White House meetings provide last round of wrangling ahead of Trump’s water rule
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White House meetings provide last round of wrangling ahead of Trump’s water rule

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayStoriesPhoto: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesThe EPA finalized rules on Thursday that remove Clean Water Act protections for many seasonal streams and wetlands — and one gauge of how consequential the changes are for major industries like…

White House unveils plan to speed big projects permits, sidestepping climate concern
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White House unveils plan to speed big projects permits, sidestepping climate concern

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to speed permitting for major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines, road expansions and bridges, one of the biggest deregulatory actions of the president’s tenure. The plan, released by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), would help the administration advance big energy and…

Burning Down the House
Marine Ecology

Burning Down the House

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells Tim Duggan, 310 pp., $27.00 Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben Henry Holt, 291 pp., $28.00 © Richard Misrach/Fraenkel Gallery, San FranciscoRichard Misrach: Untitled, 2007Climate scientists’ worst-case scenarios back in 2007, the first year the Northwest Passage became navigable…