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New Report: Environmental Justice Beyond Flint

July 27, 2016 in EPA, Featured, Uncategorized

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) faces three crises that require urgent attention from federal and local regulators for years to come. First, in Flint, media-driven Congressional inquiries and a Presidential visit focus on lead in the city’s drinking water. … Read More

Grand Junction Business Times: Squeaker wheels distract from energy conversation

May 25, 2016 in Featured, Uncategorized

There’s an old saying: “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” Environmental activists and groups are taking this idiom to new heights, planning extreme events across the country and the world to act out in civil disobedience in protest of the … Read More

Juneau Empire: When dealing with low oil revenues, Alaskans should come first

March 28, 2016 in Featured

It’s been a rough couple of months for Alaska’s telecommunications monopoly, GCI. First, a GCI executive at the company’s Anchorage-based television station KTVA made some extremely insensitive comments. The company cracked down by issuing a six-tweet apology. Then, GCI was … Read More