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Stories with subject: Environmental impact assessments
  • DNR to do full environmental study on proposed hog megafarm 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 5:49 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The Department of Natural Resources says it will require a full environmental impact study of a proposed hog "megafarm" in northern Wisconsin.

  • Environmental groups urge Dayton to wade into mine review 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 2:58 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Environmental advocates trying to stop a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota launched an ad campaign on Monday aimed not at the company behind the project but at Gov. Mark Dayton, hoping to persuade the Democrat to require stronger environmental protections.

  • Fight over 1960 Olympic ski resort's expansion plan heats up 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 1:26 pm

    RENO, Nevada - A leading environmental group has stepped up the fight against the proposed expansion of a Lake Tahoe ski resort, saying its impact on traffic and mountain scenery threatens to destroy the charm of the site that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

  • National Forest fields 200,000 comments on Tusayan project 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 2:36 pm

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The Kaibab National Forest is sifting through more than 200,000 public comments that are mostly against an easement through the town of Tusayan that would help make a development near the Grand Canyon possible.