CERT volunteers have played a prominent role in responding to California wildfires in recent years.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Trial runs for the dreaded L train shutdown in N.Y.C. … job losses in Trump counties … and Maine is not prepared as tick-borne diseases spread north.
The 4-year-old whale, summering off the coast of Washington, is emaciated.
If finalized, the EPA proposal would also revoke California’s ability to set its own goals used by 13 other states and ignite a fresh legal battle.
Democratic senators grilled Andrew Wheeler over a draft proposal to freeze limits in model year 2020, against the wishes of California and 13 other states.
A lawyer with the Natural Resources Defense Council said the GOP-backed legislation threatens to “neuter the rights of all 50 states to protect their rivers, streams and coastal waters.”
Barriers at the border disrupt the natural habitat of animals like jaguars and ocelots.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Calling on pranked Georgia Rep. Jason Spencer to resign … Heading off a marijuana swap-economy in Vermont … Fearing the Trump trade war across North Dakota’s 6.6 million-acres of soybean fields.
Unusually hot days have profound effects on mental health and human physiology.
A new watchdog report found that the federal agency's regional office didn't establish clear roles for the state environmental agency and failed to create clear lines of communication.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | California high court blocks proposal to split state …. Which states pay the most and least in sales taxes? … Mentally ill in Boston and stranded in an ER.
The court battle over the state’s strong fuel economy standards is still on.
Frustrated by federal environmental deregulation, states are turning to ‘cooperative federalism’ to achieve clean air and water goals.
Nobody knows how many orphan and abandoned drilling sites exist, but the federal government estimates there could be more than a million.
A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.
Hawaii's governor is expected to ban oxybenzone, the chemical in most sunscreens, this week. It would go into effect in 2021.
The Supreme Court last week seemed to suggest that in water disputes between states, the health of an aquatic ecosystem can be considered alongside drinking-water and farming concerns.
Sen. John Barrasso, of Wyoming, unveiled draft legislation Monday to amend one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws.
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