Environmental Politics

"Environmentalists Demand New Climate Analysis For Keystone XL"

"Just a day before President Obama announced he would only approve the Keystone XL pipeline if it 'does not significantly exacerbate the climate problem,' six environmental groups quietly lodged a protest with the State Department charging it would do exactly that."

Source: Wash Post, 06/28/2013

Takings Decision Confounds Experts, Spurs Charges of Judicial Activism

"[Tuesday's] Supreme Court decision significantly expanding the rights of property owners to challenge the terms of land-use permits has puzzled environmental law experts and has liberal groups accusing the conservative justices of judicial activism."

Source: Greenwire, 06/27/2013

Wyoming To Lead Further Investigation Into Pavillion Water Concerns

"A federal environmental regulator will not finish and review a draft report tentatively linking hydraulic fracturing to Wyoming groundwater contamination and will instead allow state agencies to further investigate the issue."

Source: Casper Star-Tribune, 06/21/2013


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