EPA ditches wetland case that hit high court in 2012
After a dozen years of litigation, the Trump administration is dropping a closely watched Clean Water Act case concerning whether an Idaho couple's property qualifies as a wetland.
Court won't revisit ruling on river temperature limits
A federal appeals court today rejected the Trump administration's request to reconsider a ruling forcing EPA to set temperature standards for the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Seasoned EPA whistleblower raises alarms, again
Prominent EPA whistleblower Cate Jenkins has reemerged, challenging how federal agencies are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal court rejects Calif. water 'takings' case
A federal court yesterday rejected a case from a California city and irrigation districts that claimed the Bureau of Reclamation violated their constitutional property rights when it did not deliver water during a drought.
Governor looks for ways to cut crowds at beaches, parks
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is implementing a "soft closure" of the state's beaches and parks, shutting down parking lots after record turnout last weekend.