Land environment

FILE - In this April 2, 2012 file photo, singer Paul Simon performs at "A Celebration of Paul Newman's Dream" to benefit "SeriousFun" an association of Hole in the Wall Camps at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Simon’s cottage on eastern Long Island is in danger of slip sliding away. Newsday reports the singer-songwriter’s home in Montauk, New York, is being moved back 80 feet (24.3 meters) from the edge of a bluff. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
April 14, 2017 - 11:52 am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Simon's cottage on eastern Long Island is in danger of slip sliding away. Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/2peU1Mn ) reports the singer-songwriter's home in Montauk, New York, is being moved back 80 feet (24.3 meters) from the edge of a bluff. It's part of an effort to save the...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2012 file photo, singer Paul Simon performs at "A Celebration of Paul Newman's Dream" to benefit "SeriousFun" an association of Hole in the Wall Camps at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Simon’s cottage on eastern Long Island is in danger of slip sliding away. Newsday reports the singer-songwriter’s home in Montauk, New York, is being moved back 80 feet (24.3 meters) from the edge of a bluff. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
April 14, 2017 - 11:51 am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Simon's cottage on eastern Long Island is in danger of slip sliding away. Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/2peU1Mn ) reports the singer-songwriter's home in Montauk, New York, is being moved back 80 feet (24.3 meters) from the edge of a bluff. It's part of an effort to save the...
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Boulders and debris surround homes damaged when rivers surrounding Mocoa overflowed and sent a wall of water and debris surging through the city over the weekend, in Mocoa, Colombia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Colombian authorities said at least 273 people were killed. The death toll was expected to rise since many more were missing and bodies are still being found. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 05, 2017 - 3:25 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that Mocoa could face dangerous flooding...
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Boulders and debris surround homes damaged when rivers surrounding Mocoa overflowed and sent a wall of water and debris surging through the city over the weekend, in Mocoa, Colombia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Colombian authorities said at least 273 people were killed. The death toll was expected to rise since many more were missing and bodies are still being found. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 05, 2017 - 12:02 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that Mocoa could face dangerous flooding...
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FILE- In this Thursday, March 24, 2011 file photo, oil flows on the creek water's surface near an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland, outside Port Harcourt, in Nigeria's Delta region. Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according to a German geologist contracted by the Dutch-British multinational. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
March 24, 2017 - 9:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according to a German...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:40 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A German geologist says Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history. Kay...
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In this photo taken March 3, 2017, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court could make it easier for landowners to get paid when government rules make their property less valuable. Justices hear arguments Monday in a dispute over a Wisconsin family’s effort to sell a riverfront plot they say has been stripped of value by conservation rules. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 19, 2017 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could make it easier for landowners to get paid when government rules make their property less valuable. Justices hear arguments Monday in a dispute over a Wisconsin family's effort to sell a riverfront plot. The family says conservation rules barring a sale have...
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Map locate Scarborough Shoal; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 17, 2017 - 7:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build the first permanent structure on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, in a move likely to renew concerns over Beijing's robust assertions of its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody. The top official in...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte gives 'high five' to children after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 15, 2017 - 7:51 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest on election day in the Netherlands (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Some Dutch voters are queuing up to cast their ballots on one of the newest pieces of their nation — a recently created island in a large lake north of Amsterdam. Authorities have put a polling...
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