September 13, 2018, 10am PDT
The state is seeking to protect wetlands from federal regulation rollbacks, but broader protections could also mean more costly and cumbersome processes.
July 16, 2018, 11am PDT
Umair Irfan provides a post-mortem, of sorts, on the tenure of Scott Pruitt at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
June 21, 2018, 8am PDT
Oklahoma will now be able to regulate coal ash disposal without answering to federal regulators.
April 24, 2018, 9am PDT
As the Department of the Interior auctions off 'vast swaths' of American wilderness to oil and gas companies, fiscal conservatives and conservationists alike wonder if it’s the right thing at the right time.
April 24, 2018, 5am PDT
Though he’s opened land all over the U.S. to industry, the Interior Secretary is actually pushing to conserve even more of his home state.
March 25, 2018, 9am PDT
Opponents cite environmental risks, supporters hope the facility will boost the economy of a struggling community.
March 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
Industry is "routinely violating" clean water laws, but both state and federal regulators seem to be looking the other way.
February 5, 2018, 1pm PST
One legislator believes CEQA "is a key barrier to California meeting its ambitious climate change goals.”
February 2, 2018, 11am PST
In the drive to begin construction in New Mexico, the Trump Administration has bypassed dozens of federal environmental regulations.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 2, 2018, 9am PST
In a new book, lawyer Jim Blackburn suggests that engaging private landowners is the only way to manage the coast of his home state.
Offcite via The Urban Edge
November 19, 2017, 11am PST
Drawing on a slew of examples, Dan Bertolet argues that Washington's State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) has been co-opted in ways that run against its original purpose: protecting the environment.
September 27, 2017, 8am PDT
At least this story is about what might have been if we hadn't passed environmental regulations, instead of what will happen if we don't.
February 28, 2017, 8am PST
A group of researchers monitoring government websites noticed changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website. The changes fit into the Trump Administration's "America First" politics.
August 5, 2016, 12pm PDT
A long and contentious battle, including threats fro the U.S. Environmental protection Agency, could soon find resolution.
August 18, 2015, 8am PDT
A Houston Chronicle business columnist argues in defense of the Obama Administration's new environmental rules.
August 25, 2014, 2pm PDT
Phys.org shares the details of a new report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about the air quality benefits of the Clean Air Act for cities around the county.
August 2, 2014, 5am PDT
Those concerned with protecting Georgia’s 387,000 acres of salt marshes (and the $2 billion they bring to Georgia’s coastal economy) won a major victory this month.
March 3, 2010, 2pm PST
Bill Fulton takes a rational approach to determining whether California's strict environmental regulations are a burdensome expense to business or if they drive them to innovate and succeed.