Trump officials roll back Obama oil train safety rule

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/408125-trump-admin-rolls-back-obama-oil-train-safety-ruleThe Trump administration on Monday repealed a mandate that would have required trains carrying crude oil to use special brakes with new technology.The Department of Transportation’s Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA…


Breathing Fire: Wildfire Smoke Forcing Idahoans Indoors

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/breathing-fire-wildfire-smoke-forcing-idahoans-indoors-21915By Kevin Davenport (Idaho Statesman). Maya Miller (Climate Central) contributed reporting Ivy Albert’s job is conversation. Working as an interpreter, she helps the hearing impaired by translating things like doctor’s appointments and business meetings to and from American […]