National Environmental Policy Act

Great blue heron at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Three Cheers for 50 Years: Celebrating the EPA’s Dedication to Health and the Environment

The mid twentieth century brought about a change in the American mindset. Scientists like Rachel Carson and Margaret Murie began to sound the alarm about the dangers of synthetic pesticides, …

What a Changing Court Could Mean for Our Wildlife, Waters, and Climate

The nation’s highest court has passed down many landmark decisions over the last few decades regarding a wide array of environmental topics—from climate change to wetlands to tailpipe emissions. Here …

A Tale of Two Pipelines

As of July 15th, a federal appeal court has temporarily blocked the order to shutdown operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline pending the court’s decision later in July on the …

5 Wildlife Wins Delivered by the National Environmental Policy Act

Whether it’s protecting mule deer in Colorado, moose in Montana, elk in Wyoming, salmon in California or blue herons in Michigan, a law that was signed by President Richard Nixon …

Administration Seeks to Gut Landmark Environmental Protection, Limit Public Comments

The Trump Administration’s Council on Environmental Quality has officially announced it will go after the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). While most Americans couldn’t tell you what this act is, every single …

Congress Considering Taking Public Out of Review Process for Water…

More than 40 years ago, America began to lay the groundwork for one of the pieces of environmental legislation we rely on today. It was born in part out of …

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