The Fording River mine is located 29 kilometres northeast of the community of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. Teck Coal had pleaded guilty to two charges related to selenium and calcite pollution released from its Fording River and Greenhills mines over the course of 2012. Environmental groups are asking Canada’s
To listen to the Federal Newscast on your phone or mobile device, subscribe in PodcastOne or Apple Podcasts. The best listening experience on desktop can be found using Chrome, Firefox or Safari. The Office of Personnel Management will reassume full control over the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. OPM transferred the administrative
By Jack Russillo/South Seattle Emerald This story is contributed by The South Seattle Emerald, a partner in InvestigateWest’s yearlong climate reporting initiative. When the time arrived for Gov. Jay Inslee to sign a far-reaching piece of environmental justice into law, the ceremony took place by the mouth of Seattle’s only
by Jack Russillo On Monday May 17, across the road from the mouth of Seattle’s only river, the Duwamish, and at the cultural center of the people who have called themselves by the same name for generations, Governor Jay Inslee signed a far-reaching piece of environmental justice legislation into law.
[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A sweeping executive order from President Joe Biden calls for a review of all Trump-era environmental regulations with a focus on the issue of “environmental justice,” an effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions in low-income and minority communities across
Thinkstock Brands can take advantage of the slow death of cookies but it may mean those quick digital performance bursts become harder to manage, say industry experts. Google last week announced it wouldn’t be building alternative identifiers to track users around the web once third-party cookies have been phased out. Instead, the company
A new report documents draconian budget cuts to Brazilian environmental monitoring and firefighting of 9.8% in 2020, and 27.4% in 2021 — reductions, analysts say that were inflicted by the Bolsonaro administration in “a clear policy for dismantling national environmental policies.” Brazil’s environmental agencies under Bolsonaro have also been subjected