All posts tagged "pollution"

  • Council Approves First Step in Plastic Bag Ban

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Seven years and millions of plastic bags later, the second attempt to ban plastic bags in Jackson is moving forward. Town Council unanimously voted Monday to draft an ordinance to ban plastic bags...

    • Posted May 21, 2018
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  • Global Problem, Local Solution

    Town Council could get serious about plastic bag ban JACKSON HOLE, WY – Five trillion. That’s the number of single-use plastic bags people across the planet use and toss each year. In Jackson alone, grocers estimate residents...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Feature: The Bomb That Went Off Twice, part 3

    The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning  the nation’s water and soil. By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica.org In early 2000, the EPA issued its most substantial demands in a third order, laying out...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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  • Political Mining: Industry with Wyoming ties pushes for Trump to make uranium production local again

        During a week that saw President Donald Trump order tariffs on solar panels, solar panel components and washing machines manufactured overseas, one industry with strong ties to Wyoming — uranium mining — is hoping the...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Feature: The Bomb That Went Off Twice, Part 2

    The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning the nation’s water and soil. by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica.org As early as 1979, company documents show, Mallinckrodt, the company that operated the plant before Ensign-Bickford...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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