BASF Ag Products just recently received regisgtration for Armezon® PRO herbicide, which offers long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...Show More Summary
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, must sit for a deposition in an energy company's federal suit in West Virginia. The Ninth Circuit rules against a challenge to California's death penalty system. Show More Summary
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and a coalition of agricultural and builder groups have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) micromanagement of local land use and development decisions. Show More Summary
States Join Forces In Defense Of Clean Power Plan 4 November 2015 (North American Windpower) “…[A] coalition of 25 states, cities and counties has filed a motion to defend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan against legal challenge…The motion to intervene in the U.S. Show More Summary
Top 10 ways wind energy is a reliable and affordable Clean Power Plan solution Tom Vinson, October 23, 2015 (Into The Wind) With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishing the final Clean Power Plan (CPP) in the Federal...Show More Summary
No duh, but it’s official: The EPA screwed up and is to blame for the toxic spill: Federal investigators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for dumping 3 million gallons of wastewater from a Colorado gold mine into the Animas and San Juan Rivers in August. According to investigators from the Interior Department, EPA officials could […]
Any day now, the Federal Register will publish the Environmental Protection Agency’s final standards to curb carbon pollution from power plants. That will trigger a stampede to the courthouse by the pollution industry and their allies seeking to block the Obama Administration’s historic efforts to combat dangerous climate change. Here’s what else we know: Legal […]
It's been six years since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed off on plans to restore passenger rail lines to Northeastern Pennsylvania, but in many ways the train has yet to leave the station. That didn't stop more thanShow More Summary
After a federal court blocked the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing new water pollution rules in 13 states, the Obama administration vowed to press forward and enforce the regulation in rest of the country. A federal appeals court on Friday nixed that plan.
A new ruling issued today by a federal appeals court places a nationwide stay on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Rule, better known as Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS). The court agreed with petitioners that the treatment in the rule of tributaries, “adjacent waters,” and waters having a “significant nexus” to navigable waters is at odds with a previous... Read More
As the Free Beacon reported, the environmental lobby is trying to discredit their critics: Supporters of a controversial Environmental Protection Agency regulation commissioned Democratic pollsters to plot ways to attack the motives and credibility of the regulation’s critics, documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal. Show More Summary
New pesticide regulations announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Labor will bar many children under 18 from working with pesticides and boost training and reporting requirements. Click here for full story.
Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulation Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles—Phase 2 results in no demonstrable or verifiable mitigation of future climate change—the primary justification for the regulation. Show More Summary
Ag groups are reacting to the Environmental Protection Agency’s final revisions to the Worker Protection Standard. The American Farm Bureau Federation worries the government is getting away from a science-based approach in guarding against risk. Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released updated farmworker standards to provide health protections under the law similar to those already afforded to workers in other industries. “We depend on farmworkers every day to...Show More Summary
After more than a year of investigation, EPA discovered that Volkswagen AG, Audi AG and Volkswagen Group of America deliberately cheated the emissions test of the Environmental Protection Agency. The company circumvented Clean Air Act laws with the use of a software "defeat device." read more
As Fox News reported: An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official flew nearly every weekend from his office in San Francisco to his home in southern California, amassing $69,000 in “excessive trips,” according to the Office of Inspector General (OIG). A new audit found that the former Region 9 Administrator also charged taxpayers nearly $4,000 for […]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said the government will lead a new partnership with the private sector, faith-based groups and charitable organizations to cut food waste and boost food security, according to a news release from the USDA.
As Fox News noted: A Republican lawmaker is moving to impeach the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing her of committing perjury and making false statements in testimony to Congress – though the impeachment bid seems unlikely to succeed. Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar introduced the resolution seeking the ouster of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. […]
The EPA yesterday proposed two new hazardous waste rules that the agency says will strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses. One of the proposed rules aims to protect waterways, including drinking...Show More Summary