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Five Years after Deepwater Horizon, Arctic Drilling Okayed

Five Years after Deepwater Horizon, Arctic Drilling Okayed

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2015 20

Just over five years ago, on the evening of April 20, 2010, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded off the coast of Louisiana, rupturing the Macondo exploration well below it. For the next

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Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2015 19

Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region received some good news last month. In a surprise, unusual ruling on December 19, 2014, United States District Judge Beryl A. Howell ordered that gray wolves in

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Video of the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor: the Pronghorn Path

Video of the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor: the Pronghorn Path

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2014 18

For nearly 6,000 years, pronghorn have made an annual migration from their summer range around the highlands of Grand Teton National Park to their wintering grounds, located about 170 miles south in the sagebrush-covered Upper Green

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Gas and Oil Drilling in Our National Parks

Gas and Oil Drilling in Our National Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 11, 2013 7

Although oil drilling and fracking provide some of the energy that we all use, the practices are highly controversial for the toll they take on our environment. It gets especially knottier when we talk

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Fracking: The Road to Energy Independence or Environmental Hazard?

Fracking: The Road to Energy Independence or Environmental Hazard?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 9, 2013 10

Although many environmental issues stir up strong emotions pro and con, currently none may be more contentious than fracking, slang for high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Fracking is the process of injecting pressurized chemical solutions into

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