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PNS Daily Newscast - October 21, 2019 


G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

2020Talks - October 21, 2019 


2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

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Public News Service - AZ: Environment

Phoenix, AZ - The Obama administration is demonstrating a new attitude toward Arizona’s national parks and monuments. One of the state’s congressmen says it’s a night-and-day difference. During his campaign, President Obama pledged to reverse what he called attempts to chip away at

Phoenix, AZ – Cooperation on wildlife conservation among federal and state agencies shows promise of results in Arizona, where a re-introduction project for the endangered Gila trout will soon become a reality. That's thanks to extensive voluntary cooperation among the Bureaus of Land Manageme

Phoenix, AZ – A huge cement plant proposed within 50 miles of Grand Canyon National Park is raising concerns from environmental groups, worried that emissions will mar the park's famous views. Supporters say the $400 million plant will bring jobs and tax revenues to a remote part of Arizona.

Phoenix, AZ – The focus is on air pollution and other issues of the environment today at the Arizona State Capitol, as 23 green-leaning groups come together to mark Environmental Day. Al Brown with the Arizona Public Health Association, one of the participating groups, says one big concern is

Phoenix, AZ – The future of endangered Mexican gray wolves along the Arizona-New Mexico border rests with just two surviving breeding pairs, a number far below the 18 pairs wildlife biologists had hoped for by now. Dave Holoway, president of the White Mountain Conservation League, says somethi

Phoenix, AZ – Congress appears poised to include major funding for "green" jobs in the economic stimulus package - but a new report says those green jobs won't last if they don't offer decent pay and benefits. The report, by Good Jobs First, says the initiative will be unsustainable if all it

Phoenix, AZ - As Homeland Security rushes to build 700 miles of wall along the Mexican border, from California through Arizona and Texas, a group of environmentally active photographers is documenting the wall's effects on wildlife. Congress exempted the border wall from environmental laws such as t

Phoenix, AZ – Arizona's first modern rail transit system opens to the public in Phoenix Saturday. The state has been slow to embrace rail transit, with critics saying light rail is too slow, too expensive and won't carry enough riders. Advocates are hoping the new 20-mile Metro Light Rail lead

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