Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

Gina McCarthy Takes CEO Job at Natural Resources Defense Council

"An environmental group that has sued the Trump administration nearly 100 times announced Tuesday that it has hired Gina McCarthy, who headed the Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama, as its new president and chief executive."

Source: Washington Post, 11/06/2019

Another Bad-News Year Ahead for U.S. Coal?

As U.S. coal’s comedown continues, our latest Issue Backgrounder takes a close look at the factors behind the industry’s decline and finds a combination of economics, competition and shifting global markets, along with aging technology, politics and environmental pushback. What’s in store for coal in 2020?

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"Trump’s Public Lands Chief Wrote For A Cult Extremist’s Magazine"

"William Perry Pendley, a top Trump administration official in charge of managing one-tenth of all land in the United States, is a past contributor to 21st Century Science & Technology, a fringe magazine of the late cult leader, convicted fraudster and paranoid conspiracy theorist Lyndon LaRouche."

Source: HuffPost, 10/29/2019

S Dakota Backs Off Harsh New Protest Law and ‘Riot-Boosting’ Penalties

"South Dakota officials have agreed to walk back parts of the state's new anti-protest laws that opponents say were meant to target Native American and environmental advocates who speak out against the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline."

Source: InsideClimate News, 10/25/2019

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