Tag: Environmental laws and regulations

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JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Senate is considering a bill that would exempt utility companies from liability related to a pesticide used on most...
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SEATTLE — Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy. ...
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington lawmakers are more than halfway through this year's 60-day legislative session and have been rapidly moving bills out of the...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Scores of environmentalists gathered Thursday night in Annapolis to protest a "Potomac Pipeline," citing inaction on the part of the state...
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state would set more aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under a bill that passed the House. ...
Montana won’t allow Yellowstone grizzly bear hunts in 2018

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana won't hold a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after state officials said Thursday they want to avoid complicating lawsuits over...
Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine

HONOLULU — Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness company Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations. ...
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Warm temperatures and a prolonged drought have prompted Gov. Mary Fallin to expand a burn ban to include 52 counties. ...
Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale and distribution of illegal pesticides, one...
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JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska environmental conservation officials warned lawmakers that budget cuts are increasing the dangers to residents. ...

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