Talk about a win-win. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and government-backed mortgage provider Freddie Mac recently agreed on a plan that will cut carbon emissions and at the same time make rental housing more affordable. read more
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administers a Worker Protection Standard (WPS) designed to protect workers exposed to agricultural pesticides. WPS is patterned after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA’s) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) for workers in most industrial and commercial settings. Show More Summary
Harvard Law School’s Environmental Policy Initiative has published a paper that argues for inclusion of end-use energy efficiency (EE) in the Environmental Protection Agency’s upcoming proposal to curb GHG emissions from existing power plants. read more
President Obama, supported by the Environmental Protection Agency, is seeking to deprive America of the use of its enormous reserves of coal in coal-fired plants that produce the electricity on which the economy and all life in America depends. This isn’t just a “war on coal”, it is a war on America and one free […]
Recently the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in which petitioners challenged the EPA’s “Prevention of Significant Deterioration” (“PSD”) regulations for stationary industrial sources of greenhouse gases. read more
On December 30, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) adopted ASTM E1527-13, an updated Phase I environmental assessment standard for performing all appropriate inquiries to establish landowner liability protections under the U.S. Show More Summary
Lawyers generally are good with words. But what about math? Some business groups appear to have conflated different sets of Environmental Protection Agency numbers in submitted briefs on the potential impact of a greenhouse gas case pending at the Supreme Court.
By James Freeman, The Wall Street Journal An editorial in Saturday's Journal told the story of Mark Townsend, a scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency who has been threatened with prison time for alleged errors that appear far less serious than those committed by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
William Poole The federal government is not “permitting” the economy to grow. Yes, that’s “permitting” as in Environmental Protection Agency permits, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) permits, Department of Transportation permits, and the list goes on and on. Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released final permitting guidance for wells that will be hydraulically fractured with diesel fuel. The guidance contains many important protections, based on solid science and EPA’s long experience with underground injection. read more
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced its plans to tackle the super-potent heat-trapping pollutants called hydrofluorcarbons (HFCs), an important step forward in carrying out President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. read more
Wheat growers have new class of chemistry to fight Italian ryegrass. BASF just announced that Zidua® herbicide has received federal registration from the Environmental Protection Agency for spring and winter wheat. Zidua herbicide provides wheat growers with a powerful tool … Continue reading ?
Rules proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would greatly expand the agency’s regulatory reach, potentially requiring water pollution permits for farming activity near ditches or across areas of pooled water that might seep into streams. Click here for the full story
Today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY )introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution disapproving of the Environmental Protection Agency’sRead the Rest...
1) From GAO: Clean Water Act: Changes Needed If Key EPA Program Is to Help Fulfill the Nation's Water Quality Goals Here is what GAO found: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the states each have responsibilities for developing and implementing pollution targets, known as total maximum daily loads (TMDL)....
The Supreme Court has taken up another case based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s campaign of lies that carbon dioxide is the cause of “climate change” and claims about the quality of air in the United States. The Court is composed of lawyers, not scientists. At this point in the present era, the Court has made rulings that […]
Things are heating up in California -- well, almost. Even after the flames are long gone, the Environmental Protection Agency is still fanning the fires that are the controversy surrounding Chevron's refinery blaze. And, on the eve of a new law taking effect, religious groups have joined together to challenge......
FMC Agricultural Solutions announces a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) crop registration of its Anthem SE herbicide now for use on soybeans. Anthem herbicide offers both corn and soybean growers control of broadleaf weeds and grasses with flexible application timing … Continue reading ?
Two of the most important health standards ever adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce harmful air pollution from power plants had their day in court this week. Actually two courts: the Supreme Court, and down the street, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. read more
We’ve talked about the Environmental Protection Agency’s lead climate change expert, John C. Beale. He pleaded guilty to his fraud, which earned him hundreds of thousands of dollars while he pretended to be on CIA secret squirrel missions on the government dime. His supervisors and work mates don’t understand how this could happen according to […]