The Wisconsin Senate is scheduled to approve a bill designed to bolster and streamline the state's pollution credit-trading system.
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Environmentalists balked Friday at Republican Gov. Scott Walker's plans to sue the federal government over new limits on power plants' carbon emissions, saying the governor is ignoring climate change and simply wants to show he opposes government regulation as he mulls a presidential bid.Read More »
During an expanded, 90-minute argument session Tuesday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled over whether the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to impose power plant emission rules upon states that contribute to the air pollution of neighboring states.Read More »
A Clyman recycling company was ordered this month to pay $40,000 in penalties and court costs after it failed to adequately respond to two spills that sent waste into waterways, according to a news release sent Thursday by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s office.Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Efforts to dredge toxic industrial chemicals from the Fox River should continue, a federal judge has ruled. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Natural Resources filed a federal lawsuit against NCR Corp. and 11 ...Read More »