Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

People Of Coal-Rich Northern Cheyenne Torn Between Jobs And Sacred Culture

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Despite high unemployment and poverty, the tribe has never touched the billions of tons of coal underneath its land. But new opportunities from the Trump administration could change that.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Removed From Endangered Species List

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Interior Department has announced that it will end federal protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

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Southern Baptist Convention Votes To Condemn White Supremacy

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Members of the denomination criticized an earlier decision not to vote on the resolution while condemnations of gambling and Planned Parenthood were considered and approved.

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Coal Towns Face An Uncertain Future. What Is The Country Obliged To Do?

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

As utilities transition away from coal power, what, if anything, do they owe the places that were built around supplying that coal? A Montana lawmaker is among those trying to make that case.

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Town That Helped Power Northwest Feels Left Behind In Shift Away From Coal

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Colstrip, Mont., is home to the second-largest coal power plant in the West. The plant's customers in other states are turning away from coal, so locals are looking for support in making a transition.

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Montana Town Exemplifies Coal Country's Uncertain Future

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Trump administration has declared an end to the "war on coal," but Colstrip, Mont., is still feeling besieged. The town is a good example of how complicated the future is for coal country.

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Will Trump Pull Out Of The Climate Deal? He Promised His Base He Would

Thursday, June 01, 2017

An announcement will be made Thursday afternoon. White House sources have said he will pull out of the deal — joining Nicaragua and Syria as the world's only countries not involved.

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Morning News Brief: Trump On Paris Climate Deal, U.K. Elections

Thursday, June 01, 2017

President Trump is set to announce on Thursday whether he wants to keep the U.S. in the Paris climate agreement. And campaigns for the U.K.'s Parliament are closer than expected.

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Inside The Debate Over Repealing Curbs On Methane Leaks

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

A deadline is approaching for lawmakers to undo an Obama-era regulation that aims to limit the emissions of methane — a powerful greenhouse gas — from energy production sites on public lands.

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Trump Signs Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump signed an executive order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, in a move welcomed by the oil and gas industry and greeted with alarm by environmental groups.

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A Mountain Lion Kitten Is Found, Leading To Excitement And Concern

Sunday, April 09, 2017

A mountain lion kitten was found in the Santa Monica Mountains, just outside Los Angeles. Biologists are excited to see new kittens being born but are concerned about inbreeding.

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The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About Trump And Climate Change

Sunday, April 02, 2017

President Trump has signed an executive order rolling back a number of climate change initiatives. This week, we answer listener questions about the Trump administration's environmental policies.

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Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Regulation On Carbon Emissions

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump signed a sweeping set of executive orders on Tuesday that aim to dismantle the Obama administration's efforts to combat climate change.

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Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of Obama's Environmental Legacy

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Trump administration aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which limits emissions from power plants, lift the moratorium on federal coal leases and change the "social cost of carbon" policy.

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EPA Chief: Trump Plans To Kill Obama-era Clean Power Plan

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Trump administration is expected this week to unveil its executive order undoing President Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

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Debate Over Silencers: Hearing Protection Or Public Safety Threat?

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Legislation would loosen restrictions on gun suppressors, with proponents saying quieter guns protect shooters' hearing. But opponents say easier-to-get silencers are a risk to the public.

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EPA Head Scott Pruitt Doubts Basic Consensus On Climate Change

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not agree that carbon dioxide is the main driver of climate change.

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Trump Orders Review Of Obama-Era Clean Water Rule

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

President Trump takes action to roll back another environmental regulation. The Clean Water Rule extends federal authority over smaller streams and marshes, but farmers, builders and others say it goes too far.

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White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against Marijuana

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Press secretary Sean Spicer's comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.

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Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

Friday, February 17, 2017

Scott Pruitt is promising an aggressive rollback of regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency. NPR takes a look at what he's likely to target and the challenges he will face.

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