IL. Environmentalists Seek To Obstruct Obama Presidential Center

Three Illinois environmentalists with the group Protect Our Parks are engaged in litigation to prevent the construction of President Barack Obama’s Presidential Center. According to the Chicago Tribune, the three assert in their lawsuit that the city of Jackson Park and Park District lack the legal ability to make the public parkland available for the… Read More IL. Environmentalists Seek To Obstruct Obama Presidential Center

New York City Politicos Will Use Green Roof Mandates to Screw City Residents

Legislation will be introduced today by two members of the New York City Council that will mandate green roofs, solar panels or wind turbines to be installed on new buildings constructed within city limits and commercial edifices undergoing major exterior renovations. According to The New York Times, one council member named Stephen Levin of Brooklyn… Read More New York City Politicos Will Use Green Roof Mandates to Screw City Residents

Environmentalists Ratchet Up Attacks on Corsica Villas

Despite assurances by town officials that construction was being done in accordance with the law, environmentalists have vowed to halt construction of and seek demolition of six villas to be constructed near sea caves in the town of Peyia, Corsica. According to Cyprus Mail, the controversy surrounds the villas location that environmentalists claim is near… Read More Environmentalists Ratchet Up Attacks on Corsica Villas

India Environmentalists Oppose More Development in Mumbai

After Mumbai’s state government enacted changes to a special development district for the Seawoods development in the city, Asian Age quotes a spokesman with the Navi Mumbai Environment Preservation Society said the move is a way to benefit developers at the expense of lands of ecological importance. At issue is the construction not only more… Read More India Environmentalists Oppose More Development in Mumbai

US Fish & Wildlife withdraws opposition to Arizona construction project

High Country News is an online and print environmentalist rag based out of Paonia, Colorado. An article in its recent edition reveals that last month the US Fish and Wildlife Service has withdrawn its opposition to a proposed development named Villages at Vigneto that will be located along the San Pedro River near the town… Read More US Fish & Wildlife withdraws opposition to Arizona construction project

Environmentalists seek to obstruct mayo factory expansion

The parent company of Hellmans and Best Foods mayonnaise (Unilever) broke ground on an expansion of their production facility near Chicago recently. According to the Chicago Tribune, the company’s present factory employs 200 people, but when the expansion is complete the facilities will have the potential to create 80 to 120 new jobs. Not surprisingly,… Read More Environmentalists seek to obstruct mayo factory expansion

Environmentalists demand construction of Canadian technopark be stopped

A group of environmentalists demand Canada’s federal government put a stop to the construction of a development in Montreal’s Saint Laurent’s technopark for clean tech companies alleging the construction poses a threat to wetlands that contain a number of bird species. According to Canada TV News Montreal, the wetlands are located on the north side… Read More Environmentalists demand construction of Canadian technopark be stopped