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Ranking Member Grijalva Pushes for Answers On Interior Dept. Weakening of Public Access to...

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 19, 2018 - Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) sent a letter today to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seeking information about...

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2019 – Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next climate change-driven incident...

Federal agency study questions BLM fuel break effectiveness, wildlife impacts

BOISE, Ida. July 27, 2018 – A new federal study released this year calls into question whether fuel breaks are effective in stopping or slowing down...

Arid New Mexico to Get Much Drier Under Trump Plan

Washington, DC August 5, 2019 - Precisely because New Mexico is so arid it can ill afford to lose the waters targeted by the...

New Marcellus development boom will triple greenhouse gas emissions from PA’s natural gas

BRISTOL, PA, Jan. 18, 2017 - Natural gas production on Pennsylvania's vast black shale deposit known as the Marcellus Shale will nearly double by...

In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks...

GREAT FALLS, Mont. Nov. 8, 2018 — A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration ...

4.4 million people in the U.S. are exposed to pollution from waste incinerators

New York / Berkeley, May 21, 2019 — The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City has uncovered...

EU should skip LNG’s ‘bridge to nowhere’ and leap to sustainable energy, says expert

Sept. 27, 2016 - As pipeline-delivered natural gas continues to be a politically unstable energy source for Europe, officials in Brussels are exploring large-scale...

Understanding Migration Requires Understanding Changing Land Systems

Sept. 9, 2019 -  For tens of millions of people, migration is a tough reality. What causes people to migrate away from their home...

Prides, Protection And Parks: Africa’s Protected Areas Can Support Four Times As Many Lions

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 21, 2017 - Africa’s protected parks and reserves are capable of supporting three to four times as many wild lions...

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Industry Challenge to Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.Oct. 1, 2018 - The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the mining industry’s challenge to the 20-year ban...

Almost 600 EPA Veterans Call for Investigation into Trump’s Political Abuse of Agency Authority

Washington, D.C. October 10, 2019 - Almost 600 former EPA officials sent a letter today to the U.S. House demanding an investigation into...