EP 104: Four Federal Environmental & Conservation Updates to Be Aware Of

In Episode 104 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discussed four key policy updates across the environmental and conservation space. ENVIRONMENT: Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) being praised by environmentalists for Superfund Clean-up and the establishment of the new Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains to address abandoned mines and clean-up.  CONSERVATION: The news that USFWS will fully delist the biologically recovered gray wolf in the Lower-48 by year's end and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works deliberated S. 614 (Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019).  Listen below: ### Subscribe to District of Conservation.Chip in to support [...]

By |2020-09-15T10:56:07-04:00September 14th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 104: Four Federal Environmental & Conservation Updates to Be Aware Of

Gold King 2: Navajo, New Mexico vs. bad faith EPA

Exactly five years after suffering the impacts from a devastating spill of heavy-metal-laden toxic wastewater from Colorado’s Gold King Mine, the State of Utah announced a settlement of its claims against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several EPA contractors (who were not held liable) for its alleged negligence in allowing the spill.

By |2020-08-28T08:36:25-04:00August 27th, 2020|Environment|Comments Off on Gold King 2: Navajo, New Mexico vs. bad faith EPA