Environmental activism

March 27, 2018 - 12:04 am
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists and New York officials are participating in a seminar on solar energy development in the Hudson Valley. Scenic Hudson says it's important to develop solar energy in way that preserves the farms and natural resources that define the Hudson Valley. The...
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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 21, 2018 - 7:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has approved Bayer's buyout of Monsanto in a massive agriculture business deal, but says they will have to shed over $7.4 billion in firms and other remedies to ensure fair competition in the market. The $57 billion takeover has been watched by rivals and...
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A man carries a sign as thousands of people attend a rally after marching together during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby, British Columbia, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BURNABY, British Columbia (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Indigenous leaders led the march in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby after telling the...
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Protesters rally against a pipeline expansion in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Saturday, March 10, 2018. The protesters are calling on people to raise their voices Saturday to stop a $5.7 billion pipeline ($7.4 billion Canadian) expansion project that pumps oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. ( AP Photo/Phoung Lee)
March 10, 2018 - 5:40 pm
BURNABY, British Columbia (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Indigenous leaders led the march in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby after telling the...
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Protesters rally against a pipeline expansion in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Saturday, March 10, 2018. The protesters are calling on people to raise their voices Saturday to stop a $5.7 billion pipeline ($7.4 billion Canadian) expansion project that pumps oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. ( AP Photo/Phoung Lee)
March 10, 2018 - 4:05 pm
BURNABY, British Columbia (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Indigenous leaders led the march in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby after telling the...
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Indigenous leaders speak at a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Friday, March 9, 2018, prior to a planned protest over a pipeline expansion project that would pump oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Thousands are expected to march Saturday in the Metro Vancouver area. (AP Photo/Phuong Le)
March 10, 2018 - 1:57 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Indigenous leaders are calling on people to raise their voices Saturday to stop a $5.7 billion pipeline ($7.4 billion Canadian) expansion project that pumps oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by the Canadian...
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Indigenous leaders speak at a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Friday, March 9, 2018, prior to a planned protest over a pipeline expansion project that would pump oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Thousands are expected to march Saturday in the Metro Vancouver area. (AP Photo/Phuong Le)
March 10, 2018 - 1:48 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Indigenous leaders are calling on people to raise their voices Saturday to stop a $5.7 billion pipeline ($7.4 billion Canadian) expansion project that pumps oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by the Canadian...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — BNSF Railway and five environmental groups are seeking to intervene on opposing sides of a lawsuit brought against Washington state by developers of a blocked export terminal that would send U.S. coal to Asian markets. Utah-based Lighthouse Resources, which operates coal mines in...
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FILE - This July 24, 2006 file photo shows a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. An appeals court ruled Friday, March 3, 2017, to lift federal protections for gray wolves in Wyoming. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reverses a lower judge who sided with environmental groups and rejected Wyoming's wolf management plan. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, file)
March 03, 2017 - 6:40 pm
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled to lift protections that kept gray wolves an endangered species in Wyoming for years after federal officials removed packs in neighboring states from that list. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia doesn't take effect immediately...
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March 03, 2017 - 2:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon launch a rebate designed to make electric vehicles more price competitive with traditional cars. Officials said Friday they'll launch the initiative by April 1. The rebate of up to $2,000 will be available for zero-emission and plug-in electric hybrid...
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