Environmental Southeast

WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

Federal regulators have approved two major natural gas pipelines that would start in West Virginia and supply the eastern seaboard.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved both the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Friday evening. Source: WV MetroNews – Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines gain federal approval

National

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes Justin Angle, The University of Montana For years, many have said that sports teams with Native American mascots – the Cleveland Indians, Chicago Blackhawks and Florida State Seminoles, to name a few – perpetuate stereotypes against Native people. Others have argued that these mascots are harmless; […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental

Class size, pipeline, elections board tied in NC legislature | News & Observer

Jackson said Republicans tied the elections board change and the pipeline mitigation money to the class-size changes in an attempt to bait Democrats into voting against the bill and the Democratic governor into vetoing it. Source: Class size, pipeline, elections board tied in NC legislature | News & Observer

Culture

Sterlin Harjo on the Dos and Don’ts of Filming in Indian Country | International Documentary Association

I see film crews, all the time, grabbing the first loud, “chief-y” Indian that they can (usually men) and letting them speak for a huge, diverse, community at large. My biggest advice is to never interview the people that are trying to get in front of the camera. Source: Sterlin Harjo on the Dos and […]