Today Earthjustice on behalf of Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future, Gasp, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Sierra Club, sued the Environmental Protection Agency for improperly regulating coke ovens – producers of known carcinogens – thus failing to protect communities throughout the country.
Gov. Ron DeSantis got headlines and photo opportunities Thursday for a major executive order he issued on the environment, but it's missing a key component: preventing pollution at its source before it sparks green slime in the public's waters.
Groundwater beneath unlined coal ash disposal ponds outside Glenrock, Point of Rocks and Kemmerer had above standard levels of carcinogenic contaminants like radium, Rocky Mountain Power reported to state regulators this month.
A push to shorten the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission environmental review timelines for natural gas pipelines could limit the public’s and environmentalists’ involvement in the process, some energy specialists said.
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin today filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claiming the agencies have failed to take "primary responsibility" for wetland permitting on a controversial proposed open pit mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.