News and Updates
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has developed a new program to help agricultural producers inform consumers that they are farming in a way that benefits bees. From the press release: Funded by a grant from the USDA, the Xerces Society partnered with Oregon Tilth to develop and launch the Bee Better Certified program. The […]
Senator Bob Wieckowski has introduced a new cap-and-trade bill in California aiming to further the state’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emission levels by 40% by 2030 in comparison to 1990 levels. The cap-and-trade program outlined in SB 775 gradually raises the price that companies, private utilities, and other groups must pay to receive allowances […]
Massachusetts carbon pricing bills S. 1821 by Senator Michael Barrett and H. 1726 by Representative Jennifer Benson will have a hearing on Tuesday, June 20th from 1 pm to 5 pm in the Gardner Auditorium.
A new study has found that rolling back environmental regulations will have little effect on the coal industry. The research, from Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, analyzed 10 major Obama-era environmental regulations currently under scrutiny–only four of which are in effect–and found that these rules played a minor role in coal’s decline. According […]