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PNS Daily Newscast - May 17, 2019 


West Coast immigrants' rights groups pan President Trump’s new immigration proposal as “elitist.” Also on the Friday rundown: Consumer advocates want stronger energy-efficiency standards. And we'll take you to a state that ranks near the bottom for senior mental health.

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Public News Service - TN: Climate Change/Air Quality

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change will likely establish a number of major goals to reduce carbon dioxide emissions before it winds up later this week. And Joe Mendelson, the director of global warming policy for the National Wildlife Federation, says it could be good new

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Baby boomers, Generation X, and now it's Generation E, where the "E" ties into ecology, clean energy economics and social equity. It's the term used in a new report to describe the leaders of the sustainability movement on college campuses, and thousands of projects at 160 campuse

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The debate over clean energy legislation died down over the summer, but it is on the front burner again this week. The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act has been officially introduced in the U.S. Senate. It is similar to the bill passed by the U.S. House in June that puts l

Washington, D.C. – The Tennessee Labor Department projects that the state could gain 45,000 new "green" jobs with an investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy production. Today, Congress is expected to begin debate on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which supporters sa

Nashville, TN – 120 Tennessee college students will join an estimated 10,000 young demonstrators from around the country this weekend in Washington, D.C. to demand new federal climate and energy legislation. The students are participating in Power Shift ’09, a gathering that will include

Nashville, TN – Good for the country, good for Tennessee. That's the reaction from environmentalists to the economic stimulus legislation signed into law Tuesday by President Obama. Adam Kolton, the senior director of congressional and federal affairs for the National Wildlife Federation, says

Google has gone to sea. The just-released version of the powerful Internet search engine, Google 5.0, offers a feature allowing users to see underwater topography and track the effects nature and human activity have on Earth's oceans. This addition to Google Earth (http://earth.google.com/ lets use

Nashville, TN – It has been a whirlwind first week for President Obama and for national environmental policy. Mr. Obama has issued executive orders changing eight years of many Bush Administration policies. On Monday, he ordered a review of Environmental Protection Agency rules allowing states

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