The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it took the action “due to BP’s lack of business integrity,” and that the ban would remain in place until BP proves it can meet federal business standards. That’s good news.
The biggest issue facing the environmental community on the fiscal cliff is that the spending cuts will be devastating for environmental priorities and programs. The Wilderness Society is working to avoid these cuts.
Montana Senator Jon Tester returned to Washington this week and some say his successful reelection was boosted by his strong support for conservation and the sportsmen’s community, along with his ability to find solutions and reach across the aisle.