H. Sterling Burnett

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
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U.S. EPA Maintains Current Soot Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will retain, without changes, standards for particulate matter pollution, more commonly known as soot. The agency says it made...

Alphabet Unit Experiment Shows Promise in Reducing Disease Bearing Mosquitos

With government approval and oversight, the Debug Fresno project was begun by small start-up company, Mosquito Mate. VLS, a unit of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, took over the project, using its greater resources to expand the effort.

States Suspending Plastic Bag Bans in Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Numerous cities and states which had imposed bans of plastic bags in recent years are suspending these policies in response to public health concerns raised about the safety of alternative...

U.S. BLM Washington Insiders Quit Rather than Accept Relocation to the Nation’s Heartland

More than half of the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Washington, D.C. staff have quit rather than accept transfers to Colorado and other western states to be...

U.S. EPA, DOT, Promote Safety by Reducing Mandated Future Fuel Economy Increases

The Trump administration finalized updates to the nation’s fuel economy standard on March 31, with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the new rule will...

H. Sterling Burnett

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.

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U.S. EPA Maintains Current Soot Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will retain, without changes, standards for particulate matter pollution, more commonly known as soot.

Alphabet Unit Experiment Shows Promise in Reducing Disease Bearing Mosquitos

With government approval and oversight, the Debug Fresno project was begun by small start-up company, Mosquito Mate. VLS, a unit of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, took over the project, using its greater resources to expand the effort.

States Suspending Plastic Bag Bans in Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Numerous cities and states which had imposed bans of plastic bags in recent years are suspending these policies in response to public...

U.S. BLM Washington Insiders Quit Rather than Accept Relocation to the Nation’s Heartland

More than half of the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Washington, D.C. staff have quit rather than accept transfers...

U.S. EPA, DOT, Promote Safety by Reducing Mandated Future Fuel Economy Increases

The Trump administration finalized updates to the nation’s fuel economy standard on March 31, with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Environmental...