Local governments in eastern Utah are urging the Trump administration to cancel its plan to sell oil and gas leases near Utah national parks in September, saying it could put the region’s tourism economy at risk.
Precision Consulting Inc. and its owner can’t perform or advertise any lead-based paint removal services pending the outcome of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. government, a federal court in New York said.
“My country is abandoning none of our fuels and not one iota of economic opportunity in the quest for a clean energy world,” Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette says at the International Energy Agency’s conference on transitioning to clean energy.
A decade’s worth of European Union plans and strategies to protect bees and other pollinators have had no discernible impact on halting their decline, the European Court of Auditors said in a critical report.
The EPA looking to looking to tighten toxic air pollution limits for heavy-duty boilers used in refineries, steel mills, and power plants under a proposal issued Thursday in response to court mandates.
A federal judge isn’t giving the EPA a deadline to address environmentalists’ request for an emergency rule requiring public notice of any coronavirus-related reduced monitoring or reporting of pollution.
Japan tightened conditions for its support of overseas coal-power projects, but left the door open to new plants that use the dirtiest fossil fuel despite sustained criticism from environmentalists and dissent within its own government.
A factory along South Carolina’s Savannah River produced tritium and plutonium for U.S. nuclear weapons during the Cold War, employing thousands of workers but leaving behind a toxic legacy of radioactive waste.