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Federal Judge Blocks Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

A federal judge has blocked a mining company from exploring for any further uranium near the grand Canyon. Several groups had sued the U.S. Forest Service for backing the plan without full environmental reviews. U.S. District Court Judge Mary Murguia of the U.S. [social_buttons]District Court in Arizona issued a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction […]

April 7th

Feds Waive Environmental Rules for New Border Fence

Ecosystem will be severely fragmented by fence The Bush administration has announced it will wave more than thirty federal laws to finish building a wall along the Mexican border by the end of this year. The Washington Post calls the move the most sweeping use of the administration’s waiver authority during the wall’s construction. The […]

April 3rd

The Big Oil Company Scam

We are all feeling the prices at the pump and the ramifications of increased oil prices throughout our economy, so why are the big oil companies still making record profits? Not only are these big oil companies reaping in record amounts of money while consumers suffer, they are also still receiving federal subsidies. What’s up […]

April 2nd

America: Driving to Energy Independence?

America drives! With an average of 2.28 vehicles per U.S. household, and the average American commuting 33 miles per day to work, we are definitely a country that drives. The majority of U.S. cars on the road are fueled by oil. A large percentage of U.S. Oil is currently purchased from foreign countries. It is […]

March 14th