At Least 40 Interior Department Employees Tested Positive For COVID-19

Internal data reviewed by HuffPost reveals how widespread the coronavirus has become within the department. At least 40 employees across the Department of the Interior have tested positive for COVID-19 and are considered contagious, resulting in mandatory employee quarantines, office closures and deep cleanings, according to internal data reviewed by HuffPost. Almost every bureau of […]

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Industry Groups Ask California To Delay Pollution Rules, Citing Pandemic

Critics say the requests to delay air pollution rules are the equivalent of “wartime profiteering.” LOS ANGELES — Industry groups are pushing for California regulators to delay new environmental measures, including those meant to promote clean air. Their reason: the economic stress the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on their businesses. Groups have sent at least […]

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