Infrastructure & Environment

FEMA's Plan to Make States Pay More for Disasters

It's one of the many ideas and practices that Craig Fugate, the agency's outgoing leader, hopes the Trump administration will adopt. Among the others: rescuing pets.

Most States Are Combating Climate Change and Growing Their Economies

But a new report, released right after Trump nominated a climate skeptic to lead the EPA, shows that some states still have rising emissions.

LAX's Makeover Inspires Airport Changes Around the Country

Los Angeles is spending billions to revamp its airport. The move is spurring other cities to make similar investments.

In Life After Coal, Appalachia Attempts to Reinvent Itself

The decline of the mining industry started long before the Obama administration and will likely continue even with Trump in the White House. That's why local leaders are starting to diversify their economies and prepare their people for an uncertain future.

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