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The Elusive Quest for Environmental Justice at Hunters Point

by Earth Island Journal | December 5, 2022
The ongoing controversy surrounding Hunters Point recently flared up again this fall, when the EPA made it known that it doesn’t intend to hold the Navy responsible for a full cleanup at the site. Failure to do so would disregard Proposition P, a measure passed overwhelmingly by San ...

Ranchers, greens on edge as BLM rewrites grazing rule

by E&E News |
Last spring, the Western Watersheds Project released an online report showing that BLM failed to conduct an environmental analysis before renewing more than half of the grazing permits it approved last year, resulting in degraded rangelands (E&E News PM, March 23). That same month, the ...

Groups petition to ban lead ammo and tackle in national parks

by Boise State Public Radio | November 28, 2022
Chandra Rosenthal with the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said banning lead ammo and fishing tackle is an easy step for the federal government to take to meet its conservation goals. “This is not 1823, right? We’re going into 2023,” ...

Group seeks lead ban on NPS lands

by Grand Forks Herald | November 26, 2022
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility nonprofit group has filed a petition to ban the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on all property managed by the National Park Service, the Columbus-based Sportsmen’s Alliance reported in a news release. According to the ...

Groups petition to ban lead ammo and tackle in national parks

by Wyoming Public Media | November 23, 2022
Chandra Rosenthal with the advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, said banning lead ammo and fishing tackle is an easy step for the federal government to take to meet its conservation goals. “This is not 1823, right? We’re going into 2023,” ...

NPS Explains Approach To Crafting Air Management Tours At Bryce Canyon National Park

Under the Bryce Canyon plan, which takes effect in January, up to 515 air tours per year may be flown over the park on defined routes. At Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch has said the two agencies were bypassing the NEPA requirements and simply grandfathering ...
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