Watchdog sues feds for Mitch McConnell records
A watchdog group today sued the departments of Energy, Transportation and State to compel the release of records that could shed light on the political influence of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
Groups to Wheeler: Cut truck NOx emissions by 90%
Public health groups and air pollution regulators are urging EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to crack down on harmful emissions from big trucks.
Calif. looks to increase sales of zero-emissions trucks
California regulators committed yesterday to strengthening a clean truck rule — a move that elicited praise from some environmentalists but left others unsatisfied.
Railways ask transportation agency for EPA permit exemption
A federal transportation agency is considering a proposed Clean Water Act exemption for trains hauling coal and other polluting materials.
Advocates say Jay Inslee is poised to secure a climate win
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) could notch a major climate victory this spring — something that often has eluded the environmentally focused politician, advocates said yesterday.