Archive | August, 2015

(EnviroNews Arizona) — Windowrock, Arizona — Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey addressed an audience, Friday, August 14, 2015, at the Navajo Nation Code Talkers Museum as part of a celebration. Amidst the attendees were dozens of protesters holding signs and chanting concerns over potential…

(EnviroNews Wyoming) — Yellowstone National Park — It was a sobering outcome for social media activists who had been clamoring to #SpareTheBear. Despite the tumult on Twitter and fury on Facebook, Yellowstone Park managers were undeterred. The park announced from the beginning, it would euthanize the mama grizzly…

(EnviroNews Alaska) — Chukchi Sea — Maintaining wildlife observers, installing a 30-foot piece of equipment called a “capping stack” and drilling only one site at a time, represent just a few of the requirements placed on Royal Dutch Shell in order to continue its exploratory mission for deep-ocean…

(EnviroNews New York) — Watkins Glen, New York — Over the past several months, protests have been fierce surrounding the already-approved expansion of an underground, unlined, salt-cavern, methane storage facility under the shores of New York’s Seneca Lake. Those direct-action campaigns continued on Tuesday August 18, 2015, as…