Newspaper Articles – Alyssa Carducci

Montana, Tribe Fight EPA’s Proposed Carbon-Dioxide Rules

The State of Montana and the Crow Nation have filed joint comments with the Environmental Protection Agency disputing EPA’s authority to impose new regulations on carbon dioxide emissions.

Wyoming Governor Vows to Fight Obama Administration Over Coal

In his recent State of the State address, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead vowed to fight for coal with “bulldog determination.”

UN Peru Meeting Produces Ineffectual ‘Nonbinding’ Climate Accord

More than 200 countries attended the United Nations’ 20th Conference of the Parties to the 1992 Framework Convention on Climate Change in December in Lima, Peru, producing a global pact to reduce C

Kansas, Nebraska Fight EPA’s Rule on Ethanol Emissions

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning have joined the Energy Future Coalition and the Urban Air Initiative in a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Prote

Nevada Counties, Ranchers, and Miners Challenge Sage Grouse Settlement

Nevada counties, along with mining and ranching groups, sued the Obama administration, challenging a 2011 settlement between the U.S.

California Requires Oil, Gas Companies to Report Water Use

The California state Senate unanimously passed a bill to require oil and gas companies to report the source and amount of water they use in drilling operations.

Maine, Michigan Voters Go Opposite Directions on Wildlife Management

For the second time in ten years, voters in Maine rejected a ban on baiting, trapping, or hounding bears for hunting purposes.

More Logging Needed to Combat Wildfires, California Official Says

Western states have faced severe wildfire seasons in recent years.

States Reject GMO Scares

Voters in two states, Colorado and Oregon, defeated GMO labeling at the ballot box in the November elections.