Judge Temporarily Blocks Yellowstone River Dam

The Billings Gazette reports that U.S. District Judge Brian Morris has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to do adequate environmental study before moving ahead with a planned $59 million concrete dam across the Yellowstone River.  The project, which was scheduled to start construction this month near…

>Read More

Share Button

Chesapeake Bay Pollution Diet Upheld

The Baltimore Sun reports this week that a federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency’s authority to order pollution reductions by Maryland and other states that drain into the Chesapeake Bay. USEPA, acting after more than 25 years of little or no cleanup progress, had set a “total…

>Read More

Share Button