Red light, green light

Ring, Ray
February 2009
High Country News;2/16/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p5
The article discusses environmental issues in the U.S. The U.S. President Barack Obama suspended the deregulation efforts of the former U.S. President George Bush including those regulating endangered species and oil shale development which implies the possibility of their restoration. It notes that the U.S. Department of the Interior secretary Ken Salazar assured the revival of the authority of biologists in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop projects related to endangered species. The Montana Environmental Information Center defeated the proposal of the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Montana due to the facility's impending environmental impacts.


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