Part of the Amtrak rail in Southern California.

A project decades in the works to expand passenger rail service between Los Angeles and the Coachella Valley is inching forward with the release of an environmental impact statement. But there are still hurdles to have trains on track in thenext 10 years.  The Riverside County Transportation Commission, in collaboration with the Federal Railroad AdministrationContinue Reading

AEP energy mix draws scrutiny during final day of evidentiary hearing on environmental compliance proposal | Energy and Environment

A day after American Electric Power representatives testified before West Virginia utility regulators in a case that will help shape the state’s energy future, regulator staff, industrial and environmental group witnesses made their own cases for what the utility should do next — and how ratepayers should pay for it.Continue Reading

Food-&-Beverage-Plastics-Market Latest research on Global Food & Beverage Plastics Market report covers forecast and analysis on a worldwide, regional and country level. The study provides historical information of 2016-2021 together with a forecast from 2021 to 2026 supported by both volume and revenue (USD million). The entire study covers theContinue Reading

Biden Infrastructure Proposal, Equity, and Environmental Justice

In parts one and two of our series on President Biden’s infrastructure plan, we have discussed infrastructure resilience, remediation, green technologies, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Today, we focus on a central theme woven into President Biden’s proposal: equity and environmental justice. Many of President Biden’s proposals fall into several of the four areasContinue Reading

GUSA Working Group Finalizes Proposal for Environmental Studies Major

Georgetown University students plan to send a finalized proposal for an environmental studies major to university administration later this month, advocating for a program with an interdisciplinary framework of science, politics and humanities while tackling environmental issues.  A Georgetown University Student Association working group has spent the past year draftingContinue Reading