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Environmental Crimes

Malaysia's Bauxite Backlash

Rachael Willis | Posted 01.15.2016 | Green
Rachael Willis

Push has finally come to shove in Malaysia's Pahang state, where the environmental crisis sparked by illegal bauxite mining in the state capital of Kuantan has prompted Najib Razak's government to announce a moratorium on the entire industry.

The Time Is Now for ASEAN to Push Toward Environmental Crime Accountability

Rachael Willis | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green
Rachael Willis

What really happened in Tianjin is the result of a creeping environmental disaster unfolding across the globe, particularly in Southeast Asia, and it reflects the magnitude of the challenge that the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations face.

Gulf Spill Settlement Good, But Needs Fine-Tuning

Richard Steiner | Posted 07.13.2015 | Green
Richard Steiner

Given the broad contours of the historic $18.7 billion "agreement in principle" announced this month between the U.S. Department of Justice, Gulf states and BP to resolve government claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill disaster, there is cause for optimism.

Environmental Crimes

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 04.11.2015 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

All civilized societies rely on laws for protection from crimes. I have no trouble detecting something bad, abhorrent, and criminal.

EPA Expanding Crime Division As North Dakota's Oil Sector Booms

AP | JOSH WOOD | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's law enforcement arm has opened an office in Bismarck so that it will have a bigger pres...

Will Dan Rather Bring National Attention to the Environmental Damage of Pot Fields?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Beyond legalization, what any flyover, any conversation, is obligated to include is the industry's impact on the environment -- inclusive of animal, vegetable and mineral -- which is profound and growing.