Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

Scott Pruitt's Ethical Missteps Don't Seem To Have Any Effect On His Standing With Trump

Friday, June 08, 2018

The list of alleged ethical missteps by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just keeps growing longer, but they don't seem to be having any effect on his standing with President Trump.

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Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes On Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Lava from Kilauea volcano has filled Kapoho Bay and inundated a section of coastline that was once covered with lush forest and dotted by homes.

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Hawaii's Volcanic Eruption Draws Scientific Interest

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The eruption of Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island is causing local devastation, but it is an exciting research opportunity for volcanologists.

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Kilauea Volcano Disrupts Big Island's Tourist-Dependent Economy

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The spectacular lava fountains and fissures on Hawaii's Big Island are scaring the tourists away. That's a big problem for an island whose economy is heavily dependent on visitor dollars.

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Why People Chose To Live Near A Volcano

Saturday, May 26, 2018

The evacuated housing development at Leilani Estates was built on the flank of the volcano. Some people wonder why anyone would ever live there. The answer? The homes are affordable.

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Hawaii Officials Send Different Messages For Residents And Tourists About Active Volcano

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Hawaii officials continue to warn the public about dangers from the active volcano on the Big Island, including the lava flowing toward a power plant. In the meantime, they are trying to reassure possible visitors that the tourism opportunities have not been affected.

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Residents Near Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Brace For Uncertainty

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Over 40 structures have been destroyed and thousands remain evacuated as the volcano erupts. Lava flows from dozens of fissures have reached the ocean, creating a dangerous phenomenon known as "laze."

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Nothing Certain In Search For 'Regulatory Certainty' At EPA

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt often cites the need for "regulatory certainty." But even some supporters of his sweeping rollbacks say they're creating the opposite.

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Scott Pruitt Praised And Reviled For 'Effectiveness,' But How Effective Is He?

Thursday, May 10, 2018

EPA chief Scott Pruitt is praised by industry and conservatives for his aggressive moves to roll back environmental regulations. But how much he's changed the department is debatable.

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Pruitt Proposes EPA Science Restrictions

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The EPA says it wants to only use research in which all data are publicly available. Scientists say this would hurt policy making on everything from air pollution to toxic waste and pesticides.

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National Park Service To 'Modestly' Raise Entrance Fees In Plan To Cut Repair Backlog

Friday, April 13, 2018

The National Park Service will increase entrance fees at 117 national parks by at least $5. The increases are far smaller than had previously been proposed by the Trump administration.

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New Researchers Hoping To Prevent Gun-Related Violence Have Grown Up With It

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New money is going towards gun violence research, paving the way for new generation of data analysts, who have grown up in an era of mass shootings, to enter the field.

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Questions Being Raised On How Shooter Got Into YouTube's Building

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

A day after a woman opened fire on the YouTube campus in San Bruno, Calif., questions are being asked about how the shooter got into the facility, and whether police were warned about her anger.

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Police Say Female Suspect Dead, Several Wounded After Shooting At YouTube HQ

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini says that one person is dead and multiple are wounded after a shooter opened fire at the HQ of Youtube around 12:45 local time.

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Hospitals Near YouTube HQ Confirm They Have Received 'Several' People From Incident

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Police have confirmed an active shooter at the Silicon Valley headquarters of YouTube. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with NPR's Nate Rott, who has talked with hospitals in the area.

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EPA Moves To Weaken Landmark Fuel Efficiency Rules

Monday, April 02, 2018

The EPA is rejecting landmark fuel efficiency rules for automobiles, a key part of President Obama's efforts to address climate change. The move could lead to another legal battle with California.

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Trump's Plan To Roll Back Fuel Standards Could Face Hurdles

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency appears set to weaken fuel efficiency standards. The move could lead to another legal battle with California.

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California Launches First State-Funded Gun Violence Research Center

Monday, March 26, 2018

Unbiased data about guns is hard to come by. A growing number of states are weighing whether to launch their own gun research initiatives to help fill the void left by federal cuts to such research.

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Decline In Hunters Threatens How U.S. Pays For Conservation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The steady drop is expected to accelerate in coming years, threatening the much-lauded model through which the U.S. has paid for conservation.

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On Visit To California, President Trump Reviews Prototypes For Border Wall

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

For the first time since he was elected, President Trump is visiting California to review progress on border wall prototypes, address service personnel at a Marine base and attend a fundraiser in the Los Angeles area.

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