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PNS Daily Newscast - June 20, 2019 


The Trump administration finalizes a coal-friendly emissions rule for power plants. Also on today's rundown: A new development in the debate over the 2020 Census citizenship question; and why "Juneteenth" is an encore celebration in Florida and other states.

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Public News Service - CO: Environment

Washington, D.C. – Colorado's farmers could use a "FRESH" approach to farm policy. That's the word from a diverse set of groups supporting the new Farm, Ranch, Energy, Stewardship and Health Act, or "FRESH." Besides help for family farms, the bill includes billions for nutrition programs, cons

Denver – Shopping by catalog enhances the choices available to consumers, especially those living in Colorado's rural and mountain communities. Now a new, no-cost website will let shoppers choose which catalogs they want, or don't want, clogging up their mailboxes. David Mizejewski,perhaps bes

Denver, CO – New polls from a Republican polling firm find a large increase in the number of Coloradans concerned about climate change, and overwhelming support for increased use of clean energy. Public Opinion Strategies surveyed voters across the state and found the percentage of voters who

Washington, DC – A tiny invader is causing big trouble for several Colorado waterways. Erin Robertson with the Center for Native Ecosystems says the New Zealand mud snail isn't native to the state. But somehow, it's here -- and that's bad news for local fish and fishermen. "A New Zealand mud

Denver, CO - From Rocky Mountain National Park to Cherry Creek Reservoir and all places in between, Colorado families are heading into the great outdoors to help protect the state's natural treasures. Saturday is "National Public Lands Day," a time to clean up and improve public lands, parks and wil

Washington, DC – An updated analysis from The Wilderness Society indicates more than 20,000 new oil and gas wells could be drilled in Colorado over the next two decades. Some ranchers and businesspeople say they're concerned about the effects on the state's tourism and natural resources. Nada

New federal legislation from Colorado Representative Diana DeGette takes an inventory of Colorado's remaining wilderness and protects more than 1.6 million acres across the state. DeGette feels the state's special places need to be preserved in the face of increasing energy-related development. "Ev

A simple bag of garden mulch from your local hardware store or home center could contain the remains of an important protection against Gulf Coast hurricanes. Cypress mulch, which is often produced from trees cut from southern swamplands, is now on a "no buy" list, created by a coalition of conserva

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