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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 ...
The CEQ coordinates federal environmental efforts, including overseeing the National Environmental Policy Act, and works closely with agencies and other White House Offices on the development of environmental and energy policies and initiatives. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a research ...
... to leave the natural environment in a better state than we found it." "As we leave the European Union which for decades has controlled some of the most important levers in Environmental Policy, now is the right time to put the question of how we project and enhance our natural environment center stage." ...

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RELATED: 5 major changes to US Environmental Policy in 2017. The report documents website changes at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department and the Energy Department, and includes other agencies not immediately associated with environmental issues, such as the State ...
EPA director Scott Pruitt, the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being Kevin Williamson has ever known in his life. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images. Other than the handful of hard-core climate-science skeptics who have invested their professional reputations in the cause of denying the ...
As 2017 winds to a close, many are touting President Donald Trump's tax reform bill as his first major legislative achievement. But the Trump Administration has made huge strides on one of the president's other central priorities: the effort to roll back what it sees as Obama-era government overreach on ...
"People have realized over and over again how that bill that was supposed to be passed so there is local input is being used to stop progress," Mr. Bishop said of the law, the National Environmental Policy Act. He has previously introduced legislation that would make the endangered species law more ...
Wharton's Eric Orts and UC Berkeley's Daniel Kammen discuss what's ahead for the environment in 2018. Audio Player. http://media.blubrry.com/kw/p/d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20180103C-KWR-Orts-Kammen.mp3. Under the direction of former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt, the U.S. ...
Michael Mehling, deputy director of MIT's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, discussed cross-border climate collaboration for mutual gains at a side event on the role of trade policy in aiding implementation of the Paris Agreement, held by Climate strategies, a network of researchers, ...
As of Dec. 15, the New York Times reported that the Trump administration has made an effort to reverse at least 60 environmental rules. While the federal government is reviewing Environmental Policy changes, Dane County and the city of Madison are actively working to make their fleets more fuel efficient.
He also handles matters related to The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Prior to his work in Congress, Strickler served for three years as a Legislative Assistant to Northam during the Governor-elect's stint as a Virginia Senator for the 6th District, which covers all or part of Accomack, Mathews, and ...
Kelly Sims Gallagher, a professor of Environmental Policy at Tufts University, said the Chinese government was right to be cautious by starting with just the electricity sector. Taking a good inventory of emissions, ensuring the cap is set at a level that will actually spur a reduction in carbon dioxide and sorting ...
China used to top the lists of examples given when critics would cite LAX enforcement of environmental regulations as unfair business practice, even going so far as to suggest that Western governments should back off a bit to level the playing field. So shock waves shot through the business Sustainability ...
From his flagrant dismissal of the scientific consensus on manmade climate change to his eagerness to see treasured landscapes degraded by extractive industries, Trump's disregard for clean air, drinkable water and natural heritage has been relentless during the first year of his presidency. Not only are his ...
Last Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised China's Environmental Policy, poverty relief and innovation. In an interview at the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China, a southern city near Hong Kong, Cook discussed Apple's business presence in China. "[China's] environmental leadership is very ...
In 2016, BLM approved Constantine's plan to expand operations after an assessment found potential environmental impacts to be insignificant. The complaint claims the department violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Administrative Procedure Act when it gave the plan the go-ahead.
"These groups have good lawyers who can exert pressure on FERC review processes and the legal strategies they employ are clever ones, targeting a variety of avenues including laws such as [the National Environmental Policy Act], [the Endangered Species Act], and the Clean Water Act." Chatterjee ...
The president's national monuments decision forms another front line in the administration's disputed campaign to reverse Obama-era public lands and Environmental Policy and to energize his base of political support in the rural West. It also subjected one of the country's wildest regions, a three-county ...
In its challenge before FERC, the environmental groups claim the Commission violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to properly evaluate the project's environmental impacts. DRN said in its rehearing request that the project's environmental assessment (EA) is "deficient." FERC issued the ...
King wrote that the agreement will help the coalition fulfill its goal to "enhance communication and coordination between all community members who have an interest in management of our federal lands." Under the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, an environmental review ...
... Yale's plan, a chart that analyzes the economic impact of various options for carbon mitigation. Although she is only four months into what Carbon Charge Director Casey Pickett described as a yearslong project, she said she is already picking up on the minutiae of Environmental Policy and engineering.
On very much the same level stands the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The bipartisan creation of a Democratic Congress and a Republican President, NEPA has provided honest, if sometimes unwelcome, counsel to policymakers for more than four decades on a wide range of proposed ...
With doom and gloom continually splattered across headlines covering environmental matters, there are often many stories that never tend to see a larger mainstream distribution. Whilst that isn't to say that current climate change issues and other policy matters aren't important - they certainly are - it serves ...
Look for a big payday ahead for gleeful environmental litigators if CRC 23 makes its way into the Florida Constitution. And if that doesn't bother you, remember this lulu of a proposal would come at the expense of the Florida economy, Florida businesses large and small and no doubt progress on vital ...
Robert Bullard, a professor of urban planning and Environmental Policy and administration of justice at Texas Southern University who is often ...
"We have never seen an event like this in the history of the Antiquities Act," said John Freemuth, a Boise State University Environmental Policy ...
The once rare black bird is now ubiquitous here. The cormorant is blamed for overfishing waters in the Niagara River and Lake Erie, taking over ...
The MIT analysis, led by researchers Michael Mehling, deputy director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, and Emil ...
Environmental Policy is becoming increasingly important, however politicans on either side of the aisle are split as to how government should ...
LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) New York District (District), in partnership with the New Jersey Department of ...
"It will probably dilute the NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) review and it will prevent people from making legitimate lawsuits against ...
Environmental Policy advisor and author Dave Dempsey says a budget is about setting priorities. He says states have to reshuffle priorities if ...
... the National Park Service does not need to substantively assess the elk hunt every year to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.
Legislators who are serious about crafting good Environmental Policy would do well to look at what has worked for others before making ...
The meeting's mostly celebratory panels focused on climate myths, fossil fuels, and the dramatic shift in Environmental Policy under Trump: his ...


 

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