I was at a hearing before the Environment and Public Works Committee this week. It was supposed to be a routine budget hearing, but as is often the case with the new GOP majority, lawmakers turned a discussion of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fiscal 2016 budget into a debate on climate change.
A proposal released this spring to clarify which waters in the United States fall under the protections of the Clean Water Act is a hot-button issue among industry firms, lawmakers and environmental advocates, and on Feb. 4, U.S. lawmakers took the unusual step of holding a bicameral joint committee hearing to take a closer
I've had a bee in my bonnet about office cubicles for years—even before I lost my private office to a cubicle way back in 1998. Finally, a report is out that substantiates my concerns about the negative impacts of a lack of privacy for so-called "knowledge work."