the court questioned whether the Clean Water Rule's provisions limiting jurisdiction over certain types of waters to those located within a specified distance from a navigable waterway are consistent with the Supreme Court's decision in Rapanos v. United States
n the September 2015 edition of the US EPA's Compliance Alert, EPA reported that it and state investigations had identified Clean Air Act compliance concerns regarding significant emissions from storage vessels, such as tanks or containers, at onshore oil and natural gas production facilities. This EPA alert is consistent with the administration's attention on climate change and coincides with the papal visit, all of which set the stage for international attention on climate change in December at COP 21 in Paris
Winemakers in the Bourg appellation are to plant hedgerows around 'sensitive' vineyards to better control pesticide drift, which has come under the spotlight in some parts of Bordeaux over a possible link to child illnesses
This phenomenon leads to a more casual feel, with far-reaching effects in the design of restaurants, where communal tables and lounges now flow into the dining room, creating a more spirited atmosphere.
The romance of a damp cellar lined with oak barrels is, for some, part of the magic of wine. A winemaker hovering over a small opening, wine thief in hand, conveys the idea of wine as an art rather than a science. That image, however, doesn't always match the economic realities of today's wine, which has led to a variety of alternatives.
The bottles of Mandriolo Rosso plonked (geddit?) by the side of the road are from a vineyard in Italy which holds an EU flag at the bottom of its website, with the words, "A Campaign Financed According to Regulation EU 1308/1
A new crop of winemakers has decided that, when it comes to choosing a label, a picture is worth a thousand words. Jennifer Fiedler looks behind the picture-only labeling trend and explains the meaning behind five notable wines