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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Archive: August 11, 2010

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin's new law prohibiting smoking in public places went into effect on July 5. After a little more than a month of learning to comply with the new rules, Dona Wininski, public policy director for the American Lung Association's Wisconsin chapter, says residents and business owners ...Read More

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Missouri group is taking the federal government to court over water safety and quality in the Show-Me State. The Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) is suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), claiming it has failed to enforce federal water quality standards ...Read More

HELENA, Mont. - Assessments of some of the most ideal locations for wind and solar development in Montana show that those resources are often on public lands, and Congress is looking at newly-introduced bipartisan legislation to guide future renewable projects on those lands. The proposal requires ...Read More

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Use of eminent domain to take private property near Cut Bank to run an electric transmission line to Great Falls for a Canadian company has fanned the flames of debate about fairness and private property rights in Montana. ...Read More

PANORA, Iowa - Instead of waiting until after harvest, Iowa farmers nowadays are putting in a cover crop before the corn and soybeans are out of their fields. Earl Hafner, who farms near Panora, says he sows winter wheat by air. By spring, he says he knows it will save him money on fertilizer. "We ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Some locations in Iowa received more than seven inches of rain in the last two days and more is forecast. Already there are reports of thousands of Iowa homes with water standing in basements, which usually means tons of ruined carpet and furniture. Amy Hock, with Metro Waste Aut ...Read More

PHOENIX - State and local parks in Arizona are cutting hours of operation or even closing because of budget shortfalls. In some cases, new parks are being delayed for years. Carol Stambaugh, Arizona director for the National Association of Social Workers, says in tough economic times, it's easy to ...Read More

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - An unlikely group of prospectors has filed a mining claim in southwest Oregon, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. Oregon Wild is a conservation group that wants to show just how easy it is under the current federal mining law to claim public land for private use. They c ...Read More

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