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Eco-conscious restaurant owners with the idea of ​​converting food waste into compost received a $1,000 check from the Sierra Club on Tuesday to expand its program, allowing more restaurants to participate in the program. Josh Chamberlain, founder and executive director of Go Green OC, and Garvey Heiderman, director of composting operations and owner of The …

Green groups on Wednesday hailed the Biden administration’s restoration of California’s authority under the Clean Air Act to establish its own greenhouse gas emission standards and implement a mandate to sell zero-emission vehicles. “Today’s reinstatement of the waiver is an important step in the fight to preserve critical environmental regulations rolled back by the Trump …

East County News Service File photo: Cottonwood Golf Course, site of the proposed sand mine along the Sweetwater River March 7, 2022 (Rancho San Diego) – Several community groups have sent letters to the county strongly criticizing the RIE project over the proposed controversial 10-year surface sand mining operation proposed at the site of the …

February 24, 2022 – In a dramatic reversal, the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has sent “subsequent license renewal” decisions for Turkey Point and other nuclear power plants to the drawing board for environmental analysis update and new procedures for public participation. The decisions (CLI-22-02, CLI-22-03, CLI-22-04) affect all pending and future license renewal …

Part of Honuaʻula, a project planned for approximately 670 acres in Wailea, is being shown in a presentation today. PC: Munekiyo & Hiraga slideshow screenshot A long-debated planned community proposed for 670 acres in Wailea called Honuaʻula applied for the next phase of county approval today – but two groups are contesting it. Honuaʻula would …

Six environmental and community organizations want to help the California Coastal Commission defend its decision to ban most all-terrain vehicles from the Oceano Dunes State Vehicle Recreation Area by 2024. The groups – the Center for Biological Diversity, the Northern Chumash Tribal Council, the Oceano Beach Community Association, the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the …

The planned route for the Uinta Basin Railway. The Surface Transportation Board’s approval of the project is being challenged in court by environmental groups. (STB Environmental Analysis Office) WASHINGTON — A coalition of environmental groups has sued the Surface Transportation Board, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the federal government over the STB’s approval …

The U.S. Department of Defense plans to file an appeal against the state’s emergency order on Red Hill in state and federal courts by the Feb. 2 deadline. Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks released a statement saying the action would give the DoD time to make “evidence-based and transparent decisions.” “Despite these legal …

(Photo provided/Pixabay) (Michigan News Connection) A bill introduced in the Michigan Legislature would allocate $2.4 billion in federal funds to repair the state’s aging water infrastructure. It would use funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, as well as the U.S. bailout, to improve the state’s water supply, replace old lead water pipes and …

Washington, Jan. 25, 2022 — On Monday, more than 175,000 comments from across Alaska and across the country were submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service calling for the restoration of roadless rule protections in the Tongass National Forest. ALASKA WILDERNESS LEAGUE * AUDUBON ALASKA * ENVIRONMENT AMERICA * EARTHJUSTICE …

Critics say governor’s proposed spending plan for 2022-23 fails to deal with fossil fuels By Dan Bacher This week, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his proposed 2022-23 state budget in Sacramento, including a $45.7 billion budget surplus, receiving both criticism and praise from advocates. environment and climate justice. The budget proposal followed one of the most …

Canadian environmental groups are appealing a recent Federal Court ruling that they say exempts future offshore oil and gas projects off the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador from proper environmental review. In December, the Federal Court dismissed a request by environmental groups for a judicial review of an offshore regulatory regime that the Canadian …

Wilmington Historic Foundation Executive Director Travis Gilbert at a podium on the deck of the USS North Carolina in Wilmington on Wednesday kicks off a press conference on concerns over a development project just south of the battleship. A coalition of environmental and historical conservation groups, including the founding, oppose a developer’s request to create …

On Wednesday, a coalition of Wilmington-area groups met on the deck of the battleship North Carolina to voice their opposition to a text amendment that would allow new development to move forward on the west shore of the Cape Fear River. The proposed residential and commercial development site is sometimes referred to as Point Peter …

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BY DEBRA FERRELL Write Star-Tribune staffr On December 22, 2021, Wild Virginia and allied groups challenged recent action by the Virginia State Water Control Board that could allow the Mountain Valley Pipeline to further damage many valuable and sensitive streams and wetlands in Virginia. The state permit review application has been filed with the United …

Today marks the end of the public comment period on a proposed Ministry of Labor regulation that would allow pension fund and retirement account managers to consider the environment, social justice and corporate governance. company when they make investments and vote on shareholder proposals. The proposed rule would reverse pressure from the Trump administration to …

If Jason Kenney’s lawyers give him sound advice, they’ll tell him to seek a compromise with the coalition of eight environmental groups who threatened to sue him last month if he doesn’t back down and apologize for the statements they say defame them. This could save the premier of Alberta and us the taxpayers of …

Three environmental groups in Maine want a pair of federal agencies to suspend permits they issued for the New England Clean Energy Connect project that voters rejected this month. On Monday, the Natural Resources Council of Maine, the Sierra Club and the Appalachian Mountain Club wrote a joint letter to the US Army Corps of …

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney addresses delegates at the UCP’s annual convention in Calgary on November 20.TODD ​​KOROL / Reuters A coalition of at least eight environmental groups threatens to sue Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for defamation if he does not back down and apologize for statements saying a public inquiry found they spread disinformation about …

The Montgomery County League of Voters demands that Empower Montgomery stop sending out a flyer that slams county manager Marc Elrich and post a “public correction” for using the league name on this ad. Other nonprofits listed in this flyer also took issue with the Empower Montgomery flyer, saying they never had permission to appear …

Render of Violet Crown Amphitheater, a proposed outdoor site to be located in southwest Austin; the mixed-use development would also include a driving range, residences, offices and parking lots (Provided by Christine Haas Media) Several leading central Texas environmental organizations have announced their unified opposition to ambitious plans Violet Crown Amphitheater, a proposed 20,000-seat venue …

ODNR allegedly violated state regulations and federal law on safe drinking water Posted: November 2, 2021 / 4:23 PM EDT / Update: November 2, 2021 / 4:23 PM EDT COLUMBUS, Ohio – A coalition of environmental groups and clean water advocates has tabled alawsuit last night challenging permits for Mountaineer Storage Hub, a fracking projectgas …

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL – Two environmental groups have announced plans to sue a southern Illinois mining operator, claiming the mine violated several federal laws by dumping toxic fire extinguisher foam into the mine in an attempt to put out a fire that was burning underground. since two months. Sierra Club Illinois and Champaign-based Prairie Rivers …

Brady Watson and Bryan Jacob | October 18, 2021 | Energy justice, Georgia, Nuclear, Utilities On the evening of Thursday, October 7, groups including the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Georgia Conservation Voters, Georgia Beyond Coal, We the Plug Tho, Environment Georgia and the Sierra Club Georgia Chapter organized a Public Service Commission of …