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NBA Launches Green Week

April 8th, 2013 | by Don Lieber

The National Basketball Association this week launched NBA Green Week — a comprehensive week of action taken by the league to [&hellip

Keystone XL & Jobs

November 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

  One of the big arguments for the Keystone XL pipeline, which will now be approved no earlier than 2013, [&hellip

U.S. Declares Iceland in Violation of Global Whaling Ban, May Impose Sanctions

July 23rd, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

On July 20, 2011, U.S. Dept. of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally declared the nation of Iceland to be in defiance of the International Whaling Commission's global ban on commercial whaling. The declaration was met with over-whelming approval by numerous NGOs and conservation groups the world over. As a result of the commerce secretary's declaration, President Obama now has 60 days to decide whether to impose economic penalties and/or trade sanctions against Iceland. Such sanctions are authorized under legislation known as the 'Pelly Amendment'

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