Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

Shutdown Could Have Long-Term Effects On Wildfire Disaster Response

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Firefighters and forest managers are losing valuable time to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. It's one of the long-term impacts of the government shutdown as it continues to linger on.

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Shutdown Hampers Wildfire Preparedness and Training Across The Country

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Firefighters and forest managers are losing valuable time to prepare for the upcoming wildland fire season as the partial government shutdown continues.

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Interior Restaffs Some Wildlife Refuges During Shutdown

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Furloughed staff will return to 38 protected sites around the country. Critics are panning the move as a way to avoid bad optics during the political tussle.

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During His Time As Interior Secretary, Zinke Advanced 'Energy Dominance'

Monday, December 17, 2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke ends his tenure having successfully pushed President Trump's agenda of "energy dominance," but leaving conservationists disappointed.

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Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department, Trump Tweets

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The interior secretary is stepping down after a tumultuous two years, marked by mounting allegations of misconduct in office.

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Trump Proposes New Definition Of Protections Under Clean Water Act

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Trump administration's rollback of a major clean water rule is sure to face legal challenges.

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Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water Protections

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.

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Trump Administration Aims to Boost Energy Production, Cut Protections for Sage Grouse

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The Interior Department is moving forward on revisions to Obama-era conservation plans for the greater sage grouse. The changes would ease restrictions on energy development.

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'Retreat' Is Not An Option As A California Beach Town Plans For Rising Seas

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Tens of millions of U.S. homes are threatened by rising seas. Communities across the country are planning for that future, but there are challenges to even having the discussion.

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California Community Deals With Back-To-Back Tragedies

Monday, November 12, 2018

Last week in Thousand Oaks, a shooter opened fire at a bar killing 12 people before taking his own life. Just a day later, a massive fire forced thousands to evacuate their homes.

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News Brief: Trump Rule Attempts To Limit Asylum-Seekers, Thousand Oaks Shooting

Friday, November 09, 2018

The Trump administration issued a rule to attempt to restrict migrants' asylum rights. Also, the latest on the Thousand Oaks shooting and potential election recounts in Florida and Georgia.

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Update On Thousand Oaks Shooting

Friday, November 09, 2018

A former U.S. Marine killed 12 people at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., packed with college students Wednesday. The gunmen is dead and one of his victims was a sergeant with the sheriff's office.

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Sheriff's Sergeant Among Those Killed In A Mass Shooting In California

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Among those who died in a mass shooting at a California bar Thursday was Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus. NPR's Nate Rott says Helus was among the first to run into the bar. His colleagues call him a hero.

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Ventura County Sheriff On Shooting

Thursday, November 08, 2018

A shooter killed 12 people and injured several more at a country music bar in Ventura County, Calif., late Wednesday. NPR's Noel King talks with Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean.

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12 Dead In Southern California Shooting

Thursday, November 08, 2018

A gunman has killed at least 12 people, including a law enforcement officer, at a shooting in a southern California bar.

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Southern California Voters Share What's Driving Them To The Polls

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Orange County, Calif., has been decidedly Republican for decades. But more recently, it's turning Blue. Voters there share why they're excited this Election Day.

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Why Big Money Is Being Pumped Into A Small New Mexico Race

Thursday, November 01, 2018

As battles over energy and climate heat up, national groups are putting more money into local races with a big impact. That includes the election of the land commissioner in New Mexico.

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After Midterms, Democrats Hope To 'Change The Narrative' On Environmental Rollbacks

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Democrats are making Trump's environmental rollbacks and climate denial a big issue in swing races this fall. If they take the House, they plan lots of oversight hearings and tough questions.

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Democrats Plan More Environmental Oversight If Midterms Swing Their Way

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Democrats running in some swing races are prioritizing environmental rollbacks and climate denial for the midterm elections. That could mean more oversight if Democrats take over the House.

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Fire Ecologists Say More Fires Should Be Left To Burn. So Why Aren't They?

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Fire ecologists are urging forest managers to allow more wildfires to burn on the landscape to help thin overgrown forests. Many challenges stand in the way.

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