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US Court Denies Halt on Pipeline Set to Replace Keystone XL Northern Half

Steve Horn | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

That 600-mile long, 600,000 barrels per day proposed line runs from Flanagan, Illinois - located in the north central part of the state -- down to Cushing, Oklahoma, dubbed the "pipeline crossroads of the world."

NEPA Builds Collaboration and Communities

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

NEPA's common sense approach to foster discussion and collaboration about major development projects has worked well to protect our national treasures and resources. NEPA works as it stands, and it should stay that way.

Five Ingredients for a Complete Environmental Review of Keystone XL: One Is Climate

Anthony Swift | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Anthony Swift

While TransCanada has asked for a rubber stamp process than only evaluates a minor route change in Nebraska, concerned Americans and the environment community have made their expectations of the environmental review process clear.

Paving the Future of Transportation Policy: What Congress Smoothed Over This Year, and Where the Pot

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Two years is welcome certainty for a sluggish economy but a blink of an eye for policymaking. NCLR is committed to monitoring implementation of transportation reauthorization and helping to pave the way for strong legislation in 2014.

Los Alamos Lab Waste Transfer Challenged In Federal Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Three groups are challenging the shipment of radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico to Utah through Colora...

Nation's Biggest Polluters Freed From Environmental Oversight By Stimulus

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the name of job creation and clean energy, the Obama administration has doled out billions of dollars in stimulus money to some of the nation's big...

Tom Marino Resigned From The Justice Department While He Was Being Investigated

Thomas Borthwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Borthwick

According to the Allentown Morning Call, Republican candidate in PA-10, Tom Marino, resigned from his position as a U.S. Attorney as he was being investigated. T

Latest From PA-10

Thomas Borthwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Borthwick

Republican candidate in PA-10, Tom Marino, has been battling controversy over the supposed existence of a letter from the Department of Justice granting him permission to serve as a reference to a convicted felon. Now, Marino claims that the radio host to which he made the original claim, WILK's Steve Corbett, made it up. Despite Marino's claims, there are available recordings that seem to prove otherwise.

Monsanto v. Geerston Seed Farms: The Supreme Court Alfalfa Decision (video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Gerendasy

The recent Supreme Court decision on the Roundup Ready Alfalfa case (PDF) has drawn a mixture of reactions. To help us better understand this decision, CUpS sat down with Craig Johnston, professor of environmental law at Lewis & Clark Law School.

Pueblo Chemical Weapons Talks Stall Over Level Of Worker Health Protection

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — State and Army officials say they've reached an impasse in negotiations on monitoring chemical weapons stored outside Pueblo, Colo. Th...

Wyoming Roadless Rule Lawsuit:

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Environmental attorneys were encouraged by the tone of a final 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on the controversial 2001 Clinton Roadless R...