Archive | December, 2014

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Payette, Idaho — A heated and starkly divided public appeal hearing over a railway transportation facility, a.k.a. “bomb train station,” went down in Payette County Idaho on December 4, 2014. The highlights, EnviroNews Idaho’s in-depth report, and excerpts from the transcript are as follows: Joli…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington, D.C. — In a blatant attack on American civil liberties, on December 9 of 2014, Congress passed a bill which grants law enforcement “unlimited access to the communications of every American,” without a court order, according to Representative Justin Amash. Amash discovered…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Payette, Idaho — Southwest Idaho’s natural gas trade has just seventeen wells, of which only one is officially in production. As more infrastructure is needed to support the nascent industry some area businesses may be thrown under the bus to accommodate increased gas production. The…

(EnviroNews Alaska) — Point Thomson, Alaska — Under a cloak of secrecy, and with little opposition from conservation groups, the potentially lucrative Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Pipeline project continues to build momentum under a new Governor. The LNG Pipeline project is designed to move natural gas from…

(EnviroNews California) — Van Nuys, CA — Will not allowing prizes for California wildlife hunting derbies deter such events from taking place? Groups like Project Coyote certainly think so. On December 3, with a 4 to 1 vote, the California Fish and Game Commission passed a motion prohibiting…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Payette, Idaho — Alta Mesa Idaho vice president and general counsel John Peiserich will not face battery charges stemming from a November 17 scuffle with EnviroNews editor-in-chief Emerson Urry. Urry has recused himself from his editing duties on this article. Prosecutor Bert Osborn released his…