"Climate was on no one’s ballot yesterday but won in a landslide. Seventy per cent of Canadians voted for parties pledging to up Canada’s fight for a safe future."
"Native American leaders from New Mexico are opposing plans that call for storing in the desert Southwest tons of spent nuclear fuel from power plants around the U.S."
"New data may signal a deadly change in America’s environmental health."
"After years of decline, a spike in air pollution may have taken the lives of almost 10,000 additional Americans over two years.
Following a 24% drop between 2009 and 2016, particulate matter air pollution in the U.S. increased 5.5% in 2017 and 2018, according to a new analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data by two Carnegie Mellon economists.
The working paper published this week by the National Bureau of Economic Research may signal a deadly change in U.S. environmental health.
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) inspector general is launching a probe into whether the agency withheld reports on climate change."
"Environmental group Earthworks wants an investigation into possible insider trading by an investor and others involved in EPA's actions surrounding the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, according to a formal complaint filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, New Jersey Bureau of Securities and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority."
"The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to weaken protections for a threatened California fish, a change that would allow large amounts of water to be diverted from the San Francisco Bay Delta to irrigate arid farmland and could harm the region’s fragile ecosystem."
"Federal land-management agencies tallied at least 360 incidents of threats and assaults against their employees in the four-year period ending in 2017, according to a government watchdog."
"The Senate is taking steps this week to hand the EPA its largest budget in a decade, offering the agency nearly $3 billion more than the White House’s request."