Lawmakers scramble to protect sensitive lands
With the president poised to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall with Mexico, lawmakers and environmentalists are concerned about the impact on sensitive lands.
Dems point to impacts of warming on national parks
National parks and other protected public lands will face swifter impacts from climate change — including natural disasters and temperature shifts — scientists cautioned House lawmakers yesterday.
Butterfly group seeks emergency order to halt construction
The North American Butterfly Association last night asked a federal judge to issue an emergency order halting new border construction, arguing that the "irrevocable destruction" of its National Butterfly Center "is now imminent."
Trump tells Texans 'Green New Deal' won't happen
President Trump again took aim at the "Green New Deal" last night during a campaign event in El Paso, Texas, mocking the landmark climate resolution as an unrealistic "high school term paper."
Deal struck on border, new funding for EPA, Interior
President Trump has yet to say whether he would sign emerging bipartisan legislation to keep the government open past Friday.