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environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon


environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the columbia river system.






gorsuch willing to limit environmental groups in land cases


supreme court nominee neil gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an associated press review of his rulings as a federal appeals court judge.






supreme court nominee gorsuch willing to limit environmental groups in land case


supreme court nominee neil gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an associated press review of his rulings as a federal appeals court judge.






gorsuch willing to limit environmental groups in land cases


supreme court nominee neil gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an associated press review of his rulings as a federal appeals court judge. gorsuch has […]






pruitt ok'd as epa chief over environmentalists' objections


over the strong objections of environmental groups, the senate confirmed scott pruitt to lead the environmental protection agency on friday, giving president donald trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase the use of planet-warming fossil fuels.






emails detail new epa chief scott pruitt's close ties to fossil fuel industry


in his previous role as oklahoma's attorney general, the environmental protection agency's new administrator regularly huddled with fossil fuel firms and electric utilities about how to combat federal environmental regulations and spoke to conservative political groups about what they call government"...






pruitt confirmed as epa chief over environmentalists' objections


over the strong objections of environmental groups, the senate confirmed scott pruitt to lead the environmental protection agency on friday, giving president donald trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase the use of planet-warming fossil fuels. pruitt was sworn in later...






at epa, scott pruitt signals fewer regulations


environmental groups are wary of his climate views.






thousands of emails detail epa head’s close ties to fossil fuel industry


in his previous role as oklahoma's attorney general, the environmental protection agency's new administrator regularly huddled with fossil fuel firms and electric utilities about how to combat federal environmental regulations and spoke to conservative political groups about what they call government" overreach," according to thousands of pages of emails released wednesday.






groups sue epa to protect wild salmon from climate change


u.s. fishing and conservation groups sued the environmental protection agency on thursday, seeking to protect wild salmon threatened by rising water temperatures attributed in part to climate change in two major rivers of the pacific northwest. the lawsuit, filed in u.s. district court in seattle, i...






environmentalists oppose permits for pennsylvania pipeline


harrisburg, pa. (ap) — environmental groups are trying to halt construction of a natural gas liquids pipeline across southern pennsylvania while they appeal newly issued permits. they say the pennsylvania department of environmental protection approved incomplete permit applications monday for the sunoco logistics’ pipeline. they argue construction of the 306-mile section of mariner east 2 […]






from restaurants to reefs: recycling discarded oyster shells


if you slurp oysters from the half-shell in new orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: you could be helping to construct reefs that environmental groups hope will save a bit of louisiana's coastline.






high court nominee gorsuch inclined to limit environmental groups


neil gorsuch has show willingness to limit conservationists in lawsuits involving public lands in previous cases






federal utility tva going to trial over pollution claims


environmental groups are taking the tennessee valley authority to trial over waste ash from an aging coal-fired power plant northeast of nashville, saying it polluted the cumberland river in violation of the clean water act.






environmentalists oppose permits for pennsylvania pipeline


environmental groups are trying to halt construction of a natural gas liquids pipeline across southern pennsylvania while they appeal newly issued permits.






water regulators for philly, nyc mum on gas drilling talks


environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the delaware river, whose watershed supplies philadelphia and half the population of new york city.






high court nominee gorsuch inclined to limit environmental groups


in previous cases, neil gorsuch has show willingness to limit conservationists in lawsuits involving public lands in previous cases






federal utility expected to close trial over pollution claim


the tennessee valley authority is expected to conclude a trial in which environmental groups accuse the utility's power plant outside nashville, tennessee, of illegally polluting the cumberland river with coal ash.






trump orders review, possible overhaul of epa water protection rule


president donald trump's promised overhaul of environmental rules gained momentum tuesday as the president ordered a review and possible rollback of protections for streams and wetlands – igniting opposition from conservation groups.






sc regulators deny cleanup deal for trump family company


columbia, s.c. (ap) — south carolina environmental regulators have rejected an effort by a company created by donald trump to limit its environmental cleanup liabilities at an industrial site. the decision by the department of health and environmental control could leave trump’s db pace company responsible for the cleanup, regardless of whether it caused the […]






u.s. house approves changes to ease transfer of federal lands


on a party-line vote in january, the u.s. house approved rule changes that would expedite such transfers, alarming environmental and recreation groups that have long called for “public lands to stay in public hands.”






emails: epa's pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industry


while serving as oklahoma's attorney general, new environmental protection agency chief scott pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.






in past land cases, gorsuch has limited environmentalists


supreme court nominee neil gorsuch has shown a willingness to limit the participation of environmental groups in lawsuits involving public lands, writing in one case that allowing conservationists to intervene could complicate and slow down the judicial process, according to an associated press review of his rulings as a federal appeals court judge.






trump ‘unleashed right-wing hate’: number of u.s. extremist groups rose for seco


the number of anti-muslim groups grew the most, almost tripling to 101 in 2016 from 34 in 2015. there were a total of 917 hate groups operating in the u.s. in 2016






environmental groups predicted oroville emergency spillway erosion in 2005 court


live updates: evacuations below oroville dam remain in effect as officials try to make repairs before new storms feb. 13, 2017, 3:39 p.m. more than 100,000 people were told to evacuate from areas near oroville dam in northern california on sunday because officials feared that an emergency spillway...






claims coal-fired plant polluted river: utility faces trial


environmental groups are taking the tennessee valley authority to trial over whether waste ash from its aging coal-fired power plant near nashville polluted the cumberland river in violation of the clean water act.






claims coal-fired plant polluted river: utility faces trial


environmental groups are taking the tennessee valley authority to trial over waste ash from an aging coal-fired power plant northeast of nashville, saying it polluted the cumberland river in violation of the clean water act.






states need environmental agendas based on social justice


while environmental justice champions at the federal level must play defense, washington state should be on offense.






from restaurants to reefs: recycling discarded oyster shells


on lake athanasio, la. (ap) — if you slurp oysters from the half-shell in new orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: you could be helping to construct reefs that environmental groups hope will save a bit of louisiana’s coastline. since 2014, restaurants have contributed nearly 2,600 tons of shells to […]






environmental groups warned of dangers at california dam more than a decade ago


in 2005, three environmental groups warned that emergency spillway wasn’t properly built.       






new us environmental chief scott pruitt says agency can also be pro-jobs


the new head of the u.s. environmental protection agency said on tuesday that america need not choose between jobs and the environment, in a nod to the energy industry, as the white house prepares executive orders that could come as soon as this week to roll back obama-era regulation. “i belie...






why trump’s epa is far more vulnerable to attack than reagan’s or bush’s


walter rosenbaum, university of florida for people concerned with environmental protection, including many epa employees, there is broad agreement: the u.s. environmental protection agency is in deep trouble. the trump administration has begun the third, most formidable white house-led attempt in ep...






water regulators for philly, nyc mum on gas drilling talks


environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the delaware river, whose watershed supplies philadelphia and half the population of new york city. they may or may not have anything to worry about. the delaware river basin commission, the agency that monitors and […]






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why trump’s epa is far more vulnerable to attack than reagan’s or bush’s


for people concerned with environmental protection, including many epa employees, there is broad agreement: the u.s. environmental protection agency is in deep trouble. the trump administration has begun the third, most formidable white house-led attempt in epa’s brief history to diminish the agency...