Environmental activism

Campaigners protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice where a Court of Appeal ruling is taking place on the Heathrow expansion row, in London, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Britain's Court of Appeal is preparing to publish its decision in a case that could stall the 14 billion pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate change, pollution and noise. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
February 27, 2020 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners won a court ruling Thursday to block the plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds, setting the stage for a new fight over whether to make Europe's biggest airport even bigger. The ruling by Britain's Court of Appeal could stall the 14 billion-...
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Campaigners protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice where a Court of Appeal ruling is taking place on the Heathrow expansion row, in London, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Britain's Court of Appeal is preparing to publish its decision in a case that could stall the 14 billion pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate change, pollution and noise. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
February 27, 2020 - 6:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners won a court ruling Thursday to block the plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds, setting the stage for a new fight over whether to make Europe's biggest airport even bigger. The ruling by Britain's Court of Appeal could stall the 14 billion-...
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Campaigners protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice where a Court of Appeal ruling is taking place on the Heathrow expansion row, in London, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Britain's Court of Appeal is preparing to publish its decision in a case that could stall the 14 billion pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate change, pollution and noise. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
February 27, 2020 - 5:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners have won a court ruling to block the controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds. Thursday's ruling by Britain's Court of Appeal could stall the 14 billion-pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, British Airways planes at Heathrow Airport in London. The British government said Saturday Feb. 22, 2020, that passports in the “iconic” navy color, used between 1921 and 1988 in the UK, will be issued starting next month, ditching its European Union-style burgundy passports. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
February 27, 2020 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners have won a court ruling to block the controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds. The case before Britain's Court of Appeal could stall the 14 billion-pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, British Airways planes at Heathrow Airport in London. The British government said Saturday Feb. 22, 2020, that passports in the “iconic” navy color, used between 1921 and 1988 in the UK, will be issued starting next month, ditching its European Union-style burgundy passports. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
February 27, 2020 - 5:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners have won a court ruling to block the controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds. The case before Britain's Court of Appeal could stall the 14 billion-pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, British Airways planes at Heathrow Airport in London. The British government said Saturday Feb. 22, 2020, that passports in the “iconic” navy color, used between 1921 and 1988 in the UK, will be issued starting next month, ditching its European Union-style burgundy passports. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
February 27, 2020 - 4:15 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal is preparing to publish its decision in a case that could stall the 14 billion-pound ($18 billion) plan to expand Heathrow Airport amid concerns about climate change, pollution and noise. The ruling is scheduled to be released Thursday morning in London in a...
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Construction crew perform a controlled detonation at the base of Monument Hill in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument west of Lukeville, Ariz., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Construction crews in southern Arizona have recently began blasting hills at the site to clear space for a new border wall system, bulldozing through a place called Monument Hill to construct a 30-foot (9-meter) steel wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Josh Galemore/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
February 26, 2020 - 7:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Native American leader from Arizona grew emotional Wednesday as he told a congressional committee about the pain members of his tribe feel about U.S. officials blasting through land they consider sacred to build part of President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. “...
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2018, file photo shows signs that mark the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of the 605-mile natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, the high court will hear arguments on a critical permit needed by developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 24, 2020 - 4:36 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday appeared ready to remove an obstacle to construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, with a majority of justices expressing skepticism about a lower court ruling that tossed out a key permit needed for the natural gas pipeline to cross under the Appalachian Trail...
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2018, file photo shows signs that mark the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of the 605-mile natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, the high court will hear arguments on a critical permit needed by developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 24, 2020 - 1:36 am
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of a 605-mile (975-kilometer) natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. On Monday, the high court will hear arguments on a critical permit needed...
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Social Democratic Party, SPD, top candidate and First Mayor of Hamburg Peter Tschentscher, right, celebrates with supporters after exit polls for the Hamburg state elections announced in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Hamburg, Germany's second-biggest city which is also one of Germany's 16 federal states, elect a new regional assembly. Left are SAD member Melanie Leonhardlevt, and Peter Tschentscher wife Eva-Maria Peter Tschentscher, second from left. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)
February 23, 2020 - 1:20 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The center-left Social Democrats won the most votes in the Hamburg state election Sunday, according to exit polls, followed by the environmentalist Green party in a vote that was overshadowed by a racist massacre and political turmoil in Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian...
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