The next day, something fell during asbestos abatement work at the Capitol, prompting the closure of the House side of the building and testing by hazardous material response teams and Environmental Protection Agency investigators.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
American coastal communities are perched on the tracks, and sea level rise is this freight train heading towards them. Congress just passed flood insurance reforms indicating that it's OK to stay put.
Every state in the country is suffering from climate change in its own way. On Monday night Senators will be giving voice to these concerns in an all night session aimed to raise awareness and bring attention to the matter.
U.S. Rep. John Dingell, a Dearborn, Michigan Democrat and the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, announced today that he is retiring after 59 years. His environmental record speaks for itself.