"SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Two blocks south of the St. Mary’s River and passing freighters, children from JKL Bahweting tribal school poured off buses, carrying drums, dancing and chanting. 'Protect the water!' a young girl chanted."
All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.
"Tensions over the Dakota Access oil pipeline flared again Sunday when North Dakota law enforcement used water cannons to disperse a group of about 400 protesters trying to move past a barricaded bridge toward construction sites for the controversial project."
"A well-known author and conservationist is appealing the Bureau of Land Management's decision last month to reject her purchase of two oil and natural gas leases in Utah on the grounds that she had no intention of developing them."
"NATURAL BRIDGE, Va.— In the Natural Bridge Hotel lobby before a pipeline summit in opposition to two planned fracked-gas pipelines, two words could be heard in almost every conversation: 'Trump' and 'election.'"
"Independent testing on an array of popular American food products found many samples contained residue levels of the weed killer called glyphosate, leading the nonprofit organization behind the testing to call for corporate and regulatory action to address consumer safety concerns."
"Demonstrators fanned out across North America on Tuesday to demand the U.S. government halt or reroute the Dakota Access pipeline as the companies behind the controversial project asked a federal court for permission to complete it."
"Environmental groups, fresh off rejuvenating victories on the climate front, now face a political world aligned against them."
"The Army Corps of Engineers dealt a blow to the progress of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday, saying in a letter that more analysis and discussion with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is needed before construction can take place under the Missouri River."
"Environmental groups are shifting into battle mode, preparing for inevitable policy fights with President-elect Donald Trump, his administration and the next GOP Congress."
"The trial in a lawsuit by a broad coalition of environmental groups seeking to force BNSF to cover its coal-train loads to prevent water pollution began Monday in federal court in Seattle."