Today the National Science Board (NSB) announced that Sea Education Association (SEA) would be bestowed with its 2016 Public Service Award.
A study by economists at North Carolina State University finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines — and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.
The US and China have issued a joint statement confirming that both countries will sign the Paris Climate Agreement next month.
A federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement, resolving years of litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (From NBC News...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office of Public Engagement and Environmental Education is soliciting applications for environmental education professionals for consideration to serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council.
On the afternoon of March 22nd, the House passed Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s (VA-10) “Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act” by a vote of 380-3.
Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Area Power Administration, and the Bonneville Power Administration found themselves in hostile territory earlier this week at a hearing held by the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans.
Last week, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on the Environment held a hearing to analyze NOAA’s FY 2017 budget request.
Dr. France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Dr. Dan Arvizu, Chairman of the National Science Board, found a generally supportive bipartisan audience during their recent fiscal year 2017 (FY 17) budget overview hearing before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
On February 23, President Obama announced plans to close the notorious military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Whether he’ll be able to is a hot political question.