An official with the Texas environment department says new EPA ozone guidelines are just the first step in regulations the agency wants to adopt.Read More →
Vermont will lose 3.4 percent of its manufacturing jobs by 2023 due to Obama administration climate regulations, according to a report on the impact of EPA rules on labor.Read More →
When a train carrying potentially dangerous oil derailed and exploded recently in West Virginia, triggering huge fire balls, it was up to a two-man rail crew to deal with the immediate danger.
Tuesday (today) a battle over train crew size in Nebraska goes public.
A highly controversial background check bill is in peril in Vermont after an influential association of police chiefs criticized the legislation as unnecessary and off target.Read More →
The Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee held an on-the-road hearing in Pittsburgh Wednesday, to address issues of best practices in policing and how work in Allegheny County may be a model for others in the commonwealth. Over a dozen witnesses and nearly four hours of testimony confirmed the basic premise of the devil being in the details.
While witnesses were uniformly in favor of increased use of body cameras, it was clear that implementing their use is a bit thornier. One issue was how available such video should be to the public under the state’s right to know law.Read More →