The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board is right to make protecting Kern County's groundwater from contamination spreading from oilfield waste disposal ponds in McKittrick a high priority.
Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., disagree over specific legislation Newhouse introduced that would protect the Snake River dams, but Murray has emphasized she is not in favor of removing the dams.
As the campaign to become Pennsylvania's next governor continues, let's hope the candidates will give voters a better idea of what they will specifically do in the next four years, if elected, to protect their air and water while adequately providing for their energy needs.
Ireland's performance in the air pollution league table is better than some of its European neighbours, but as the latest readings for 2016, published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show, there’s no cause for complacency.
In an exchange hard to describe in words, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke responded to a question about defunding historical preservation of the Japanese-American confinement camps by saying, "Oh, Konnichiwa."