As interest in climate change escalates, lawsuits are increasingly a part of the picture, and many people and organizations are increasingly in need of advice on pertinent legal issues.
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Although acknowledging that their calculations are not comprehensive, an advocacy group has concluded that at least 18 states, and possibly 14 others, are significantly undercollecting fees for permitted air pollution.
EPA released its Toxics Release Inventory data for 2005 on March 22, 2007; Suzanne Ackerman, 202-564-7819, or main media number, 202-564-4355.Topics on the Beat:
In alternative-fuel transport circles, the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is the current Holy Grail.
Often, the workings of the federal legislature appear to be "hiding in plain sight," obscured by arcane, cumbersome language and information systems.Topics on the Beat:
You may never have thought it possible, but thanks to climate change insurance has become an exciting - even compelling - story.Topics on the Beat:
The short-lived El Nino pattern of 2006-2007 is likely already transitioning to a La Nina pattern, NOAA officials said Feb. 28, 2007.
During the past two years, and especially since last fall, strong hints of far greater than normal die-offs (of honeybees) have been appearing all over the country, in at least 24 states (map of affected states).Topics on the Beat:
It's crunch time for developing the successor to the 2002 US Farm Bill, set to expire Sept. 30, 2007. Many of the ingredients that may be blended into the 2007 Farm Bill are now becoming public.Topics on the Beat:
A Fortune 500 energy company is applying for an "incidental take" permit that would allow it to kill endangered and threatened species that live on the largest swath of land ever covered by one permit.Region: