Protests against Maryland Dominion project
Environmental assessment for Dominion project to be released in May. Amanda Scott, SoMdnews, March 13, 2014. Several issues and concerns have been identified in the Dominion project in Calvert County, Maryland. Protests are taking place as requests for a full environmental impact study are called for.
Keystone XI Must be Studied Further
A.G. Schneiderman Calls For Full Analysis of Keystone XI's Climate Change Impact Before National Interest Determination. Long Island News, March 12, 2014. Attorney General Schneiderman is calling on the US State Department to withhold a decision on Keystone until first analyzing the full climate change pollution impacts-to New York and across the United States-of the proposed project and related means of oil transport.
Development in the Sea of Cortez
Mexico responds to Sea of Cortez Tourist Development Charges. Mexidata.info, March 10, 2014. A group of organizations are asserting that the development of four large tourist resorts in the Gulf of California are causing significant impacts in the Bay of La Paz, the El Mogote nesting area, and that proper environmental impact assessment and permitting procedures were not followed.
Endangered coho salmon analysis
Salmon win court ruling that 'sets aside' Marin countywide plan. Nels Johnson, Marin Independent Journal, March 7, 2014. An appellate court ordered more analysis of how development affects San Geronimo Valley endangered coho salmon. "The report fails to estimate the maximum potential impact, the range of potential impacts or the likely net impact," of countywide planning olicies.
Monsanto's Roundup may be linked to fatal diseases
Monsanto's Roundup May be Linked to Fatal Diseases. Voice of Russia Radio, February 27, 2014. Increased use of Monsanto's Roundup glyphosate herbicide parallels the increase in kidney disease, gluten intolerance and irritable bowel syndrome.
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