Britany Riley // 8/27/17 //
The D.C. Circuit rejected the federal government’s approval of a natural gas pipeline project, citing climate change concerns (The Hill).
The EPA promised farming industry executives that it would be “a new day” at the industry before rejecting a ban on a potentially harmful pesticide (NYT).
An environmental organization has sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its failure to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request regarding its deregulatory task force (The Hill).
Secretary of Interior Zinke has recommended major changes to public lands management, including a significant decrease in national park size and an end to prohibitions on hunting, fishing, and commercial activity on many public lands (WaPo, Politico).