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EPA Lets Stormwater Polluters Off the Hook—Again

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied yet another request to toughen up on sources of pollution that are fouling urban waters across the country.

Report Shows Growing Logging Threat to Quebec’s Boreal Forest

Global Forest Watch Canada (GFWC) has released a report that highlights the growing threat of logging and road building to one of Quebec’s largest and last remaining intact forest landscapes—the Broadback River watershed.

Latin America Green News: 10/13 - 10/20/2016

World agrees to phase-down HFCs, Chile hands down new regulations to salmon fisheries, Nestlé to go 100 percent renewable in Panama

Nevada Can Exit Coal and Maintain Electric Reliability

A new analysis shows that Nevada can complete its transition away from coal-fired electricity—closing the Valmy and TS Power plants—while keeping the electric system reliable, at reasonabl

Building Codes & BBQ: What We're Watching in Kansas City

Code officials, builders, efficiency advocates, and other interested parties are in Kansas City this week and next for the International Code Council’s annual conference and public comment hearings.  We’ll be putting in some long days with the goal of developing final recommendations for the 2018