The Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico have settled with mining companies to resolve claims stemming from a 2015 spill that sent wastewater rushing downstream from the inactive Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado.
By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
The San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1982 to protect the rare wetlands in the middle of the desert that are home to a variety of wildlife, considered an "oasis." The refuge itself is supposed to be protected…
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Trump is traveling to Atlanta to formally announce the changes to the National Environmental Policy Act's regulations for conducting environmental reviews.
By Kevin Freking, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
As the nation grapples with a pandemic and continued protests against systemic racism, calling for police reform, President Donald Trump is rolling back environmental regulations in an effort to deliver on some of his major campaign promises as November nears.
By Courtney Norris, Alex D'Elia
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild birds despite warnings that billions of birds could die.
In our news wrap Thursday, Britain’s House of Commons gave final approval to the country’s leaving the European Union on January 31st. The bill will become law once the House of Lords gives its pro forma consent. Also, officials responding…
The Trump administration wants to roll back part of a seminal law requiring environmental impact statements for infrastructure projects such as roads, mines and pipelines. Industry has long pushed for these changes to reduce what it says are endless delays,…
By Ana Baptista, The Conversation
Emissions from burning waste worsen environmental inequalities, create financial risks for host communities and reduce incentives to adopt more sustainable waste practices.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Andrew Wheeler has served as the EPA's acting head since July.
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