Latest from Juliet Eilperin
A federal judge said federal officials failed to do a complete analysis of pipeline's environmental impacts. The decision marks the second setback for President Trump's infrastructure push in just two days.
  • Jul 6, 2020
Tribal leaders in South Dakota plan to protest President Trump’s appearance Friday at a massive fireworks display at Mount Rushmore, arguing that the event could worsen the state’s coronavirus outbreak and violates indigenous Americans’ claims to the Black Hills.
  • Jul 2, 2020
New executive orders affect transportation, the environment, financial institutions, health agencies and more.
  • Jun 26, 2020
President Trump is planning a massive fireworks display at Mount Rushmore on July 3, despite a decade-long ban on pyrotechnics at the iconic monument because of concerns about public health, environmental and safety risks.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The Trump administration will propose opening up more than two-thirds of a remote Alaska reserve to oil and gas drilling, according to a document posted Thursday in the Federal Register, removing protections safeguarded under Ronald Reagan.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The president cited the current "economic emergency."
  • Jun 4, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed Monday curtailing the rights of states, tribes and the public to object to federal permits for energy projects and other activities that could affect their waterways. The move, part of the Trump administration’s push to weaken environmental rules standing in the way of new development, would upend how the U.S. has applied a section of the Clean Water Act for nearly a half century.
  • Jun 1, 2020
A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency informed the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Alaska late Thursday that the EPA would not formally object to the Corps moving ahead with a permit for the controversial Pebble Mine, a massive project that could affect the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
  • May 29, 2020
The new firm founded by GOP consultants says it was treated unfairly by the state.
  • May 21, 2020