Monthly Archives: November 2017

The GOP has made repeal of the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule a top priority.

President Trump will make his final decision public Monday during a trip to Utah.

California's Belridge field will use a huge solar plant to create the steam that pushes additional oil out of the ground.

Individuals briefed on the trip say both sites will be scaled back by hundreds of thousands of acres.

The Trump administration's proposal to kill the Obama-era climate regulation draws praise in West Virginia.

An agreement between the EPA and companies may have reduced levels of PFOA found in new mothers' blood, a study found.

But the issues around this other climate pact could make for a different outcome.

Lolita Zinke weighed in on aspects of some events, including inviting specific attendees to a town hall where the secretary spoke to young conservatives.

Nebraska commission denies TransCanada's preferred route across the state

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wore moccasins to celebrate native culture around the world. But Western tribes say his plan to dramatically shrink the Bears Ears National Monument will devastate their culture.

PREPA head Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez had been scrutinized over a $300 million contract the utility signed with the tiny Whitefish Energy firm.

The decision involves a new, long-delayed sister pipeline called Keystone XL, which has been mired in controversy for several years.

A three-page “Energy Freedom Scorecard” details how the Trump administration has aggressively undone environmental rules and climate policy. But for the Heartland Institute, it's not nearly enough.

Thanks to NASA — and the laws of physics — 293 coastal cities can now know which specific glaciers pose the most dangers to them if they melt.

NASA scientists capture close-up images of the largest iceberg in history to split off from Antarctica

Gavin Clarkson, a senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official appointed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in June, resigned Monday.

It could be the first of many studies of climate change and the extreme 2017 hurricane season.

The U.S. hosted an event titled "The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation" at a climate conference.

Climate change skeptics are pushing the administration to reopen a major scientific finding.

Scientists thought global carbon emissions had flatlined. No such luck.

The EPA's new policy will also apply now to advisory boards offering regulators guidance on everything from children's health to pesticides to hazardous waste.

The measure would open the refuge to oil and gas drilling for the first time in a generation.

The Obama-era regulation had large support and was set to take full effect in January but was fiercely opposed by a handful of companies.

Kathleen Hartnett White says there is an “incredible difference of opinion” among scientists about the issue.

About 200 other countries have signed onto the agreement. Now, only one country has disavowed it.

For decades, Rep. Rob Bishop has wanted to undo the law. Under Trump, victory is within his grasp.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appointed 66 new scientific advisers to the agency, many of whom hail from industry or state government, and espouse more conservative views than their predecessors.

The White House did not seek to prevent the release of the government’s National Climate Assessment, which is mandated by law, despite the fact that its findings sharply contradict the administration’s policies.

Pruitt will address the American Chemistry Council's board meeting at a retreat on South Carolina's Kiawah Island.

The nominee repeatedly wrote “none” when asked by a key Senate Democrat about his academic credentials related to agricultural science.

The suit asks for retraction of an article criticizing Mark Z. Jacobson and monetary damages.

The Obama administration said its clean power plan could save thousands of lives annually. The Trump team's draft analysis moved that figure higher.

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