Just days after the election, President-elect Donald Trump sent a signal about the direction of environment and energy policy by tapping climate-science denier Myron Ebell to lead the transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Yesterday, the Obama Administration acted to protect the health and environment of communities living near coal mining operations and the fish, wildlife, and streams they rely on by issuing its environmental analysis ahead of the Stream Protection Rule.
In the year since the landmark conservation plans that conserved 67 million acres of prime grouse habitat were released, we have seen repeated attempts from some in Congress to stall or delay implementat
The rule has many supporters from many different walks of life, including both Republican and Democratic members of Congress, land managers, conservation organizations, sportsmen, local elected officials and former public utility commissioners.
NEPA was passed in 1969 as a way for the U.S. government to understand and document the environmental impacts of any project undertaken with federal funds or support, including any type of development on public lands, such as drilling, mining, logging and road building.