Tag: Environmental laws and regulations

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GREENVILLE, Del. — A pest control company will pay more than $9 million in criminal fines tied to the use of a banned pesticide...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will collect $860 million from auctioning carbon-emissions permits after the allowances sold out at a record price for the second...
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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey reached a $72.2 million settlement with Volkswagen, Republican Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday. ...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — Opponents of two gold mines proposed near Yellowstone National Park pressed Tuesday for Montana's lone U.S. House member to seek federal...
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MADISON, Wis. — The Latest on a bill that would prohibit Wisconsin environmental officials from regulating air pollutants not covered by federal regulations (all...
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MADISON, Wis. — Republican lawmakers tried to persuade a legislative committee Tuesday to approve a bill that would relax Wisconsin's air pollution regulations, saying...
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PORTAGE, Ind. — The city of Chicago plans to sue U.S. Steel Corp. for alleged environmental violations stemming from spills of a potentially carcinogenic...
Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

WASHINGTON — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The nation's largest electric company agreed Monday to seek a smaller rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers,...
Global warming sage pens novel of Vermont, ‘resistance’

MONTPELIER, Vt. — For decades, Vermont environmentalist Bill McKibben has been telling the world about the dangers of global warming and as a diversion...

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