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Shutdown suspends federal cleanups at Birmingham, other Superfund sites

 The government shutdown has suspended federal cleanups at Superfund sites around the nation and forced the cancellation of public hearings, deepening the...

What they’re saying: Alabama reactions to Trump’s new water proposal

When President Donald Trump took office, he began a process to remove and replace what he deemed to be regulatory burdens put in place...

EPA regional administrator Trey Glenn resigns to fight ‘unfounded charges’

In August of 2017, the former director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), Trey Glenn, was named the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 4 Administrator....

Regional EPA official turns himself in on state ethics charges

The Trump administration’s top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a...

EPA’s Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

The man appointed by President Donald Trump’s administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s Southeastern regional office has been indicted, along with a former...

Alabama labor, conservation groups oppose EPA rollback of clean car standards

Labor union representatives and conservation group leaders are voicing their concerns about President Donald Trump's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) efforts to rollback clean car standards. "At the...

EPA rethinking air pollution rule for power plants

The Trump administration is considering rewriting another Obama-era rule controlling hazardous emissions from coal-fired power plants, this one on mercury and other pollutants. Environmental Protection...

Rauf Bolden: Ecotourism as economic stimulus in Orange Beach

For many years, I have assured people that it is easy to be an expert on Orange Beach because there are really only two...

Martha Roby: Dismantling the regulatory regime

Throughout the eight long years of the Obama Administration, Alabamians suffered under an overly-empowered regulatory state that burdened hardworking men and women and their...

Checking in: What has Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin been up to?

Ever wonder what your mayor been up to each month? Sure you may have helped elect them, but what happens after that? Alabama Today...



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