Biden administration looks set to target ‘forever chemicals,’ as 3M warns about ‘onerous regulation’
Environmentalists optimistic about increased PFAS regulation under new administration
Many environmental activists were relieved to hear President Joe Biden reinforce his commitment to addressing the climate crisis after former President Donald Trump consistently played down the threat of climate change over the past four years.
Many environmental activists were relieved to hear President Joe Biden reinforce his commitment to addressing the climate crisis after former President Donald Trump consistently played down the threat of climate change over the past four years.read more
Environmental advocacy groups in western New York want state officials to ensure the safety of federal plans to deal with nuclear waste at the West Valley Demonstration Project after a recent federal report found that “critical decisions regarding the project are still unresolved.”
Environmental advocacy groups in western New York want state officials to ensure the safety of federal plans to deal with nuclear waste at the West Valley Demonstration Project after a recent federal report found that “critical decisions regarding the project are still unresolved.”read more
President-elect Joe Biden has committed to address the climate crisis as soon as he takes office, but he may need to get creative to tackle the environmental emergency if the Senate remains in Republican control.read more
Vulnerable communities on the coast need more access to federal grants to combat climate change, according to experts
WASHINGTON- The federal government’s grant programs are failing coastal communities of color that are the most hurt by climate change, like Native Americans or Puerto Ricans, witnesses at a House oceans subcommittee hearing said Thursday. “The communities who are...read more
House hearing witnesses rip Trump administration for failing to act on climate change, emphasize importance of renewable energy
Witnesses at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Subcommittee on Environment hearing criticized the Trump administration for its inaction on climate change, citing an unusual number and extremity of natural disasters in the United States.read more
Removing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is a critical step in tamping down global temperature rise and meeting the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goal, energy experts told Congress on Tuesday.
Farmers in Albany and across the U.S. want to rely on renewable energy sources to earn more money and protect the environment, however, they don’t have the state or federal support needed to overcome the initial price and maintenance costs of the technology.
While the pause in field research has allowed scientists to spend more time on data analysis and reading academic papers, experts say that fieldwork is an important part of research in some fields, and the cancellation of this research could delay some students’ completion of their PhD programs.
The funding from the act would go toward three environmental justice grant programs. The provision would also write the grant programs into law.
The Iraqi governorate of Duhok signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) earlier this month to set up the district’s first solar energy park. The project comes amid pressure on Iraq to diversify its energy sources and lessen its dependence on Iran.
MOSTAR, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- A European Court decision could open the way for residents of the Bosnian city of Mostar to vote in municipal elections and finally close an illegal landfill poisoning the city. The European Court for Human Rights ruled Oct. 29 that...
At a rally out the United States International Trade Commission building, protesters advocated for removing tariffs on solar imports.
Actress Jane Fonda, along with cast members of “Grace and Frankie” and worldwide climate activists, gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol Friday for the sixth consecutive Friday to protest the lack of action on climate change and the continued use of fossil fuels.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday unveiled legislate to retrofit all federal public housing with renewable energy technology – part of the broad Democratic plan known as the Green New Deal