Sweden’s environmental protection lawyer resigns over corruption allegations

An environmental protection attorney in Sweden is resigning after he was arrested and charged with corruption, the Swedish Justice Ministry said on Tuesday.Swedish police on Sunday arrested and detained former Swedish Environment Protection Agency (Uppsala) chief Björn Eriksson and two of his staff, accusing them of fraud over millions of kronor ($17 million).Eriksson was initially […]

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EPA to delay a new rule on carbon emissions, the first one in 50 years

By ALEXANDER BERGER, Associated PressU.S.EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Friday he will delay the first environmental protection rule that would apply carbon dioxide emissions to power plants and other sectors until the summer of 2021.The rule, to be released later this year, would prohibit coal-fired power plants from emitting carbon dioxide at any time during […]

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How to use Facebook to help the environment

How to get started with Facebook’s environmental protection branch, according to an article by Engadge.The branch has been set up by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency to help monitor air quality, protect wildlife and protect natural resources and the environment, according the article.Facebook’s environmental division has been tasked with a variety of tasks for Sweden, […]

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