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Trump Tariff Proposal Misrepresents Purdue Study

A study by Purdue University is being used by the federal Commerce Department, as the basis for President Trump’s proposed steel tariff plans. Thomas Hertel, of the Global Trade Analysis Project at Purdue, says his study is being misused by the Commerce Department to sell the administration’s 25 percent tax on imported steel. Hertel wrote in a statement that the …

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Eco Report – March 8th, 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report WFHB’s Don Geyra and Julianna Dailey report on Monroe County’s timber purchase from land donated by the US Forest Service, a new organization advocating for renewable energy, the proposal of ‘bobcat season’ and the count of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico. All and more in this week’s run-down of ecological news. This week’s …

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Eco Report – February 15th, 2018

Eco Report’s Phil Kasper and David Lyman report on County Council member Shelli Yoder claims against the waste transfer station proposal by Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling, Climate activist Michael Foster being sentenced to three years in prison, and the State Chemists’ Office running an informational campaign on the potential damaging effects of dicamba. All in this weekly rundown of ecological news.  …

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Eco Report – December 07, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Voices in the Street: “Do you think the government should fund the arts and humanities?”

Last week the Trump administration released a preliminary budget proposal for 2018. The proposal covers discretionary spending and thus spending on the arts and humanities. The proposed budget calls for eliminating future federal support for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Voices in the Street has posed the …

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