Last Build Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:00 -0500
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as his nominee for Interior secretary, according to a source close to the transition.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:03 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is pondering wide-scale changes at the Department of Energy and zeroing in on employees who may have helped advance the Obama administration's climate policies, according to a landing team document obtained by E&E News.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:05 -0500Another prominent enemy of climate science has been added to the Trump transition's U.S. EPA landing team.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:07 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's pick for the vacant Supreme Court seat will be entering the court during a crucial moment in the history of the Chevron doctrine, legal experts said this week.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:10 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's recent meetings with former Vice President Al Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio, who dropped by Trump Tower on Wednesday, have sent mixed signals to some people about his environmental priorities.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:12 -0500A website organized by the libertarian think tank that employs President-elect Donald Trump's U.S. EPA transition leader takes issue with an icon of the environmental movement — the late biologist, conservationist and author Rachel Carson.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:14 -0500Groups organizing protests of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next month have expressed concerns that officials have not yet issued protest permits.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:16 -0500With a government shutdown looming at midnight, a Senate standoff over miners' health benefits showed no signs of being resolved.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:18 -0500The House's top watchdog sent a reminder this week to the Obama administration's departing agency leaders: Do not purge your records on your way out the door.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:20 -0500Members of Montana's congressional delegation today floated draft legislation to discourage Endangered Species Act lawsuits against the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:23 -0500Tom Carper is a jokester.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:25 -0500President Obama has withdrawn 40,000 square miles of Arctic waters from all future oil and gas leasing, releasing an executive order today that creates the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:26 -0500The Forest Service has formally approved a much-debated land-use plan amendment that calls for phasing out clearcutting of old-growth trees over a 16-year period in Tongass National Forest.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:28 -0500Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the city of Gatlinburg, Tenn., will reopen today, 11 days after a deadly wildfire swept the area.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:30 -0500The polar vortex will mean a freezing cold blast in various regions of the United States starting in the middle of next week.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:32 -0500Mikah Meyer is on an epic adventure: The 30-year-old is attempting to visit all 413 National Park Service sites in a single trip.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:34 -0500The Forest Service has appointed a new director for the Ashley National Forest in northeastern Utah and Wyoming.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:36 -0500A federal judge set a Jan. 6 deadline today for the federal government and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to respond to the Dakota Access pipeline developer's latest legal attempt to gain approval for the controversial project.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:37 -0500U.S. EPA has agreed to prod 15 states and the District of Columbia to fully address requirements for meeting the 1997 and 2008 air quality ozone standards, under a tentative lawsuit settlement.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:39 -0500Washington state yesterday sued agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. for decades of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) pollution, becoming the first state in the country to do so.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:41 -0500The state of Minnesota sued Volkswagen AG yesterday, claiming the German carmaker violated state laws by selling diesel cars with systems designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:42 -0500A federal judge has denied a Montana newspaper's request to publicize confidential negotiations regarding the nation's largest Superfund site.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:44 -0500Climate change is warming the Arctic to such an extent that trekking to the North Pole is now nearly impossible, reports explorer Eric Larsen in his new book, "On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest Into the Melting Arctic."
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:45 -0500A small town in New York can thank oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. for its homegrown fossil fuel divestment movement.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:47 -0500North Dakota oil producers saw the Dakota Access pipeline as a lifeline, a way to get out of their recent slump.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:49 -0500Winter weather is preventing cleanup of a "significant" pipeline rupture by a company with a long history of oil spills in North Dakota and Montana.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:51 -0500President Obama has given a parting gift to federal employees — a higher-than-expected pay raise next year.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:53 -0500The National Weather Service is losing more employees than it can hire, leading to a "hiring deficit" that has left critical positions unfilled, according to an internal briefing.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:55 -0500The Department of Energy announced the creation of a new $140 million manufacturing institute today that is part of a larger multiagency network aiming to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:57 -0500Electric vehicles could make up a third of the world's car sales by 2040, according to a study by the research firm IHS Markit.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:58 -0500Black women could be disproportionately affected by toxic chemicals in cosmetic products, a report from the Environmental Working Group warned this week.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:59 -0500Environmentalists blasted a Kentucky plan to reduce public and regulatory oversight of coal-ash disposal.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:27:01 -0500A lawsuit aimed at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency alleging negligence in its pollution oversight has been dismissed.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:27:03 -0500Radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown has been found on the West Coast of the United States for the first time.