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Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park

published about 9 hours ago
Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park
A dispute over the possibility of a no-fishing zone in Biscayne National Park off the coast of Florida has raised contrasts with hunting bans on federal land.

State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield

published 2 days ago
State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield
Bakersfield settled an environmental lawsuit against the bullet train project on Friday, winning a concession by the state to consider a new rail route into the city's downtown.

Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

published 2 days ago
Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list
A judge restored federal protections to gray wolves in the the western Great Lakes region on Friday, reversing an earlier decision by the federal government to remove the animals from the endangered species list.

Feds announce first regulations for toxic coal ash

published 2 days ago
Feds announce first regulations for toxic coal ash
Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced the first federal regulations for the toxic wastes created by coal burned to produce electricity.

E.P.A. Issues New Rules on Disposal of Coal Ash

published 2 days ago
E.P.A. Issues New Rules on Disposal of Coal Ash
The new regulations, which leave power plants to ensure that safety standards are met, were not as strong as environmental groups wanted.