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[ Protesters Leave Dakota Access Pipeline Area; Some Stay And Are Arrested ]

Snow falls on the Oceti Sakowin camp on Monday as structures smolder.

The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.

(Image credit: Angus Mordant for NPR)

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[ Floods in San Jose Push 14,000 People Out Of Their Homes ]

Rescuers sometimes chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, including babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek.

Residents were ordered to evacuate overnight after creeks and reservoirs flooded, and won’t be allowed home for at least another day.

(Image credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

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[ Key Moments In The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight ]

Demonstrators march from an encampment on the banks of the Cannonball River to a nearby construction site for the Dakota Access Pipeline to perform a daily prayer ceremony in September 2016.

An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

(Image credit: Andrew Cullen)

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[ These environmental and legal hurdles could take down Trump’s wall ]

The Department of Homeland Security has sweeping power to push through the border wall, but legal challenges could be strong.

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[ California Lawmakers Seek 100 Percent Renewables by 2045 ]

California SB 584 would require 100 percent of all electricity sold in California at retail to be generated by eligible renewable energy resources by December 31, 2045. 

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How would you like to volunteer in the Mid-South?

Planting trees at Shelby Farms Park
Cleaning up McKellar Lake with Living Lands and Waters
Planting community gardens with GrowMemphis
Cleaning litter with Memphis City Beautiful

Where can I drop off recycling?

Five recycling drop-off centers are available for residents and businesses not serviced by City of Memphis Sold Waste Management.

  • Downtown – Located in the gravel parking area on Mud Island Drive at the North entrance to Mud Island Park.
  • East Memphis – Located on Moore Ed, just south of the Shelby Showplace Arena at the Agricenter International.
  • Midtown – Located on the corner of Cooper and Walker at the First Congregational Church.
  • Southeast – Located at the Hickory Hill Community Center at 3910 Ridgeway.
  • ReCommunity – 3197 Farrisview Blvd., located off American Way just west of Lamar intersection. Place recycling material in carts located just outside the gate.