Lawsuit Challenges Environmental Policy Rewrite

IARN — A coalition of environmental groups is challenging the Trump administration rewrite of the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA. The Environmental Defense Fund, along with other organizations, call the rewrite an “attack” on Americans. Leading the legal challenge, an attorney at the environmental group Earth Justice, says, “They want to make it easier to silence people’s voices and give polluters a free pass to bulldoze through our neighborhoods. That’s why we’re taking them to court.” NEPA requires federal agencies to assess the environmental effects of their proposed actions before making decisions. Read more

AFBFA Expands Free Online Resources

IARN — The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture continues to update and expand its offering of free online resources for kids learning about agriculture. Read more