environmental regulations

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2021, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Rear Adm. John Korka, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), and Chief of Civil Engineers, leads Navy and civilian water quality recovery experts through the tunnels of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Native Hawaiians who revere water in all its forms as the embodiment of a Hawaiian god say the Navy's acknowledgement that jet fuel leaked into Pearl Harbor's tap water has deepened the distrust they feel toward the U.S. military. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Luke McCall/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

2022 spending bill fills holes in DoD’s long-underfunded facility maintenance budgets

Omnibus bill adds more than $1 billion in facility upkeep funding, an area DoD has knowingly neglected in its budgets for at least a decade.

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine outside Silverton, Colo. The Gold King and other mines in the area are now part of a Superfund cleanup project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday, June 14, 2018, it plans to take a series of interim cleanup steps at some of the sites while it searches for a longer-term solution. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Legal expert says ‘bad idea’ to remediate PFAS contamination using EPA’s Superfund system

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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In this June 12, 2018, photo, U.S. Forest Service scientist Paul Schaberg stands beside a healthy red spruce tree growing on Mount Mansfield in Stowe, Vt. Schaberg is co-author of a new study that found that the tree species, once heavily damaged by acid rain, is rebounding in five Northeast states due to stricter air pollution regulations and a changing climate. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

Forest Service hasn’t changed its National Environmental Policy Act compliance since ’90s

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Andrew Wheeler

WATCH: EPA’s new chief tries to reassure staff while sticking to administration’s goals

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