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AmeriScan: October 2, 2014

Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban Upheld … Judge Rejects Pebble Mine Lawsuit Against EPA … Oregon Rejects Nickel Mining to Protect Smith River … East Coast Gets $3.6 Billion to ‘Harden’ Transit Post-Sandy … California Bans Plastic Bags Statewide … California Water Year 2014 Ends With Little Rain Forecast […]

Latest News

California Says Goodbye to Plastic Bags

SACRAMENTO, California, October 2, 2014 (ENS) – California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. The measure takes effect on January 1, 2015 in grocery stores and pharmacies. […]

Land Use/Forests

Court Blocks West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Coal Mine

WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2014 (ENS) – A long court battle came to an end Tuesday when a federal judge upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s denial of a permit for a large, contentious mountaintop removal coal mine in Appalachia, the Spruce No. 1 Mine. […]

At Risk

Ebola Strikes United States

DALLAS, Texas, October 1, 2014 (ENS) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first Ebola case in the United States in a person who returned to Texas by plane after visiting the West African country of Liberia, where the disease is running rampant. […]