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Grand Canyon Banning Plastic Water Bottle Sales

Feb. 6, 2012

Associated Press GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Disposable plastic water bottles soon won’t be sold at the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service announced Monday that it has approved a plan to eliminate the sale of the bottles within 30 days. The bottles make up about 20 percent of the Park’s waste and […]

Skagit Human Rights Festival

Skagit Human Rights Festival 2012

To download a full size copy of the poster, right click + “save as” HERE or on the image above!

Press Coverage from East-West Highway Rally 2-14-12

Press coverage is listed below in three sections: 1) Print, 2) TV, and 3) Radio

note: due to conglomerate press ownership, some articles repeat.

1) Print http://www.pressherald.com/news/East-west-highway-idea-resurfaces-in-Legislature.html (same as below) http://www.pressherald.com/news/this-time-private-money-would-fund-east-west-road_2012-02-15.html (same as above)

 

http://www.sunjournal.com/news/approved/0001/11/30/renewed-interest-east-west-highway-reaches-state-h/1155440 (same as below) http://bangordailynews.com/2012/02/14/news/augusta/renewed-interest-in-east-west-highway-reaches-state-house/?ref=mostReadBoxBusiness (same as above)

 

http://www.mpbn.net/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3478/ItemId/20285/Default.aspx

 

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/071bc5ca7ef54de69738ad69cb7689ab/ME–East-West-Highway/ (same as below) http://www.htrnews.com/usatoday/article/38576715?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs (same as above)

 

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Grand Canyon banning sales of bottled water

By Miguel Llanos, msnbc.com

Activists concerned that Coca-Cola might be influencing National Park Service policy were breathing a bit easier Tuesday after the Grand Canyon National Park announced it would eliminate the sale of bottled water inside the park within 30 days.

full story here: http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/07/10340196-grand-canyon-banning-sales-of-bottled-water

Attention all committed to the future of Maine: Kickoff Campaign to Oppose the East-West Highway!

RALLY! Noon, Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Outside the State House.

At 1pm, LD 1671, An Act To Provide Funding to the Department of Transportation for a Feasibility Study of an East-west Highway, is scheduled for a public hearing and we want to be there!

We want to attract media coverage, and get our talking points […]

Attention all committed to the future of Maine: Kickoff Campaign to Oppose the East-West Highway!

RALLY! Noon, Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Outside the State House.

At 1pm, LD 1671, An Act To Provide Funding to the Department of Transportation for a Feasibility Study of an East-west Highway, is scheduled for a public hearing and we want to be there!

We want to attract media coverage, and get our talking points […]

Attention all committed to the future of Maine: Kickoff Campaign to Oppose the East-West Highway!

We are expressing opposition to the East-West Highway because:

1) It is dishonest to use taxpayer money to fund a private project. The east-west highway would be a private toll road.

2) The project does not bring any benefit to Maine. Its primary use will be as a highly expensive toll road for Canadian transport […]

Bottled Water Banished at University of Vermont

Vending machines to feature ‘healthy choices’

By Lauren Drasler, Assistant New Editor | The Vermont Cynic | Thursday, February 2, 2012

The sale of bottled water on campus will end Jan. 1, 2013, makingUVM one of the first institutions nationwide to pass this type of sustainable beverage policy, according to University Communications.

UVM will remove […]

East-West Highway Update: January 20, 2012

The Small Business Administration is looking to providing capital for “small businesses that need it.” There are two components of the article below that are noteworthy.

1) The SBA opened up a loan guarantee program to mission-based and community lenders. Three groups applied for the program in Maine and were approved: Coastal Enterprises Inc., the […]

Bellingham, WA Rights-Based Ordinance Proposed to Stop Coal Trains

by: Coal Free Bellingham Posted on: January 27, 2012

Editor’s Note: Bellingham has taken the first step in following the example of towns and municipalities like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who have recently explicitly asserted their rights as autonomous communities. Pittsburgh has outlawed all Hydraulic Fracturingpractices within its city limits. With support by the Community Environmental Legal […]