Saturday, October 20 2018

Enviro

LCV Victory Fund Names First Member of 2018 Dirty Dozen: #FLSEN’s Rick Scott

Tallahassee, Fla. Aug. 29, 2018 — LCV Victory Fund today named Florida Senate candidate Rick Scott as the first member of its signature Dirty...

Global Cities and Regions Pledge to cut waste sent to landfill and incineration by...

London, UK, Aug. 28, 2018 -  Today, 23 pioneering cities and regions committed to significantly cut the amount of waste they generate, accelerating them...

Senate Urged to Block Super-polluting Supersonic Flights Over U.S. Land

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018— Thirty-eight environmental, public-health and community groups today called on the Senate to reject a bill provision that would lift the...

Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise (VIDEO)

Aug. 27, 2018 - More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the world between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study...

New study highlights shark protections, vulnerability to fishing

MIAMI, FL, Aug. 24, 2018 - A new analysis shows that the habitats of three shark species (great hammerhead, tiger, and bull sharks) are...

New analysis measures the Land and Water Conservation Fund’s success

DENVER, Colorado August 23, 2018 - A new report released today by the Center for Western Priorities, Funding America’s Conservation Future, offers a data-driven...

Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary Sue USDA to Disclose Slaughterhouse Records

New York, Aug. 23, 2018 — The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sued the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today for failing...

HSUS and HSI investigation uncovers a thriving U.S. market for trophy-hunted giraffe parts (VIDEO)

Aug. 23, 2018 - Nearly 4,000 giraffes killed by trophy hunters were imported into the United States over the last decade. Now, a new...

More than Half of U.S. Rivers and Two-Thirds of Lakes and Reservoirs Impaired

Washington, DC, Aug. 23, 2018  — Most American rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds are seriously polluted, and getting worse, according to federal figures posted...

The largest Soviet base after the occupation of former Czechoslovakia in 1968 has changed...

Aug. 23, 2018 - A military area, taken by occupation units after the Soviet forces invasion into the former Czechoslovakia on 21st August 1968,...

VIDEO: Emmy Nominee Yvonne Strahovski Calls for Permanent Protection of Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON, AZ, Aug. 21, 2018 – Emmy-nominated actress Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) stars in a new video out today calling for protection...

California plain shows surprising winners and losers from prolonged drought

Aug. 20, 2018 -  The Carrizo Plain National Monument is a little-known ecological hotspot in Southern California. Though small, it explodes in wildflowers each...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Administration’s Clean Water Act Attack

Charleston, S.C. Aug. 16, 2018 – A federal judge in South Carolina today struck down the administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water...

Industry’s Delay in Plant Shutdowns Worsened Air Pollution During Hurricane Harvey

Houston, Aug. 16, 2018 — While petrochemical plants farther south on the Texas coast minimized their pollution by shutting down pre-emptively as Hurricane Harvey...

Clean Cars Rollback: Trump Plan Purports to Save Lives by Making It Too Expensive...

Aug. 16, 2018 - Since being implemented in 2012, the Obama-era fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards, also known as clean car standards,...

Major Gold Mine Decision Ignores Local Voices of Yukon – Kuskokwim Tribes and Residents

BETHEL, AK, Aug. 13, 2018 –Yukon and Kuskokwim region leaders are outraged by today’s release on a Record of Decision on the Donlin Gold...

Pruitt’s Wacky WOTUS Repeal Do-Over Digs Deeper Legal Hole

Washington, DC, Aug. 14, 2018 — As one of his last official acts, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tried to shore up his legally shaky...

EPA Should Abandon Rulemaking to Distort, Undervalue Benefits of Health Safeguards, Pollution Limits

Washington, D.C.  August 14, 2018 -  EDF and a group of environmental, conservation, and social justice organizations yesterday submitted comments to Environmental Protection Agency...

Environmental regulations drove steep declines in U.S. factory pollution

Aug. 9, 2018 -  The federal Clean Air Act and associated environmental regulations have driven steep declines in air pollution emissions over the past...

EPA ordered to ban pesticide linked to brain damage in children

SEATTLE, WA August 9, 2018 - EPA must ban a widely used organophosphate pesticide linked to brain damage in children, the 9th Circuit Court...