Stories tagged "environment"

July 12, 2019

This is an excerpt of an Op/Ed that was first published in The Washington Post.  It is reprinted with their permission.   Monica Medina, an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, is an independent consultant and co-founder and...

February 6, 2019

Michigan Governor Ushers In New Era of Environmental Protection

Newly elected Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday issued two executive orders and one executive directive to strengthen protections for the Great Lakes, clean up groundwater and drinking water, and fight climate change.  Governor Whitmer wasted no time...

January 26, 2019

The Essence of Our Essential Government

By Monica Medina and Miro Korenha The government shutdown has been an ordeal but also instructive. It was devastating to government workers, contractors and grantees, who were directly harmed by the failures of our leaders to reach a funding agreement and pay them....