Class rings company Commemorative Brands has joined 14 other major jewelers in supporting protection of Bristol Bay from mining threats. That's right, another important voice against the Pebble mine!
Ignoring the requests of tens of thousands in the U.S. and Canada -- and the demands of a rapidly warming planet -- yesterday the U.S. State Department approved the Alberta Clipper dirty oil sands pipeline.
Some Pavillion, Wyoming landowners have water that smells and tastes like gasoline. It s cloudy, and particles float in it. It didn t used to be this way.
A huge coal strip-mining operation proposed on Alaska s Chuitna River by the owner of the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah has drawn the ire of groups concerned about the mine s contribution to global warming.
Richard Bass, who owns the prominent Utah resort, has partnered with William H. Hunt to form PacRim Coal LLC, which has submitted permit applications to build a coal mine directly on top of 11 miles of prime salmon fisheries feeding the Cook Inlet.
The AP reports today that states, seeking new sources of revenue, are allowing or considering allowing drilling for gas inside state parks. Has it really come to this?