Environment/Environmental Justice Stories

  • AZ conservation groups pleased with Biden's move to protect public lands Arizona conservation groups and sportsmen alike say they're pleased the Bureau of Land Management will now recognize conservation as an integral part of public lands management. The agency's new rule puts protecting the environment on par with other land-use priorities. Scott Garlid, executive director […]
  • AZ conservation groups pleased with Biden's move to protect public lands Arizona conservation groups and sportsmen alike say they're pleased the Bureau of Land Management will now recognize conservation as an integral part of public lands management. The agency's new rule puts protecting the environment on par with other land-use priorities. Scott Garlid, executive director […]
  • BLM's 'Public Lands Rule' could reform conservation, access in NM Balancing the needs of the many with those who have traditionally reaped benefits from public lands is behind a new rule issued Thursday by the Bureau of Land Management. A quarter-million acres of public lands, including 13 million in New Mexico, now fall under the […]
  • BLM's 'Public Lands Rule' could reform conservation, access in NM Balancing the needs of the many with those who have traditionally reaped benefits from public lands is behind a new rule issued Thursday by the Bureau of Land Management. A quarter-million acres of public lands, including 13 million in New Mexico, now fall under the […]
  • Climate groups seek to remove tax breaks for oil and gas companies As state budget negotiations continue, groups fighting climate change are asking California lawmakers to cut subsidies for oil and gas companies rather than slash programs designed to slow global warming. Gov. Gavin Newsom's current proposal would cut oil and gas tax breaks by […]
  • A snapshot of federal investments being put to use in WI City and county governments are feeling the pinch of rising operating costs but in Wisconsin, federal incentives are driving a range of local projects, taking off some of the pressure in making communities economically viable. Dane County is no stranger to embracing clean energy […]
  • Food forests in southern Arizona help combat heat and hunger By Max Graham for Grist.Broadcast version by Alex Gonzalez for Arizona News Connection reporting for the Solutions Journalism Network-Public News Service Collaboration Below the red-tile roofs of the Catalina Foothills, an affluent area on the north end of Tucson, Arizona, lies a blanket of desert […]
  • Advocates want NY HEAT Act in the final budget The New York HEAT Act might not make the final budget. The bill reduces the state's reliance on natural gas and cuts ratepayer costs by eliminating certain rules. It was in both legislative chambers' one-house budgets, but last-minute scrambling could remove it. …(Read More)