Ohio Overturns Ban On Cities Keeping Them From Voting Against Fracking

By Ruth Milka, nationofchange.org -

By Ruth Milka for Nation of Change - In a great victory for environmentalists and the people of Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court struck down a provision that restricted citizen’s efforts to vote [...]

Coastal Town Banned Tar Sands And Sparked War With Oil Industry

By Sabrina Shankman, insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate Change - Hundreds of miles from the nearest oil field or fracking well, the answer to this question is playing out here, as a longrunning David-and-Goliath [...]

Trump Adds Venezuela And North Korea To Travel Ban

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The addition of North Korea and Venezuela broadens the restrictions from the original, mostly Muslim-majority list. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that Venezuela [...]

China Plans To Ban Sales Of Fossil Fuel Cars Entirely

By Darrell Etherington, www.techcrunch.com -

By Darrell Etherington for TechCrunch - China’s big electric vehicle push is about to get even bigger: The country is planning to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles entirely, with [...]

Seattle To Ban Plastic Straws, Utensils At Restaurants Next Year

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - Starting next year, Seattle restaurants will no longer provide plastic straws and plastic utensils to its patrons after a 2010 ordinance finally takes effect. "As [...]

NY’s Fracking Ban Was Supposed To Set A Precedent…

By Ellen Cantarow and Dennis Higgins, www.truth-out.org -

By Ellen Cantarow and Dennis Higgins for Truthout - New York banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) two years ago, in a victory for persistent anti-fracking activists and a potential [...]

Swift Backlash Meets President’s Tweet Declaring Ban On Transgender Military Service

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC– A tweet issued by President Trump Wednesday morning appeared to rescind a Department of Defense policy which allows transgender men and women [...]

Big Oil Overturns Portland’s Landmark Fossil Fuel Ban

By Nick Caleb, www.therealnews.com -

By Nick Caleb for The Real News Network - Sharmini Peries: It's The Real News Network. I'm Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Back in December last year, we all hailed the city of [...]

U.S., UK And France Denounce Nuclear Ban Treaty

By David Krieger, www.counterpunch.org -

By David Krieger for Counter Punch - The U.S., UK and France have never shown enthusiasm for banning and eliminating nuclear weapons. It is not surprising, therefore, that they did not [...]

The United Nations Prohibits Nuclear Weapons

By Staff,www.icanw.org www.icanw.org -

By Staff of ICAN - On 7 July 2017, the United Nations adopted a landmark agreement to ban nuclear weapons, known officially as the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Here we answer [...]

Federal Judge In Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Travel Ban

By Staff, www.reuters.com -

By Staff of Reuters - “The Court will not crawl into a corner, pull the shutters closed, and pretend it has not seen what it has.” "Where the 'historical context and "the specific sequence of [...]

Fracking Banned In Maryland

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Annapolis, MD–The Maryland Senate voted 35-10 for a state-wide fracking ban late Monday. The state legislation marks a turning point against oil and gas [...]

Trump Travel Ban: US States Launch Legal Challenges

By Staff, www.bbc.com -

By Staff of BBC News - Several US states have launched legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Mr Trump signed an executive order placing a 90-day ban on people from [...]

New Travel Ban Is Against U.S. Citizens

By Shaun Bradley, www.activistpost.com -

By Shaun Bradley for Activist Post - As emotions intensify over Trump’s recent immigration ban, the State Department and IRS have quietly used it as a smokescreen to roll out a new policy that [...]

Trump Immigration Ban Still In Place Despite Court Ruling, Says DHS

By Mark Hanrahan, www.nbcnews.com -

By Mark Hanrahan for NBC News - Hours after a federal judge issued a stay on President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily restricting entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority [...]

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