Environmental Law News
Environmental law raises important questions about the role and authority of the government. It is also extraordinarily complex and growing more complicated daily. FindLaw's Legal Professional News contains all the latest information that legal professionals need to stay up-to-date with developments in environmental law, with breaking news and analysis, photos, videos, and social media posts from attorneys.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:03:51 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — China's busy ports fail to regulate heavy emissions of sulfur oxide and other pollutants mostly from cargo ships although they're the biggest source of air pollution in port cities such as Hong Kong, according to a new report.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:18:20 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:21:25 GMT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set their new greenhouse gas emissions plan are facing staunch opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their economies would suffer from the new target.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:07:34 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed Thursday that the Obama administration will continue to use its executive powers to protect public lands until Congress takes action on a number of stalled conservation measures.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:26:41 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:05:44 GMT
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor isn't about to pick a fight with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, even if it pulls Jeep Wrangler production out of the city where the vehicle's roots date to World War II.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:31:41 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In the race for West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District, here's a look at where Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall and Republican Evan Jenkins stand on issues.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:43:52 GMT
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor office says Chrysler insists that continuing to build the Jeep Wrangler in the state will be a challenge.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:10:55 GMT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials are proposing to keep confidential the names of hunters and trappers who kill any wildlife in Montana, saying that information that can be obtained under the state's right-to-know laws is being used to threaten and harass.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:52:15 GMT
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Citing a threat from rat poison used on illegal marijuana plantations, federal biologists on Monday proposed Endangered Species Act protection for West Coast populations of the fisher, a larger cousin of the weasel.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:08:28 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay region would reap an additional $22.5 billion a year from improved hurricane protection, crab and fish production and climate stability if the Obama administration's contested plan to clean up the watershed proceeds, an environmental group says.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:10:11 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week's decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.