MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that authorities will shut down a paper mill on the shores of Lake Baikal, which environmentalists say is a major pollutant threatening one of the world's largest fresh water lakes.
House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee hearing, "Citizen and Agency Perspectives on the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act." Deputy Interior Assistant Secretary for Budget, Finance, Performance and Acquisition Pamela K. Haze, Forest Service Deputy Chief Leslie Weldon to testify.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday decisively sided with Oklahoma and rejected Texas' claim that it has a right under a 30-year-old agreement to cross their common border for water to serve the fast-growing Fort Worth area.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government approved a key permit Tuesday that helps pave the way for construction of a waste-to-energy plant in Puerto Rico that local environmentalists have long opposed.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., pledged to push a vote to complete the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility in Nevada if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., moves to limit filibusters, Roll Call reports.