The rules will require U.S. cars to improve fuel efficiency by 1.5% per year for the model years 2021 through 2026, compared to a nearly 5% annual increase mandated by the Obama administration in 2012.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals March 17 ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) 2014 designation of 764,207 acres (about 115 square miles) of land in Arizona and New Mexico as “critical habitat” for the jaguar was “arbitrary and capricious” and declared FWS’s action illegal.
Uncertainty breeds inefficiency. Clarifying the law on migratory birds will cut red tape... if reforms survive legal challenge.
What is being done in the name of protecting marine mammals and sea turtles from the practices of California fishermen will ironically – and predictably – benefit foreign suppliers of swordfish, many of whom operate with nary a thought of protecting endangered marine life.
Despite the wolf’s rebound, environmental groups are threatening to take FWS to court over the delisting.
Using eminent domain for bike paths.
The Trump administration has overturned and replaced an Obama-era rule that would have imposed federal zoning on millions of acres of private land throughout the country.
Hoping to break the logjam that, for decades, has held up construction projects throughout the United States, the Trump administration Jan. 9 rolled out sweeping reforms of the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
As fast as developers seek approval for new renewable energy projects, people opposed to having their predominantly rural communities invaded by transmission lines, wind turbines, and solar arrays mount a counterattack.
Passing electricity through a filament in a vacuum should not be a crime.
The real culprit appears to have been found: It’s a giant wetland in East Africa.
Whether it’s the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, or any other location where tech giants have a major presence, one thing these cities all have in common: Unless you are at the top of the income pyramid, you can’t afford to live there.
Subsidence, king tides and failure to complete infrastructure projects were not caused by your SUV or refrigerator.
Conservation easements limit future generations, open the door to massive tax fraud, and enable elites to remake rural America into a green theme park, cleansed of those pesky rubes who no longer fit in.
In recent years, over 100 billion gallons of water have been flushed into San Francisco Bay each winter – enough to sustain millions of households.