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Man who threatened to kill Ajit Pai’s children gets 20 months in prison

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Putra Kurniawan | EyeEm) A man who threatened to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was today sentenced to 20 months in prison. Markara Man, a 33-year-old from California, pleaded guilty on … Continue reading

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74% of US coal plants threatened by renewables, but emissions continue to rise

Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) The International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report on Monday saying that in 2018, "global energy-related CO2 emissions … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Yellow Lance Mussel as Threatened

On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a final to rule listing the yellow lance mussel (Elliptio lanceolata) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The final rule states that only seven populations of … Continue reading

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NMFS Lists Oceanic Whitetip Shark as Threatened Species

On January 30, 2018, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a final rule listing the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharinus lonigmanus) as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  This final listing rule is the culmination of NMFS’ … Continue reading

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Why Are American Gymnasts Being Threatened for Fines Speaking Out About Sexual Abuse?

There are more than 150 known victims of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and sports medicine physician at Michigan State University. Nassar served as USA Gymnastics’ team physician during four Olympic Games and only left his position … Continue reading

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