Public Meeting Held In Durango On EPA Caused Mine Water Release

Public Meeting Held In Durango On EPA Caused Mine Water Release

Durango, CO…There was a live-streamed public meeting on August 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Miller Middle School Auditorium, 2608 Junction Street, Durango. On August 5, 2015, an EPA team working to investigate and address contamination at the Gold King Mine in San Juan County, Colorado, unexpectedly triggered a large release of mine waste water […]

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

San Francisco, CA…The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), privacy company Disconnect and a coalition of Internet companies have announced a stronger “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting for Web browsing—a new policy standard that, coupled with privacy software, will better protect users from sites that try to secretly follow and record their Internet activity, and incentivize advertisers […]

EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

Washington, DC…President Obama announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan yesterday, which will cut U.S. carbon pollution from the power sector by 870 million tons, or 32 percent below 2005 levels, in 2030. Power plants are the largest drivers of climate change in the United States, accounting for roughly one-third of all […]

Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Washington, DC…In the week ending July 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 255,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 281,000. This is the lowest level for initial claims since November 24, 1973 when it was 233,000. The 4-week moving average was 278,500, a decrease of 4,000 […]

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