environmental protection

Chesapeake Bay Gets Clean Water Funding; $1.5B More for Stormwater Proposed

Article: Chesapeake Bay Gets Clean Water Funding; $1.5B More for Stormwater Proposed

To pay for better clean water accountability and regulatory enforcement in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Congress has authorized new funding to reduce pollution in local rivers and streams flowing into the bay. Legislation passed by the House and Senate contains a record $50 million for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Bay cleanup efforts, with $19 million in new funding for regulatory enforcement and accountability.

Water Bills Pass California Legislature Ending Years of Wrangling

Article: Water Bills Pass California Legislature Ending Years of Wrangling

The California state Legislature today approved a far-reaching water package featuring an $11-billion bond as the Sun rose over the Capitol building after an all night legislative session.

EPA Again Fines Shell for Stormwater Violations in Puerto Rico

Article: EPA Again Fines Shell for Stormwater Violations in Puerto Rico

For the second time in less than a year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited Shell Chemical Yabucoa in Puerto Rico for violating the federal Clean Water Act.

Islamic creation care: Muslim approaches to environmental protection

Article: Islamic creation care: Muslim approaches to environmental protection

We’ve heard quite a bit about the Christian Evangelical “creation care” movement in the past few years; members of the Jewish community have also weighed in on the relationship of their faith to the environment. But what about Islam?