Advocates: Clean air on trial in Kennecott permit challenge

Did Rio Tinto's Kennecott violate provisions of the Clean Air Act when it received state approval to expands its operations or it did it follow the letter of the law... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2013

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EPA to 'effectively shut down' without budget deal

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says the agency will "effectively shut down" unless Congress approves stopgap funding by Oct. 1. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2013


Canyonlands announces human waste disposal guidelines

The National Park Service has announced new human waste disposal regulations for portions of Canyonlands National Park. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2013


Idaho man gets prison for mishandling asbestos

A judge imposed a six-month prison sentence Wednesday on a former construction supervisor convicted of mishandling pipes coated with asbestos during an upgrade of... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2013


The ethanol strategy

Back in 2007, Congress authorized the Environmental Protection Agency to make sure that more and more ethanol be integrated into the nation's gasoline supply every year. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2013


Chevron to pay fine, help buy natural gas school buses in federal settlement

Chevron has agreed to pay a $384,000 fine and help Jordan School District buy natural gas buses as part of a federal settlement for alleged air quality violations. Read more »

July 31, 2013


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