I like to keep track of environmental happenings (though I don’t always do a great job), so every once in a while you’ll see a more serious post like this in my blog.
This news gives me hope for the push back against fossil fuel companies.
“It’s shameful that DNR refused to enforce their own permit requirements,” said Penny Westing, Secretary of the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, the Tribal government for federally-recognized Chickaloon Native Village. “Usibelli is trying to start up a toxic coal strip mine on lands that are sacred to us, using a permit that was issued more than 20 years ago. The permit is badly outdated. It is time to start a new permitting process, using current information and involving the public.”
LOVE these awesome pictures from China. I can see the future, and this version is lovely.
Expected to be up and running in 2020, Tianjin Eco-City is one of these real-life sustainable communities, spanning 30 square kilometers and showcasing the hottest energy-saving technologies. Designed by Surbana Urban Planning Group, the city will have an advanced light rail transit system and varied eco-landscapes ranging from a sun-powered solarscape to a greenery-clad earthscape for its estimated 350,000 residents to enjoy.
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