The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Federal programs that have assisted communities with cleaner water, safer sidewalks and sewage treatment are on the chopping block in Washington.
Government auditors also report the insurance fund for taxpayer-backed mortgages lost $14.2 billion.
Environmentalists say that turning the border fence into a continuous 40-foot concrete wall would make the bad situation for wildlife only worse.
Bids are out for President Donald Trump’s border wall and a draft plan envisions fencing and walls along at least 1,200 additional miles of the Mexican border by 2020. Here’s the status of the current border fence based on data we’ve been collecting and analyzing for years.
Huntington Ingalls Industries and other shipbuilders stand to benefit from Trump’s planned shipbuilding expansion, and it appears they will continue to face little accountability for putting workers in danger.
With two more Trump appointments to come, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will lurch from a Democratic majority to a Republican one. Acting Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic’s voting record shows what is at stake.
At an Austal USA shipyard in Alabama, dozens of workers have been injured by a handheld tool that the company modified from its intended use. They’ve lost fingers and suffered deep gashes on their faces, necks and arms.