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By Juliet Eilperin
The Washington Post

WASHINGTON» With control over more than 500 million acres of public land and hundreds of millions of acres offshore, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is moving rapidly to promote American production of coal, oil and gas — a critical piece of President Donald Trump’s vision for “making America great again.”

In the past few weeks alone, Zinke has lowered the pr...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 24, 2017, 4:50 pm
Maryland’s Eastern Shore Healthier Published on Jul 14, 2017

On Maryland's Eastern Shore, NOAA and partners are conducting science, restoring habitat, and working with community organizations to help residents develop and implement their vision for a healthy Choptank River.

Posted: July 24, 2017, 4:46 pm

We're excited to announce the addition of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project as a partner with Earth Protect.

The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project aims to restore gray wolves to their once native habitat of western Colorado. We are a coalition comprised of top notch conservation organizations, Colorado landowners, passionate individuals, and respected scientists. We believe that the gray wolf deserves ...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:31 pm

Building toward a climate policy

 

This editorial was written by Bloomberg View. The Denver Post Editorial 

 

President Donald Trump flips through environmental impact statements for a road while delivering remarks on infrastructure investment and deregulation on June 9 in Washington. Pool/ Getty Images

President Donald Trump’s idea of putting solar panels on a border wall with Mexico, and usin...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 18, 2017, 3:58 pm

First, a U.S. Court of Appeals gave EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a strict 14-day deadline to implement the court’s decision on critical pollution limits for the oil and gas industry. 

 

Earlier this month, the D.C. Circuit Court had blocked Pruitt’s attempt to delay implementation of the limits by 90 days, calling his action “unlawful,” “arbitrary,” and “capricious.” Pruitt then asked the cou...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 18, 2017, 3:51 pm
“Dream” (feat. Natalie Bergman, Ryan Merchant, Keenan O’Meara & Tal Altman)

Come make a difference at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, 

Posted: July 17, 2017, 8:51 pm

Building toward a climate policy

 

This editorial was written by Bloomberg View. The Denver Post Editorial 

 

President Donald Trump flips through environmental impact statements for a road while delivering remarks on infrastructure investment and deregulation on June 9 in Washington. Pool/ Getty Images

President Donald Trump’s idea of putting solar panels on a border wall with Mexico, and usin...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 12, 2017, 9:38 pm

Over the past decade, a growing number of studies have linked urban green space and aspects of biodiversity with emotional wellbeing. Although the existing body of epidemiological work has been very encouraging—collectively providing a strong argument that access to areas rich in vegetation, bodies of water, or both is important for mental health—much of the research relies heavily on cross-se...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 10, 2017, 4:05 pm

STUDIES SHOW PESTICIDE CAN HARM CHILDREN

 

EPA chief, Dow CEO met before ban rejected

 

By Michael Biesecker
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON »The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children’s brains, according to ...

Author: carolbarbeito@carolbarbeito.com (GreenDog)
Posted: July 7, 2017, 3:49 pm