Last Build Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:24 -0500
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:24 -0500President Trump painted a grim portrait of the United States today during his inaugural speech as he pledged to "start winning again" and insisted, "I will never, ever let you down."
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:26 -0500As President Trump placed his hand on Lincoln's Bible today, activists convened on the West Coast for a workshop on political action to sustain access to essential climate data.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:28 -0500The Army Corps of Engineers won't proceed with a contentious Mississippi River flood-control project unless it can mitigate its potential environmental damage under an interagency agreement released late yesterday by the outgoing Obama administration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:29 -0500The outgoing Obama administration announced today it formally approved routing the final two stages of a massive Wyoming-to-Idaho power line project mostly outside the boundaries of a federal raptor sanctuary and across more private property and greater sage grouse habitat than critics say is necessary.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:30 -0500Outgoing President Obama has penned his final farewells to the public via social media.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:32 -0500Somber Senate Democrats sought to put aside bitter policy fights and political skirmishing for another day, as they headed into the swearing-in of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States this morning, choosing to emphasize respect, comity and tradition for the democratic process.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:34 -0500As President Trump was taking the oath of office today, a contingent of climate activists were barricading one of the main entry gates to the inauguration. Chanting and waving signs, the demonstrators blocked the gate for about four hours.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:36 -0500As President Trump rolls down Pennsylvania Avenue today toward the White House, the government's foremost expert and defender of the Clean Water Act is heading for the exit.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:37 -0500Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin voiced support yesterday for keeping the federal tax credit for wind intact during the first several years of the Trump administration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:38 -0500Die-hard Hillary Clinton supporter Jennifer Granholm helped lay the plans for an administration that never happened.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:39 -0500The federal government may look to loosen restrictions on where it buys lumber, ending a conflict over which sustainable forestry programs it favors.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:41 -0500Former Vice President Al Gore called for a continued push on climate change yesterday at the premiere of his new documentary, which opened this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:43 -0500Dan Ashe is headed to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, after more than five years of directing the Fish and Wildlife Service through periods of controversy, budget cuts and landmark decisions.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:45 -0500Joe Pizarchik heads back home to Pennsylvania this week as the longest-serving director ever at the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:46 -0500Neil Kornze, who yesterday ended more than two years as director of the Bureau of Land Management, told the agency's staff in a farewell email that they have much to be proud of, and he urged them to "continue to tackle the nation's most exciting and complicated natural resource issues."
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:47 -0500The battle over new national monuments in Oregon seems to be winding down.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:48 -0500Three environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that a plan for five southern Oregon and Northern California wildlife refuges does not sufficiently protect or restore critical habitat for tens of thousands of migrating waterfowl.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:49 -0500The largest circus company in the nation will strike its tents this spring, leaving dozens of animals in limbo.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:50 -0500Six scientists will live in a dome on a remote Hawaii volcano for a NASA study on human behavior designed to help the agency plan for trips to Mars.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:52 -0500A Texan woman who halted development along a Houston river in the 1960s and kick-started the city's environmental movement has died.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:53 -0500U.S. EPA sought yesterday to fend off a two-sided attack on its emission standards for brick and ceramic manufacturers, arguing in a newly filed court brief that the new limits are strong enough to satisfy public health requirements, yet not skewed against industry.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:54 -0500Three Canadians accused of walking on an ecologically fragile hot spring yesterday pleaded guilty.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:55 -0500A judge yesterday ordered the state of Idaho to destroy data collected illegally from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:56 -0500The Bureau of Reclamation yesterday settled allegations over pollution in the Columbia River by obtaining a pollution permit.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:57 -0500A caretaker of a Montana ranch admitted to making methamphetamine but denied throwing from a truck and onto public land a backpack with a bottle actively cooking the substance.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:58 -0500The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration on Wednesday issued a rule to boost pipeline safety by improving notification-response time after a spill.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:59 -0500Stan Meiburg, U.S. EPA's acting deputy administrator, had his retirement party last week. His second one.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:00 -0500U.S. EPA enforcement chief Cynthia Giles has been there from the beginning of the Obama administration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:01 -0500U.S. EPA is giving itself another six months to address Delaware's complaint that a coal-fired power plant in southwestern Pennsylvania is contributing to ozone compliance problems.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:03 -0500Central Arizona cities and their suburbs will be hit hardest if Lake Mead water levels continue to fall, according to a new report from Western Resource Advocates.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:04 -0500Natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons are leaking into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, according to federal regulators.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:05 -0500U.S. EPA rejiggered its chemical reporting guidelines yesterday, forcing manufacturers to provide justification when they request that information on certain compounds be kept secret.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:06 -0500The San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona continues to struggle against the aftereffects of a decades-long pesticide spraying regime fronted by the U.S. government from 1961 until 1972.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:07 -0500Transparency is a problem at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, according to a new Portland State University study.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:07 -0500San Antonio plans to join a plan to allow the destruction of habitat used by endangered species in Bexar County, Texas, while working to preserve more land in other areas.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:23:08 -0500Six people have been found alive under the avalanche that covered an Italian hotel about two days ago, according to officials.