Several enviro bills await NY gov's signature

The New York state legislature recently passed a number of environmental bills that await Governor Andrew Cuomo's signature. Among them is a fracking.

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Op-ed: The Trump administration hates the National Environmental Policy Act

The Trump administration has now finalized major proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), rewriting the rules that govern how agencies review development projects under that landmark environmental law.

Steve Bland Jr: Trump administration puts Black and Brown lives at risk with environmental rollbacks

As our nation rises up to challenge the racism embedded within our society, I ask all of us to remember the environmental injustices that have been put onto the shoulders of Black and Brown communities.


Trump’s scorched-earth handling of environment extends to oceans too

President Donald Trump's cruelty to the environment and wildlife clearly is never far from the top of his mind.


We can no longer take breathing for granted

A lifelong asthmatic reflects on why ensuring our fragile future begins with protecting our air.


Environmental groups sue EPA over new water rule

The groups contend the new navigable waters rule would gut regulation of polluted streams and storm runoff flowing into major waterways such as the Rio Grande.

​As the nation reels, Trump Administration continues environmental policy rollbacks

There's a whirlwind of distressing news these days. Rage over racism; fretting over finance; and coronavirus may just be getting its boots on. It's all a perfect time to unleash some quiet mayhem on the environment.

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In Brazil, a sugarcane rush poses a new threat to the Amazon rainforest

Jair Bolsonaro's rollback of restrictions opens the way for further deforestation.


Trump signs order removing environmental review of major projects

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday evening that would waive requirements under a suite of environmental laws, a move the administration says will boost the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump rule limits states from blocking pipeline projects

The Trump administration gutted a key portion of the Clean Water Act on Monday.


Trump environmental rollbacks roll on despite pandemic. Opponents cry foul

The Trump administration is rushing to finalize some of its biggest environmental rollbacks ahead of November's election. Some affected groups say they're too distracted by the pandemic to engage.

States oppose Trump's efforts to ease pollution standards

Several states have filed suit against President Trump's efforts to loosen efficiency standards for vehicles. The states claim public health concerns could arise.


EPA: 5 takeaways from Wheeler's Senate grilling

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler yesterday mounted a fierce defense of his agency as it has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. Angry Democrats did not appear swayed by his arguments.
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