"The EPA and Interior Department under President-elect Joe Biden will have a range of tools at their disposal to start undoing President Donald Trump’s deregulatory agenda on the environment, according to former agency officials, lawyers, and environmentalists."
"In Colorado, a historic ballot measure to force the state to reintroduce gray wolves has passed by the slimmest of margins."
"In four years, President Donald Trump and his appointees in the Environmental Protection Agency, Interior Department, and other agencies made dramatic regulatory changes that sparked an ongoing series of legal battles. Biden’s team is expected to reverse course on big-ticket items, stopping many of those lawsuits in their tracks."
"New administration will seek to shift U.S. off fossil fuels and expand public lands protections, but face serious opposition from Senate GOP."
"President Trump last night unexpectedly removed Chatterjee as FERC chairman and appointed staunch conservative Commissioner James Danly to take his place."
"Even with vote tallying still underway, some House Republicans are already eyeing the next race, laying the groundwork for leadership positions on Congress’s environmentally-focused committees."
"In one of the day's biggest political flips, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) solidly lost his bid for reelection after a 30-year career in Congress, and a few other seats on the committee were either lost or in jeopardy for Democrats."
"As pundits and political observers continue to sift through the various categories of 'winners' and 'losers' of the 2020 election, conservation advocates say that parks and public lands clearly came out on top."
"Former Vice President Joe Biden is readying his transition team to help stand up his administration if he prevails in the 2020 presidential race."
"Nevada voters approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday that requires the state to get at least half its electricity from renewable sources by 2030."