President Trump fired the opening salvo in a trade war—reminiscent of the 1930s trade war from the Smoot-Hawley Act, which prolonged the Great Depression—when he announced he will impose tariffs of 25% and 10% on imported steel and aluminum.
Federal Judge James Browning tossed a lawsuit filed to overturn permits issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for oil and gas wells near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.
A federal district court upheld a local ordinance requiring a Missouri couple to plant grass at their home for aesthetic reasons, despite the fact one of the homeowners is allergic to grass and it harms her health.
Representatives from a number of pro-hunting conservation organizations are included in the membership of the International Wildlife Conservation Council , established by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in November 2017.
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed have asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss Oakland and San Francisco’s climate liability lawsuits against five oil companies.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking a state circuit court judge to block a new law that would fund state employees’ pension accounts through a combination of employee contributions and funds directly from state and local taxpayers.
An estimated 200 Uber and Lyft drivers demonstrated outside New York’s City Hall to voice their opposition to proposed ordinance that would impose new licensing fees and restrictions on peer-to-peer ridesharing services.
The City of Cleveland’s Department of Law is reviewing a proposed ordinance that would temporarily prohibit residents from sharing their homes with guests through peer-to-peer short-term rental services.