EDITION: US | UK | Canada
Thecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video NewsThecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video News
Sign In|Sign Up
 
 
Bridging The Gap
Mining from the Amazon to Arizona
  Friday 10 July, 2020
Mining from the Amazon to Arizona

Welcome to Climate Point, your weekly guide to climate, energy and environment news from around the Golden State and the country. In Palm Springs, Calif., I’m Mark Olalde.

There's really only one place a conversation on the environment can begin this week: pipelines. There are numerous fights over the future of the pipelines that carry fossil fuels across the country, but three in particular captured national attention. And early this week, all three were dealt potentially crippling blows.

First, plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline were on Sunday scrapped by the utilities behind it, USA Today reports. Then on Monday, a federal judge ruled that the Dakota Access pipeline — made famous when indigenous "water defenders" faced off against construction crews and police at Standing Rock — needs to be shut down in August because the Trump administration improperly rushed through the permitting process. The Washington Post reports on that pipeline, as well as the Keystone XL, which also suffered a court defeat this week.

And now, here's some other important reporting....

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/07/10/climate-point-mining-amazon-arizona/5397958002/

Bookmark and Share
 
Post Your Comments:
Name :
*
City / State:
*
Email address:
*
Type your comments:
*
Enter Security Code:   


 Latest News »
 
  Trump administration cuts CDC ...
  WHO rethinking how Covid-19 sp...
  Trump has officially begun to ...
  Trump ‘Salute to America’ Feat...
  Tulsa mayor lifts curfew ahead...
  Trump stirs anger with plans f...
  White House was locked down as...
  Trump to order US flags lowere...
  Trump threatens to permanently...
  Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify t...
  Trump heads to Arizona for mos...
  Trump orders meatpacking plant...
  Outcry after Trump suggests in...
  Trump's new guidelines for sta...
  Trump says peak is passed and ...
  rump's claim about presidentia...
  Trump cracks down on nations h...
  Trump hasn't ordered any venti...
  Trump announces U.S.-Mexico bo...
  Trump calls for pumping $1 tri...
 

Washington, DC

  ©2010 The Capital Post. All rights reserved.