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PNS Daily Newscast - October 23, 2019 


A top US diplomat testifies that millions in military aid was held up over Trump demand for "Biden probe." Also on our rundown, a hearing today targets Big Oil and "climate denial."

2020Talks - October 23, 2019 


Facebook says it blocked four networks of social media accounts to prevent election interference; and Julin Castro announces he might not have enough cash on hand to keep the campaign going.

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Public News Service - AZ: Environment

Phoenix, AZ – Support for public transit is surging, but Arizona's system has not kept up with growth. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), which says public transit reduces pollution and congestion while stimulating the economy. The gro

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

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