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[ Fact Sheet: New Mexico rejects state takeover of America’s public lands ]

Feb 25, 2017

These lands are Our Wild. Let’s keep them public.

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[ Wilderness Society honors Roxanne Quimby with Robert Marshall Award for conservation leadership ]

Michael Reinemer

The Robert Marshall Award is The Wilderness Society’s highest honor presented to a private citizen who has devoted long-term service and had a notable influence on conservation and the fostering of an American land ethic. 

The award to Ms. Quimby reads:

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[ Is Your Favorite Restaurant Standing Up for Immigrants? ]


 

On this episode of the Mother Jones food politics podcast, Bite, restaurant owners dish about what it’s like to run an eatery in the age of Trump-administration immigration raids.

Back on January 25, President Donald Trump issued an executive order vowing  to crack down on the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The move confirmed that Trump meant to make good on the anti-immigrant zealotry he repeatedly spewed during his campaign—and sent shock waves through the US restaurant scene.…

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[ Turns Out You Can’t Confirm Someone Who Wants to Destroy the EPA Without Angry Voters Showing Up ]


On Wednesday, two GOP lawmakers from Nevada faced angry voters who complained about Trump, the GOP agenda, and Sen. Dean Heller’s vote to confirm Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Reno Gazette-Journal caught the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on video, which captures an interesting exchange about Pruitt and climate change in a county that voted 52.5 percent for Trump last fall.

A woman, who introduced herself as a military mother concerned about the environment and natural resources, asked Heller, “A few days ago you voted for Scott Pruitt for Environmental Protection Agency.…

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[ Trump promises a renaissance for coal – but these clean energy numbers tell a different story ]

The president is not just ignoring market realities when touting coal, he’s also overlooking the biggest economic opportunity in decades.

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The Portland Recycling Guide

Here’s resources so you can recycle just about everything–including the kitchen sink!!

Metro – Get everything you need to know about recycling and garbage and hazardous waste disposal in the Portland metropolitan area

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability – What goes in and what stays out

Master Recycler Program – the “mother” guide to reuse, reduce, recycle at home and work