This continues a trend that began when the Trump administration took over the White House.
Some states emphasize efforts as job creation strategies, with local needs often bypassing partisan divides.
Trump's budget would slash the federal Superfund program's funding from more than $1 billion to $762 million.
Revisiting the president's climate change denial, statement by statement.
State policies and market forces will continue the greening of the energy supply in states like California, Oregon, New Mexico and beyond.
New power plant construction dipped by two-thirds in 2016, with declining investments in China and India accelerating the trend.
Environmental policy wonks facing federal cuts are being recruited to come to California, whose ecological efforts stand in stark contrast to Trump priorities.
The president would imperil public health with cuts to funds that help states and localities protect water and clean up waste.
Two House bills that have been released from committee would effectively prevent the government from using the best available science to protect the public.
Researchers say data shows enormous floods to be more common than previously thought, posing a great threat to communities near dams in Colorado, California.
Eighty-four percent of wildfires over 20 years were started by people, research shows.
Despite the early and clear-eyed view of the risks of global warming, Shell invested billions of dollars in highly polluting tar sand operations and on exploration in the Arctic.
Legislative efforts in many states encourage teaching climate change skepticism under the rubric of academic freedom.
Litigation will seek to convince a federal judge that the government's failure to solve the climate crisis violates constitutional rights.
If the Heritage Foundation gets its way, state and local governments would be on the hook for the majority of funding after hurricanes, tornadoes, mass flooding, etc.
A group of Republicans who don't currently hold public office released a report in which they advocated a tax on carbon emissions.
Many regulations are mandated by statute, all have been previously evaluated, and issuing new rules requires a lengthy public process.
Acting agency administrator is trying to boost morale amid worries that politics will influence EPA's scientific work.
Standing Rock Sioux lawyer doesn't expect the Army Corps of Engineers to follow through with a full environmental impact statement, as ordered.
Activists will work locally for green initiatives despite a federal government friendly to Big Oil and coal.
Scholars and activists in Canada are rushing to back up and protect environmental data from NASA, EPA and more, fearful that the president-elect will close off access.
Mike Pompeo says he's not familiar with CIA analysis saying climate change is one of the 'deeper causes of rising instability' around the world.