[1THING] Blog: Archive for May, 2016

[ The Federal Coal Program, Then and Now ]

May 27, 2016

The Federal Coal Program, Then and Now (CO)

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[ The Federal Coal Program, Then and Now ]

May 27, 2016

The Federal Coal Program, Then and Now (DC)

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[ How climate change affects the monarch butterfly, and what we can do about it ]

An iconic American species is on the brink of extinction, but it’s not too late to reverse course.

     
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[ What does coal reform mean to you? ]

What does coal reform mean to you?

As the Department of the Interior kicks off their country-wide public meetings on coal reform, we elevate messengers from The Wilderness Society and its partners. The following testimonies are being submitted to the record during the comment period.
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[ Floating solar panels are a perfect fit for drought-stricken states. Here’s why. ]

This innovation is a win-win for dry and sunny states that need clean energy and ways to cope with severe droughts.

     
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[ Map shows the wildest land linking protected areas of the U.S. ]

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[ Why a safer, healthier world is at hand ]

As Congress gets ready to pass a historic chemical safety bill, EDF Executive Director Diane Regas reflects on the birth of her first grandchild, and on raising three boys while trying to rid the United States of dangerous toxins.

     
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[ The Wilderness Society applauds new study on smarter transmission planning for renewable energy ]

Laura Bailey

Today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Forest Service and Department of Energy published a study detailing how the West-wide Energy Corridors (WWEC) for transmission lines and pipelines are being used. The agency also announced a strategy for improving the WWEC through Regional Reviews.

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[ Human development gobbles up hundreds of miles of western land each year ]

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[ Wilderness Society praises local benefits of Maine Woods National Monument ]

Michael Reinemer

A private landowner currently owns these woods along the East Branch of the Penobscot River and wants to donate more than 87,000 acres to the United States. 

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