The US EPA has approved ethanol made from Algenol’s process as an advanced biofuel, meeting the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
As 2015 begins, biomedical researchers are once again wringing their hands about a surfeit of scientists chasing too few research dollars and academic jobs.
Nebraska Supreme Court upheld a 2012 law granting permitting authority for major oil pipelines to the governor, clearing the way for Keystone XL Pipeline.
This week Congressman Don Young (R-AK) introduced legislation (H.R.330) that would require congressional approval and a NEPA review before a president could declare a national monument.
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) held a congressional briefing this week on the impacts of El Niño on the U.S.
Exposure to very low levels of ionizing radiation is common—medical procedures, air travel, and industrial processes expose people to such radiation every day.
The U.S. Census Bureau is proposing to remove a question in the American Community Survey (ACS) that asks respondents to identify their undergraduate field of degree, categorizing the question as “Low Benefit and Low Cost”.
The House passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), amending the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act) to formally authorize the Initiative through FY 2019.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats held a hearing entitled “The United States as an Arctic Nation: Opportunities in the High North”.
The Senate passed S. 2520, a bill amending the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), limiting agencies’ ability to withhold documents related to their internal deliberative processes.