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The National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA") and the National Historic Preservation Act ("NHPA") require reviews of the impact on the environment or historic properties, respectively, of proposed construction of wireless communications facilities. By the Order, the Commission facilitates ...

... our partnership is based on a level playing field … then we should have strongly mitigated the threat of Brexit to EU environmental policy," he told MEPs. "There will be no ambitions partnership without guarantees on fair competition, social standards, tax dumping and not least environmental ... UK
Last November, officials from the Office of Global Change--a State Department division created under President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to oversee the country's international environmental policy--were allowed to attend a series of negotiating sessions over the Paris agreement in Bonn, Germany, ...

VALPARAISO -- In tackling environmental issues, should the United States think globally or remain within its borders? Debate teams from Chesterton and Valparaiso high schools took on that issue March 19. Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group sponsored the 10th annual environmental ...
"The current process is dependent on whether the director wants to engage," said Michigan Chamber of Commerce energy and environmental policy director Jason Geer. "That is not what I call a reasonable process for government." Enlisting those groups in DEQ rulemaking, however, is a nightmare for ...
More than 80 anti-environmental-policy riders had been included in either the original House-passed version of the appropriations bill or in the Senate drafts as Congressional leaders entered into closed-door negotiations. Just as troubling to climate advocates and other public interest groups were ...
Despite these shifts, China's environmental policy landscape has remained plagued by overlapping agendas and disproportionate power dynamics, which China's new environmental regime seeks to address. Its success will hinge on the ability of new institutions to exert influence in wider debates on the ...
"When it comes to sound environmental policy, facts and data matter. Our efforts to curtail harmful emissions in the US have been guided and validated by environmental monitoring. Reduced air pollution has had tremendous environmental, social, and economic benefits," explains lead author Timothy ...
Lilia Abron, the first African American woman to receive a PhD in Chemical Engineering, spoke with students at UVA on Monday. Credit Jordy Yager. The first African American woman to ever receive a PhD in chemical engineering told students at the University of Virginia that they've got a job to do.
President Trump has released his 2019 budget proposal, and when it comes to environmental policy, it's full of bad ideas. The proposal he sent to Congress on Feb. 12 threatens our health, safety and economic future through major cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), essential ...
Ryanair launched a new Environmental Policy, which commits to ambitious future environmental targets building on impressive achievements to date, including commitments to address climate change, and the priorities and policies which will allow Ryanair to continue to lower CO2 emissions and noise ...
The federal program proposes to make more than 90 percent of the total offshore acreage in the U.S. available to oil and gas drilling. “Instead of protecting our waters from another oil spill, like the one that devastated the Gulf, this new federal plan only increases the chances of another disaster taking place,” ...
He also has energy credentials—he was a policy analyst at the Massachusetts Energy Office and the Energy Department in the late 1970s and a research associate at Harvard University's Energy and Environmental Policy Center in the early 1980s. His prolific writings and public statements on the ...
The policy implications go to the heart of several environmental statutes, not only the Clean Water Act but also the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and a host of similar state statutes. There is always potential tension between state and federal ...

