline Protesters To Evacuate

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered Dakota Access Pipeline protesters Monday to immediately evacuate the main camp they’ve maintained on federa...

Army Corps Issues Eviction Notice To Oceti Sakowin Camp At Standing Rock

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.26.2016 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

In reply, Tribal Chairman Archambault again called on President Barack Obama and Federal officials to intercede and once and for all deny access and permitting under Lake Oahe.

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama suggests re-routing the controversial Dakota Access pipel...

The Presidency of Al Gore, 2001-2009, Redux

Norman MacAfee | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Norman MacAfee

In 2000, the Green Party candidate had siphoned off enough progressive votes to assure Bush's victory and the disasters that followed. In 2016, a vote for the Libertarian or Green presidential ticket is a vote for Trump. It is existentially essential to vote for Hillary Clinton.

The President's Power to Convene

William S. Becker | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
William S. Becker

America's aging dams and levees require a new approach to climate-related flooding. (Credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) Last August nearly 7 trill...

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration steps in to support Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and te...

Documents: How Big Oil Pushed to Make Dakota Access-Style Permitting a New Normal

Steve Horn | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog In the two months leading up to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to issue to the Dakota Access pipeline projec...

Would Better Inspection Technology Prior To Katrina Have Mattered?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 08.18.2016 | Technology
Sandy Rosenthal

After Katrina, we discovered that the Greater New Orleans region needed a regional levee board staffed with experts that is better suited to this extremely large and unique system.

Fish or foul: Was the 17th Street Canal seepage a red herring or the canary in the coal mine?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 06.08.2016 | Crime
Sandy Rosenthal

With hurricane season upon us and already a second named storm, residents in New Orleans are asking about the condition of their protective hurricane ...

Two Crimes 'American Crime Story' Should Cover

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 04.18.2016 | Crime
Sandy Rosenthal

The producers of "American Crime Story" recently announced that the second season of the popular true crime anthology TV series will focus on Hurrican...

Jim Ireton Running in Maryland's 1st Congressional District

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

I recently sat down with Jim Ireton, former Mayor of Salisbury, who is running against Andy Harris (R-MD) the current Congressperson in Maryland's 1st Congressional District.

Living in a Selfish Florida World: A Rimbaud Moment

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 02.18.2017 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The truth of the matter is that I am having a Rimbaud moment. My torrid affair with South Florida has been reduced to a surreal feeling of guilt. I have been living in a selfish world where the Gulf of Mexico meets real estate meets tourism in an unholy confluence of greed.

Here's How America Could Change The Situation In Flint Overnight

Johnny L. Ricks | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics
Johnny L. Ricks

The citizens of Flint deserve much more than a steady convoy of trucks carrying privately donated bottled water. They deserve a full-fledged humanitarian military deployment, and a steady convoy of trucks carrying the equipment needed to repair their broken infrastructure and homes.