Feb 18 2011

Twitter Link Round-Up: Chevron Fined for Amazon Pollution and Royalties for Gold and Silver

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Afraid you missed something interesting in the world of environmental law?  Read on for a list of articles posted on our Twitter feed @WMELSBlog.

– NYT: @nytimes BP responds to criticism of oil spill settlements by saying if anything, they are too generous http://nyti.ms/hkM54B

– BBC: @BBCNews The sale of publicly owned forests in the UK has been stopped, with an apology from the environment sec. http://bbc.in/eI6VfM

– WWF: @WWF WWF and @Guardian series on business transitioning to sustainable practices http://su.pr/1rhmTR (RT)

– NYT: @nytimes Russia is jumping into the offshore Arctic drilling business and US companies are following http://nyti.ms/gGgzBJ

– NYT: @nytimesgreen The UN warns that food shortages caused by climate change are driving instability in many regions http://bit.ly/fXfd8r #

– Interior Dept: @Interior Sec. Salazar announces $749 million for state fish & wildlife projects: http://bit.ly/gJSYF5 (RT)

– MNN: @MotherNatureNet Could anti-whaling activists actually be winning the war against Japanese whalers? http://is.gd/eUJ8b4 (RT)

– NYT: @nytimesgreen Could gold and mineral mining companies have to start paying royalties? http://bit.ly/fmH7t3

– LAT: @LATenvironment Oscar voters are next group to tackle ‘fracking’ controversy http://lat.ms/eWDd8m

– Audubon: @audubonsociety New initiative for Sage Grouse http://nyti.ms/feIcMf (RT)

– BBC: @BBCWorld After an 18 year long trial, Chevron has been fined over $8 billion for polluting in the Amazon http://bbc.in/gzAWx6

– NYT: @nytenvironment Green: On Our Radar: Costner Is Sued Over Spill Technology http://bit.ly/hqbKNV (RT)

– NYT: @nytenvironment Green: Gingrich’s Energy Policies Rile Conservative Critics http://bit.ly/iboTLe (RT)

– NYT: @guardianeco Barack Obama 2012 budget provides $8bn for clean energy http://gu.com/p/2n57c/tf (RT)

– SA: @sciam How effective has the EPA been in its first 40 years? http://bit.ly/i8HXM4

– NYT: @nytenvironment Letter from Bush’s EPA Administrator used to refute a climate bill proposed by GOP lawmakers http://nyti.ms/hDSxxT

– NYT: @dotearth The FWS has found that the Pacific walrus is meriting protection from the ESA, but little will be done http://nyti.ms/f7JBZn

– NYT: @nytimesgreen Spill Commissioners Call for Review of Energy Policy http://bit.ly/f9gcps (RT)

– Yale: @YaleE360 Rare whooping cranes will be reintroduced in Louisiana http://bit.ly/gX6p8K (RT)

– NYT: @nytenvironment EPA’s new power plant rules (requiring retrofitting) will create new jobs, according to study http://nyti.ms/gjjoo6

– NYT: @nytenvironment More Companies Push Sustainability, but Usually Not for Climate Reasons — Study http://nyti.ms/i3PfyN (RT)

– NYT: @nytenvironment GOP lawmakers take Obama’s side to oppose public nuisance claims based on climate change http://nyti.ms/dGpNTn

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