"With only a week before voters go to the polls to decide on an open-space preservation plan, seldom has such a proposal caused as much of a rift on this issue -- one widely embraced in the past. Not this time."
EJToday: Top Headlines
- Source: NJ Spotlight, 11/04/2014
"The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission these days is drawing a crowd of companies promoting projects linked to the U.S. natural gas boom and protesters who say the agency blithely greenlights too many pipelines, export terminals and other gas infrastructure."Source: Greenwire, 11/04/2014
"Florida's water war against Georgia advanced as the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an interstate dispute on whether Atlanta's suburbs are sucking dry the river flow that feeds the oyster beds and fisheries of the northern Gulf Coast."Source: Reuters, 11/04/2014
"Appalachia may be one of the poorest regions of the U.S., but when it comes to heirloom crops, it's got the riches."Source: NPR, 11/04/2014
"Veterans who were exposed to toxic contaminants during their service are increasingly becoming casualties in a war with the government -- particularly the Veterans Affairs Department—which they say has a record of delaying and denying benefits promised to them by acts of Congress."Source: National Journal, 11/03/2014
"It is a point noted with some morbid curiosity year after year — climate change ranks low on the list of Americans’ priorities. But this version of the story tends to exclude the concerns of those whose interests are often marginalized at the polls and left out of legislation: people of color."Source: Aljazeera America, 11/03/2014
Gray wolves are coming back in the northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest. People have mixed feelings about wolves.Source: NY Times, 11/03/2014
"Some rarer birds have grown in number over last 30 years due to conservation efforts while some well known species have fallen"
"Deal would allow US to join other countries in cutting carbon dioxide emissions but avoid having to obtain Senate ratification"
"Antarctic hole in protective layer of gas stands around same level as 2010, 2012 and 2013, but scientists say recovery is on track"
"The Obama administration released thousands of pages on Friday documenting federal agencies’ vulnerabilities to climate change and what those agencies plan to do about it."Source: The Hill, 11/03/2014
"U.S. drivers will pay an average of less than $3 per gallon on Election Day, according to AAA."Source: The Hill, 11/03/2014
"CANBERRA, Australia — A bid by environmentalists to confront world leaders with a digital billboard highlighting climate change has been thwarted by Brisbane airport authorities who deemed the message too political."Source: AP, 11/03/2014
"Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit risks of irreversible damage, a U.N. report said on Sunday."Source: Reuters, 11/03/2014
"Imagine nearly 6,000 dairy cows doing what cows do, belching and being flatulent for a full year. That’s how much methane was emitted from one Ohio reservoir in 2012."Source: Climate Central, 10/31/2014