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The Signal
Environmentalists to get time before state Supreme Court on Newhall RanchEnvironmentalists are excited to see their ongoing fight to stop 21,000 homes b
Environmentalists to get time before state Supreme Court on Newhall Ranch
The Signal / Posted yesterday
Environmentalists are excited to see their ongoing fight to stop 21,000 homes being built on the banks of the Santa Clara River go all the way to the California Supreme Court. On Sept. 2, the state’s top court will hear oral arguments in a case that... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Moose population decline: Researchers say don't overlook wolf impactThe study by David Mech of the U.S. Geological Survey and John Fieberg of the U
Moose population decline: Researchers say don't overlook wolf impact
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted yesterday
The study by David Mech of the U.S. Geological Survey and John Fieberg of the University of Minnesota, published in The Journal of Wildlife Management, examined analyses by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources showing wolf predation to be a... Read more
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The Signal
Newhall Ranch case to go to state Supreme CourtLawyers representing local developer Newhall Land Development Inc. and those re
Newhall Ranch case to go to state Supreme Court
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers representing local developer Newhall Land Development Inc. and those representing environmentalists opposed to its plan to build 21,000 new homes near Valencia are heading back to court, this time the California Supreme Court. The California... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Our first pack of gray wolves in a century(AP) - California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf populatio
Our first pack of gray wolves in a century
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Environmental Activists Arrested Outside John Kerry's HouseWASHINGTON -- Twenty activists protesting an international pipeline expansion p
Environmental Activists Arrested Outside John Kerry's House
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Twenty activists protesting an international pipeline expansion project were arrested outside Secretary of State John Kerry’s residence in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. They were part of a group of about 100 demonstrators organized by... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Disastrous Animas River Mine Spill Prompts Call for Regulatory ReformFLAGSTAFF, Arizona - In the wake of the toxic spill in the Animas River earlier
Disastrous Animas River Mine Spill Prompts Call for Regulatory Reform
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - In the wake of the toxic spill in the Animas River earlier this month, tribes, local governments and environmental groups today petitioned the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture to reform outdated mining... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Analysis Highlights Fracking Risks Ahead of Sacramento HearingSACRAMENTO, Calif. - Ahead of a state legislative hearing Tuesday, Californians
Analysis Highlights Fracking Risks Ahead of Sacramento Hearing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Ahead of a state legislative hearing Tuesday, Californians Against Fracking today released a new analysis of an independent scientific study on the environmental and health risks of fracking and other oil and gas well... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
U.S.-based Center for Biological Diversity Opens Its First Office in MexicoLA PAZ, Mexico - The Center for Biological Diversity, a leading U.S. wildlife-p
U.S.-based Center for Biological Diversity Opens Its First Office in Mexico
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
LA PAZ, Mexico - The Center for Biological Diversity, a leading U.S. wildlife-protection group, opened an office in Mexico this week to help save endangered sea turtles, porpoises and other wildlife from extinction. The office is the Center’s first... Read more
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The Columbian
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern Calif.California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern Calif.
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Taking flightArizona’s unique population of desert-nesting bald eagles continues to delight
Taking flight
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
Arizona’s unique population of desert-nesting bald eagles continues to delight and surprise researchers — steadily expanding their range and producing more and more gangly fledglings. Arizona Game and Fish announced this week that the Arizona eagles... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Group seeks endangered listing for mooseAccording to the petition, filed with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, climate
Group seeks endangered listing for moose
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
According to the petition, filed with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, climate change is the major reason for the significant decline in moose populations in some of those states, particularly in Minnesota, with habitat destruction also registering... Read more
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ABC News
First Wolf Pack in Decades Spotted in Northern CaliforniaState and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured
First Wolf Pack in Decades Spotted in Northern California
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern Siskiyou County. They were named the Shasta pack for nearby Mount Shasta. Karen Kovacs of the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
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The Signal
First wolf pack in decades spotted in N. CaliforniaState and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured
First wolf pack in decades spotted in N. California
The Signal / Posted 7 days ago
State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern Siskiyou County. They were named the Shasta pack for nearby Mount Shasta. The pack was discovered... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population wen
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California
Bakersfield Now / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier... Read more
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Ventura County Star
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
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Orange County Register
State's first wolf pack since 1924 spotted near Oregon borderCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went
State's first wolf pack since 1924 spotted near Oregon border
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
53 related stories
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The Huffington Post
California's First Wolf Pack In Nearly A Century Caught On CameraCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
California's First Wolf Pack In Nearly A Century Caught On Camera
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
53 related stories
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KSBW Salinas
1st wolf pack since 1924 spotted in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
1st wolf pack since 1924 spotted in Northern California
KSBW Salinas / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
53 related stories
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
1st wolf pack since 1924 spotted in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
1st wolf pack since 1924 spotted in Northern California
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
53 related stories
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New Jersey Herald
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern CaliforniaCalifornia has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went
First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California
New Jersey Herald / Posted 7 days ago
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
EYE ON WASHINGTON Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before the president's visitWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to d
EYE ON WASHINGTON Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before the president's visit
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's approval of the final permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some... Read more
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Salon.com
This one policy change could prevent up to 450 billion tons of carbon from polluting the atmosphereIf we’re going to have any hope of preventing catastrophic climate change, the
This one policy change could prevent up to 450 billion tons of carbon from polluting the atmosphere
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
If we’re going to have any hope of preventing catastrophic climate change, the vast majority of our remaining fossil fuel reserves are going to have to remain where they are — in the ground. One thing that can make a huge difference toward that end:... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s approval of drilling for oil in the Arc
Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visit
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups say. As... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in the GroundWASHINGTON - Ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas control
Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in the Ground
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON - Ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas controlled by the U.S. government would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting the atmosphere, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by EcoShift on... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in GroundWASHINGTON - Ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas control
Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in Ground
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON - Ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas controlled by the U.S. government would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting the atmosphere, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by EcoShift on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Groups: Arctic drilling sends 'a terrible signal'WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's approval Monday of drilling for oil in
Groups: Arctic drilling sends 'a terrible signal'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's approval Monday of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Golden State WolfIn 2011, an intrepid two-and-a-half-year-old male gray wolf loped across the Or
Golden State Wolf
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 8 days ago
In 2011, an intrepid two-and-a-half-year-old male gray wolf loped across the Oregon border into California's Siskiyou County, making him the first known wolf to step foot on the state's soil in 87 years. Biologists believe more wolves will... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitAs much as the groups praise Obama for his overall body of work — from stricter
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
As much as the groups praise Obama for his overall body of work — from stricter fuel-efficiency standards to regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants — they consider the approval of exploratory drilling in the Arctic a... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) � The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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FOX 26 Houston
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
FOX 26 Houston / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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The Columbian
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arc
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups say. As... Read more
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FOX 29 Philadelphia
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
FOX 29 Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visitWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in th
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change, some environmental groups... Read more
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