ABERDEEN, S.D. – The nation’s seventh-largest onshore oil or gas spill was discovered a year ago this month when the Keystone Pipeline leaked an estimated 407,400 gallons of crude oil into a field in …
Senate candidate Sadler talks Farm Bill, hydraulic fracturing, border security …
Democratic Senate candidate Paul Sadler talked border security, the politics that kept Congress from passing a farm bill this summer and hydraulic fracturing as part of a question-and-answer session with the Avalanche-Journal Tuesday. Sadler faces …
How does waiving the Endangered Species Act in Glacier National Park help secure the border? Simple. It doesn’t.
WASHINGTON – In a move aimed at improving national security, House Republicans want to give the U.S. Border Patrol unprecedented authority to ignore 36 environmental laws on federal land in a 100-mile-deep zone stretching along the Canadian …
A proposal to prevent environmental rules from impeding the Border Patrol’s ability to monitor and pursue illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S. was approved by a House committee Wednesday, in a move one congressman said could address the government’s “cavalier attitude” toward illegal immigration.
By Mariana Martínez The walls that divide Mexico and the United States, designed to contain undocumented immigration and the traffic of drugs and weapons, will also be responsible for the diminishing of one of the most important ecosystems in the Tijuana-San Diego region: the Tijuana River Estuary. This ecological disaster, that began with […]
Nearly $7 million dollars is going toward environmental projects, including restoring wetlands, closing dirt roads, and studying bats.