The U.S. Forest Service says a directive on groundwater resource management is an innocuous internal directive. However, critics charge the agency with overstepping its bounds.
legislation & regulations
NOAA Lists 20 Coral Species as Threatened
Twenty coral species have been listed as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on 27 August.
Nuclear Waste Disposal: A Cautionary Tale for Shale Gas
The shale gas industry can learn from the controversy over waste disposal that the nuclear energy industry has faced.
Interior Secretary Focuses on Climate Change, Fiscal Concerns
Climate change is “the defining issue of our time,” Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said during her 18 June keynote address at the AGU Science Policy Conference in Washington, D. C.
The Language of Science and Communication with Congress
Want to talk about science with Congress? Here are some communication tips from a Congresswoman.