National Environmental Policy Act

Politics
The new proposal would mean federal agencies wouldn't have to weigh effects on climate when reviewing infrastructure projects.
Politics
Kathleen Hartnett-White’s humiliating confirmation hearing and recent plagiarism allegations could deter some Republicans from supporting her.
Politics
Some of the most important struggles of the ’60s and ’70s, like civil rights, are still underway today.
Politics
Still, the Department of Homeland Security says it "remains committed to environmental stewardship."
Politics
Environmental groups allege Trump administration approval of the project broke the law.
Politics
The League of Conservation Voters' annual scorecard showed a 2016 Congress deeply divided on environmental issues.
Politics
It is perhaps not surprising that the issue of the environmental impact of immigration has been almost completely ignored in the strident rhetoric emanating from the presidential candidates.
Environment
The groups say NWP was never intended to authorize massive pipeline infrastructure projects and that that kind of permitting
Environment
Canadian exploration company Northern Dynasty Minerals is the only partner remaining in the once formidable Pebble Partnership - the poorly-funded proponent of the reckless scheme to build a massive mine in the headwaters of the world's greatest wild salmon fishery.
Environment
That is, they dreamt up the idea to add pump stations on each side of the border to two different pipelines (in name only
Environment
Based on a brief, undefined investigation, Secretary Cohen concluded to no one's surprise that his client has been unfairly treated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its federal Clean Water Act review of the mining project -- just as his client has argued for years.
Environment
In this time of global environmental crisis, it is dismaying to see a former Cabinet official of William Cohen's stature trade on his reputation to validate a review that reads like a press release of the company that hired him -- a company whose reckless mining project poses risks that are, according to EPA, potentially "catastrophic."
Environment
In a 3-0 vote, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was permitted in a lawful manner by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Environment
On January 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Enbridge a controversial Nationwide Permit 12 green-light for its proposed Line 78 pipeline, set to bring heavy tar sands diluted bitumen ("dilbit") from Pontiac, Illinois to its Griffith, Indiana holding terminal.
Environment
In his Dec. 8 "Colbert Report" appearance, President Barack Obama gave his strongest signal yet that he may reject a presidential permit authorizing the Alberta to Cushing, Oklahoma northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.