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Environmentalists blast Gov. DeSantis for blocking local phase-outs of oil and gas as fuel...

Disregarding warnings about worsening climate change, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a measure that prevents local governments from moving away from oil and...

Endangered species to get a reprieve under Biden administration plans

WASHINGTON — The lesser prairie-chicken, a rare dancing grouse once abundant on the Great Plains, could benefit again soon from the protection of the U.S....

Proliferation of pumping permits produces preposterous pipeline proposal

I hope you are sitting down. I have some startling news. I have learned that Florida people do not have a great reputation for...

Federal judge halts Biden pause on new oil and gas leases across the U.S.

A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered the Biden administration to restart regular sales of oil and gas leases, forcing the administration to prematurely...

Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing crisis

WASHINGTON—The mayors of U.S. cities stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure package during a Tuesday hearing before...

Colonial Pipeline CEO: ‘One of the toughest decisions I have had to make’ to...

WASHINGTON—The CEO of Colonial Pipeline, which underwent a ransomware attack in early May that led to massive shutdowns of gas stations across the Southeast, said during a...

Public lands pick Tracy Stone-Manning fends off objections from U.S. Senate Republicans

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Tuesday grilled public lands nominee Tracy Stone-Manning of Montana about her past opposition to an “energy...

Biden’s public lands pick wins backing by environmental advocates ahead of hearing

Environmental groups are lining up behind President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management prior to her Tuesday confirmation hearing. More than...

National parks struggling with maintenance would get a boost under Biden budget request

Basic needs at the largest U.S. national parks top the Biden administration’s first proposed lists of projects to receive money through public lands trust...
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To fix Florida’s latest toxic algae crisis, fix the DEP

Dear Gov. DeSantis, Hello again! I wrote you a letter last year and you didn’t respond, but it’s OK. I figure you’re pretty busy, what...

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