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Western Water & Power Report
West of the Mississippi
A journal on current environmental and energy issues, initiatives and culture in the Western U.S.
Interests: environmental and energy policy and politics, climate change, infrastructure, regulations, mining, water, power generation, federal and Western state economies, renewable energy, Western literature, music and culture.
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Posted Sep 16, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
http://nyti.ms/12hKbqG NYTimes: Dangerous Conditions Impede Inquiry Into Quebec Crash The death toll in the vacation town where runaway railroad tank cars filled with oil derailed and exploded on Saturday grew to 13. Regards, Marty Kurtovich Sent from my iPhone Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Bullock on climate change plans: Wait for details: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_eb7ebc68-f16e-5e0c-916d-ce3515cc49e9.html Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Citizens ask Exxon to pay its $1.7 million fine for Yellowstone oil spill: http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/article_170e71fc-a1a9-5829-81ba-cc0f68e49755.html Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
A story from Sacbee.com: Fracking near Shafter raises questions about drilling practices Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
A story from Sacbee.com: Calif.'s Sierra a 'living lab' for climate change Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
A story from Sacbee.com: Western governors unveil 10-year energy 'vision' Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Obama's Climate Plan and What It Means for States A solid library of state-driven experience across the country will provide Congress, states, and stakeholders the opportunity to use our state laboratory to build the most cost-effective, adaptable, and efficient national system. Regards, Marty Kurtovich Sent from my iPhone Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Moving on from Google Reader http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/25/tech/web/google-reader-news/index.html Regards, Marty Kurtovich Sent from my iPhone Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
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Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
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Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
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Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:Report rebuts a concern about Keystone XL tar-sands oilWASHINGTON - The type of crude oil that would be pumped through the Keystone XL pipeline is no more likely to corrode pipelines or heighten the chance of leaks than other kinds of petroleum, according to a study... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:Oil drilling off Santa Barbara coast? House Republicans say yesWASHINGTON -- In spite of a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday launched a new effort to open up the California and Atlantic coasts to oil drilling.The full story can be viewed at: http://www.latimes.com/la-oil-drilling-santa-barbara-coast-house-20130628,0,7435550.story?track=latiphoneapp Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Sent by martykurtovich@yahoo.com: Op-Ed Contributor Native Alaska, Under Threat By CALLAN J. CHYTHLOOK-SIFSOF A proposed mine threatens a vibrant Alaskan salmon fishery. Or, copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://nyti.ms/19A05BC To ensure delivery to your inbox, please add nytdirect@nytimes.com to your address book. Advertisement Copyright 2013 | The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
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http://nyti.ms/13bFEHG NYTimes: Cost of Battling Wildfires Cuts Into Prevention Efforts Despite a season that included the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history, the government has cut funding for programs aimed at preventing catastrophic blazes across the West. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
A story from SFGate.com: Jewell makes emotional pledge to Native Americans Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:Judge sides with New Mexico in Atmospheric Trust Litigation caseA federal judge ruled Wednesday that New Mexico acted appropriately in deciding not to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.The full story can be viewed at: http://www.latimes.com/la-sci-sn-climate-change-lawsuit-20130626,0,5587867.story?track=latiphoneapp Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:DWP to build groundwater treatment plants on Superfund siteThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plans to build the world's largest groundwater treatment center over one of the largest Superfund pollution sites in the United States: the San Fernando Basin.The full story can be viewed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Baucus bill calls for federal land managers to cooperate on global warming: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_e4768820-76b8-5548-a7d1-75d7a478e89b.html Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Report critical of BLM’s wild horse plan; Says not enough being done to curb population: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_06c99f67-1865-5944-a188-98a8dc3a39f3.html Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
Even without terminals, coal trains will cross Washington: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_82ad5ebb-4dbc-5f7b-b7a8-7450d7e29092.html Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:In Colorado, wildfires may drive up costs of living in paradiseJEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - As five major wildfires rage at the onset of a fire season far from over, many in this state are saying the time has come to consider toughening building regulations and shifting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report
From the Los Angeles Times:Obama to call for pollution curbs on existing power plantsWASHINGTON - President Obama plans to call for curtailing emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power plants, the country's single largest source of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, in a speech to outline sweeping new initiatives to address climate... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at Western Water & Power Report