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The new guidance asks agencies to look at the direct and indirect climate impacts of federal projects.

Accounting for Climate Change

The guidance tells agencies to quantify both the direct and indirect, such as the burning of coal or oil, carbon pollution emissions impacts of federal actions. It also asks federal …

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Will Senate Water Down Environmental Protections While the Midwest Floods?

After the Midwest experienced drought during the past several months  and now the April showers are bringing May floods. Last week the Mississippi River crested five and a half feet …

The King and the President meet in 1970.  Months before, Mr. Nixon signed the bipartisan National Environmental Policy Act into law.  For decades it's helped save important and special places, including hallowed ground for Elvis fans.  Image from archives.gov.

Congress’ Latest Attack on the Environment Ensnares Elvis

  Last year, Congress voted 191 times against the environment.  This year isn’t likely to be any better. It wasn’t always like that.  Since 1970, we’ve had a bipartisan law …

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