The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is calling for 60 improvements in the design, operation and regulation of the Tesoro oil refinery in Anacortes, Washington — and of refineries nationwide.
A conservative legislator is shaking his fist at the federal government's "bureaucracy agenda" with a proposal to declare restrictions handed down by the Environmental Protection Act unconstitutional.
Mining has pumped billions of dollars into the Idaho economy. It's one of the states considered by the industry to be the most mining-friendly. A push to further accomodate mining companies has environmentalists worried.