Environment/Environmental Justice Stories

  • NY Communities Still Face Flood Damages, Call for Bipartisan Climate Bill The Atlantic hurricane season typically runs from June to October, and environmental groups are urging Congress to advance a bill which would require the federal government to implement a National Climate Adaptation and Resilience Strategy. It would also create a position for a chief […]
  • Experts: Incentives for Renewables Even More Critical West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was at the center of the Supreme Court's recent decision to curb the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Morrisey brought the case against the agency, and the high court's decision has renewable-energy experts pointing to the […]
  • Hearings Offer Chance to Comment on Duke Energy's Carbon Plan A series of in-person hearings across the state in the coming weeks will give North Carolinians a chance for input on a proposal by Duke Energy to cut its carbon emissions. The utility was tasked with developing the plan by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, […]
  • Virginia Elected Officials Call on U.S. Senate to Pass Climate Actions A coalition of elected officials from Virginia has joined a group of more than 565 elected leaders asking the federal government to accelerate the nation's clean-energy transition. The stalled Build Back Better act included several climate provisions advocates say would have created hundreds of […]
  • Experts: Incentives for Renewables Even More Critical West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was at the center of the Supreme Court's recent decision to curb the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Morrisey brought the case against the agency, and the high court's decision has renewable-energy experts pointing to the […]
  • WI Wildlife Advocate: Bear Hounding, Baiting Unethical Over the next several weeks, Wisconsin's bear hunters will be training their hounds on free-roaming black bears in preparation for this fall's bear-hunting season. Wisconsin's bear-hounding season goes from mid-September to mid-October, but the bearhound training period starts in July and runs through August. During training and the […]
  • MT Businesses Partner to Protect State's Outdoors Conservation groups are not the only ones looking to protect Montana. Businesses are joining efforts to preserve the "Last Best Place." The Montana Conservation Voters Education Fund's Partners for the Outdoors program has launched to bring companies in the state together to address a variety of issues threatening […]
  • MI's Largest Utility Plans to Close Coal Plants by 2025 Regulators have approved a plan from Michigan's largest utility to stop burning coal to generate energy by 2025. Consumers Energy aims to get more than 60% of its energy from renewable sources by 2040, and to tap at least 8,000 megawatts of solar power by […]