Environmental Studies

"Trump Aims to Reel in Climate Reviews While Courts Say Otherwise"

"The Trump administration’s plan to speed up project reviews for pipelines, mines, highways, and other infrastructure would scale back how agencies consider climate change in the process—running counter to a stack of legal precedent that’s been growing for years."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 01/10/2020

"EPA Employees Push 'Bill Of Rights' To Protect Scientific Integrity"

"Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unionized employees have drafted a bill of rights, asking the agency to recognize the need for scientific integrity, research into climate science and the ability to enforce environmental laws without political interference."

Source: The Hill, 01/08/2020

"Trump Rule Would Exclude Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning

"Federal agencies would no longer have to take climate change into account when they assess the environmental impacts of highways, pipelines and other major infrastructure projects, according to a Trump administration plan that would weaken the nation’s benchmark environmental law."

Source: NY Times, 01/06/2020

‘Red List’ Is Among Top Data Resources on Threatened Species

When it comes to rare species, good news can be equally rare. But that makes their stories all the more compelling to tell. And that’s why our latest Reporter’s Toolbox details a leading database, soon to be updated, called Red List. Plus, other species databases for reporters.

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"EPA Defends ‘Secret Science’ Rule to House Democrats"

"An EPA official defended the agency’s proposed “secret science” rule, but declined to answer questions about the basis for the rule, which has drawn criticism from environmental groups and other agency watchers."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 11/14/2019


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