April 2, 2020
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is proposing continued and expanded federal support for electric vehicle manufacturers and purchasers in a bill that would dedicate $2 billion annually for development and adoption of plug-in cars.
March 26, 2020
California may soon ban gasoline-powered gardening tools such as lawnmowers and leaf-blowers statewide.
March 23, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy approved four liquefied natural gas export projects for construction on the Texas Gulf coast in February.
March 17, 2020
Texas Mineral Resources and USA Rare Earth are joining forces to open a rare earth mining operation in Texas and a minerals processing plant in Colorado.
March 9, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved the continued use of cyanide traps, known as M-44s, to control predators on public lands, despite the fact they sometimes kill non-targeted species.
March 2, 2020
A California bill under consideration in the state legislature would require schoolchildren to learn that humans are causing dangerous climate change in order to graduate.
February 14, 2020
Several Democratic presidential candidates want the federal government to require periodic “stress tests” on large banks to ensure they can handle potential economic blows from climate change.
February 13, 2020
Two bird conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit claiming federal agencies did not follow federal law during the approval process for the Icebreaker Wind industrial facility on Lake Erie.
February 7, 2020
The Trump administration proposed opening most of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska to oil and gas production, reversing an Obama-era plan that closed much of the reserve.
January 22, 2020
A new building code has taken effect in California requiring all newly constructed homes statewide to be solar-powered.