In short, pollution is being outsourced. The study, Consumption-based GHG emissions of C40 cities, recalculated urban carbon emissions based on both production and consumption. Funded by C40, an international coalition of cities seeking to fight climate change and promote better environmental policy, ...
Farber acknowledges that President Trump has done a 180 on environmental policy in his first year of office, but he hasn't gained much ground beyond that. “Trump has turned the car around, but he hasn't gone very far down the road in the opposite direction,” says Farber. “He's got a lot of plans. There are ...
Apple has released its annual supply chain audit for 2017 and it has identified 44 “core violations” of labour rules, twice the number reported in 2016. These incidents fall under what the company considers the “most serious breaches of compliance”. There were 38 recorded violations of falsifying of work hours data, two ...
(Reuters) — Apple said on Wednesday that it had found violations of its labor and environmental policies for suppliers, such as falsifying work hours data, as it expanded the scope of its annual audit of conditions of workers making its iPhones and other products. Apple runs one of the largest manufacturing ...
After rolling back Obama-era federal protections on some of the nation's most pristine National Parks and Monuments in late 2017, the Trump Administration has continued to auction off swaths of the West in an attempt to attract new lease sales for fossil fuel drilling, fracking and mining. Although it's true ...
Under President Trump, environmental policy fights are increasingly being found at the state level, as more liberal states attempt to replace repealed EPA policies. Courts across the country have heard dozens of cases involving energy production, pollution limitations, and other environmental issues ...
Still, Cohn's presence never made a significant difference in the trajectory of environmental policy under Trump, said Ben Beachy, director of the Sierra Club's responsible trade program. Although Cohn was a registered Democrat — a fact his detractors who opposed climate action often raised — Beachy ...
They bumped perennial fears, about the economy, government, and terrorism, further down the list. Increased concern about environmental pollution should not necessarily surprise us. In 2017, the Trump administration supported a market shift in US environmental policy and enforcement. That change has ...
The USDA's environmental review of such loans can be challenged as cursory and insufficient under the National Environmental Policy Act. The agency can also be faulted for failing to properly consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about the effect of such loans on protected species, as required ...
According to a statement from the airline today, Ryanair will continue to comply with environmental rules and regulations, limit the impact of aircraft noise on the local environment through its investment in new Boeing 737 airplanes, and minimise fuel and energy consumption to limit its emissions of ...
Upward redistribution is what unites GOP health care policy, tax policy, financial sector policy, and environmental policy. That is why Republicans hate EPA and its rules: They are a burden to industry, but worse, they are a burden to industry that is very obviously worth it. Industry makes a small sacrifice, ...
Germany's left-leaning Social Democrats voted to enter a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian bloc, a new government promising renewed dynamism in environmental policy making. But the parties' environmental and energy policies remain incomplete, analysts and attorneys ...
Commentary: Commentary: At the end of 2017, China was the largest recipient of recyclable products on the globe, consuming 40% of all scrap materials sold in the USA, 55% of all paper/fiber, and 51% of all recovered plastics. But on January 1st, 2018, the People's Republic of China banned the import of ...
How 2018 is faring for environmental policy. Image. J. Scott Applewhite / AP. In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment ...
The former head of North Carolina's environmental agency might be nominated for a high-level job helping shape environmental policy for the Trump administration. Donald van der Vaart, who led the NC Department of Environmental and Natural Resources and the NC Department of Environmental ...
Environmental policy guided by science saves lives, money, and ecosystems. So reports a team of eleven senior researchers in Environmental Science & Policy. Using air pollution in the United States as a case study, they highlight the success of cleanup strategies backed by long-term environmental ...
Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA, speaks on evironmental policy to a crowd in Kagin Commons. Photo by Josh Koh '18. Gina McCarthy, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Barack Obama, spoke last Thursday in Kagin Commons as the ...
Annapolis environmental policy director fired ... (Danielle Ohl). Buckley will announce soon a new director of environmental policy, O'Brien said. ... Former Mayor Mike Pantelides confirmed her as the director of environmental policy in 2017, after dissolving DNEP as part of a city reorganization in July 2016.
Just after the election Scientific American predicted Trump's tenure would have widespread effects on environmental policy, climate and energy, health care, space, technology and education. A year into Trump's presidency, many of these forecasts have panned out—along with some things no one saw ...
During the 1970s, this theory was instrumental to the creation and design of the statutes that give the federal government the final say over state environmental policy (Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, etc.). Its success in policymaking notwithstanding, the race to the bottom theory has fared poorly with the ...
Environmental Policy Wishes for the New Year. January 18, 2018. By H. Sterling Burnett. New Year's is a time for resolutions concerning personal changes one would like to make in one's life. New Year's is a time for resolutions concerning personal changes one would like to make in one's life. And each year, for me, it is ...
We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Consultant with a technical background of the water cycle (preferably hydro-geology or water quality) and a strong understanding of water and environmental policy especially (but not exclusively) relevant to the UK and EU to support our work with ...
And I do think that there are some in the environmental movement that put the cause of the Democratic Party over the cause of building bipartisan consensus in Congress for sound environmental policy. And that's truly regrettable, because we all know that unless one party controls the House, the Senate, ...
As the New Mexico legislature meets, a new report from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) shows how a lack of positive environmental policy leadership from the Martinez and Trump Administrations is fueling a growing threat to the health of New Mexico's children and families. It offers policy suggestions ...
Lawmakers to tackle healthcare, environmental policy in 2018. Tuesday, January 16, 2018. By Randy M. Cauthron with Russ Mitchell - NWIA Publishing. In this two-part series, local legislators Sen. David Johnson, Rep. John Wills and Rep. Megan Jones weighed in on what they anticipated heading into the 87th Iowa ...
The plaintiffs charge that the agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act and other federal statutes in recommending the unconditional sale of Plum Island. Their complaint says the federal government's environmental impact statement process was “fundamentally flawed.” The defendants in ...
“With the Judicial Committee's vote today, Florida's comprehensive, thoughtfully crafted environmental policy will remain intact, continuing to protect the rights of Floridians and provide much-needed regulatory certainty and stability for businesses moving forward,” Bevis said. Copyright 2018 Health News ...
During the meeting, the public can learn about Detroit Dam and its authorized purposes; current alternatives for downstream fish passage and temperature control; the Corps' and other interagency roles; and the National Environmental Policy Act process. Member of the public also will be able to submit ...
Restoration professionals have their own industry association, the Ecological Restoration Business Association (ERBA), which advocates for environmental policy and regulatory frameworks that open the door for companies to make a business out of conservation. This month, leaders in the industry are ...
The outlook of this country's involvement in environmental policy in 2018 seems very bleak. In 2017, environmental policies took a step backward on past progress that shaped policies protecting the environment on both a domestic and international level. Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency's ...
Yet the rapid concentration of power under President Xi Jinping — helped along by the steady purging of officials suspected of corruption — has put apparatchiks and bureaucrats on edge. And their rush to please has unexpectedly distorted how environmental policy is made and implemented, sometimes ...
On January 3, the US Forest Service (USFS) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking announcing a plan to consider revisions to the agency's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) procedures aimed at streamlining environmental analysis. This rulemaking process will provide an ...
“With the renomination of Kathleen Hartnett White to the White House Council of Environmental Quality, President Trump is failing these 170 million at-risk Americans who are drinking contaminated water,” said Christy Goldfuss, vice president for energy and environmental policy at the Center for American ...


 

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