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Scathing Investigation Reveals Years of Ignored Sexual Assault, Mismanagement at Haskell Indian Nations University

by Yahoo News | May 14, 2024
The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education last month was legally compelled to publicly release an investigative report into Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) that was finished more than a year ago. Haskell, located in Lawrence, Kan., is operated by the Interior ...

Surviving fishing gear entanglement isn’t enough for endangered right whales – females still don’t breed afterward

by Yahoo News | March 12, 2024
It sounds like a crime show episode at sea: In late January 2024, federal regulators learned that a dead female North Atlantic right whale had been sighted near Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The whale was towed to shore, where more than 20 U.S. and Canadian scientists converged to ...

500-Mile-Long Power Line Hits a Roadblock: Ice Age Fossils

by Yahoo News | March 4, 2023
The NPS cautioned in comments filed to BLM last year that “The construction of the transmission line…will have the potential to impact paleontological resources, including an undetermined number of fossil remains and unrecorded fossil sites,” according to the Public Employees for ...

No One Is Happy With the Federal Grazing Program

by Yahoo News | January 29, 2023
So what are the problems, and what needs to change? For starters, the current cattle program is deeply under-resourced, said Chandra Rosenthal in a video interview with Gizmodo. Rosenthal is the head of the Rocky Mountain office of the nonprofit group Public Employees for Environmental ...

Ban on pesticides with PFAS feeds concern about unintended impacts

by Yahoo News | January 27, 2023
Environmental advocates like the Conservation Law Foundation and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility are urging Maine to go even further, calling on the Board of Pesticides Control to conduct independent PFAS tests on all registered pesticides rather than relying on ...
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