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Trump Administration Reverses Ban on Elephant Trophy Imports

Campaigners condemn reversal, fear it will set back global efforts to stem the ivory trade

The Trump administration has agreed to allow the remains of elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be brought back to the US, a reversal of an Obama-era ban. photo by Steven dosRemediosElephants in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. The Trump administration has reversed a ban elephant…
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by: Lorraine Chow – November 16, 2017

Judge Awards Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Builder Rights to Seize Last Five Holdout Properties

Company granted possession of land held by nuns who built chapel in the pipeline’s path

Builders of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline now possess the five remaining holdout properties in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, following a federal judge's decision Wednesday. The ruling from Judge Jeffrey Schmehl granted Transcontinental Pipe Line Co.'s (Transco) motion to condemn the rights of way…
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by: Lorraine Chow – August 24, 2017

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