by Emily Atkin Feb 3, 2014
In addition to addressing issues such as climate change, economic need, wildlife impacts, socioecomonics, air quality, noise, and the potential of a spill, the State Department received more than 1.5 million comments on the proposed pipeline.
by Ryan Koronowski Jan 31, 2014
With the release of State’s final environmental report, the clock starts running on a 90 day public comment period, after which President Obama will have to make a decision.
by Dec 19, 2013
When denouncing the U.S.'s handling of a female diplomat's arrest, India's government should look at its own treatment of women.
by Hayes Brown Dec 18, 2013
To save $75 million, Congress may be condemning 2 million people in poor countries to malnutrition or starvation.
by Hayes Brown Dec 12, 2013
While Congress debates new sanctions, State and Treasury announce new penalties on companies using sanctions already in place.
by Christopher Butterfield Nov 14, 2013
The State Department announced on Wednesday the first ever reward for information leading to dismantling of a transnational criminal organization in bid to end the criminal ivory trade.
by Hayes Brown Oct 1, 2013
The Obama administration cleared military aid to three countries on Monday, despite their use of children as tools of war.
by Katie Valentine Aug 19, 2013
The agency is the latest to highlight shortcomings in the State Department's Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
by Jul 19, 2013
President Nixon once changed the world with a single handshake on a Beijing tarmac, beginning a new relationship with China. Today, it’s not just our geopolitics that are changing -- it’s the earth itself.
by Hayes Brown Jun 5, 2013