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October 15, 2019
Two Kansas Counties Stop Major Wind, Solar Industrial Developments
Two central Kansas counties are applying the brakes to the expansion of industrial wind facilities within their borders.
Employment
October 14, 2019
Congress Considers Union-Supported Labor Law Rewrite
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act working its way through Congress.
Environment
October 14, 2019
Idaho Phosphate Mine Wins Approval by Bureau of Land Management
The Idaho Falls District Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County in the southeastern part of the state.
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Environment
October 11, 2019
EPA Allows Environmental Review of Alaska Pebble Mine
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rescinded its Obama-era 2014 decision preventing consideration of the Pebble Mine project near Bristol Bay, Alaska, allowing the environmental review process to begin.
Environment
October 10, 2019
EPA to Rescind East Texas Air-Quality Nonattainment Designation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposes to reverse the agency’s 2016 designation of parts of five east Texas counties near a large coal-fueled power plant as being in nonattainment for sulfur dioxide levels under the 1970 Clean Air Act.
Environment
October 10, 2019
Trump Administration Promotes Species Conservation with New Rules
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service released final regulations aimed at improving implementation of the 1973 Endangered Species Act to protect threatened and endangered species while strengthening pr

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October 15, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
Two central Kansas counties are applying the brakes to the expansion of industrial wind facilities within their borders.
October 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act working its way through Congress.
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October 14, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
The Idaho Falls District Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County in the southeastern part of the state.
October 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rescinded its Obama-era 2014 decision preventing consideration of the Pebble Mine project near Bristol Bay, Alaska, allowing the environmental review process to begin.
October 10, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposes to reverse the agency’s 2016 designation of parts of five east Texas counties near a large coal-fueled power plant as being in nonattainment for sulfur dioxide levels under the 1970 Clean Air Act.
October 10, 2019
By Daren Bakst
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service released final regulations aimed at improving implementation of the 1973 Endangered Species Act to protect threatened and endangered species while strengthening pr
October 9, 2019
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett
Beginning in 1980, with the very poorly thought-out Comprehensive Environmental Regulation and Compensation Act legislation, better known as Superfund, environmental zealots took over EPA, and not another useful piece of legislation has passed since.
October 8, 2019
By Juliana Knot
The Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission’s (RTC) rideshare service, “Trip to Strip,” was launched in May.
October 8, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
New restrictions on oil and gas development in Colorado is a mockery of local control, and will devastate the industry.
October 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A coalition of 22 states and seven cities has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Trump administration violated the 1970 Clean Air Act when it replaced Obama-era coal-fueled power plant rules with new regulations to curb carbon-dioxide emissions.