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Kim Kardashian App Takes Over Government Agency's Twitter Account

The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water is apparently a "C-List celebrity" in the digital world of reality television star Kim Kardashian. On Monday evening, the official EPA Water Twitter account posted a message thatShow More Summary

Farm Groups Dissatisfied with WOTUS Explanations

Despite increased efforts by Environmental Protection Agency officials to explain and defend the proposed Waters of the United States rule, farm groups continue to have concerns. The American Farm Bureau Federation this week sent Congress...Show More Summary

New regs to curb herbicide resistance in weeds? - AgMinute for July 14, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may devise new restrictions to impede herbicide resistance in weeds due to genetically engineered crops. Click here for the full story

Will the EPA's New Carbon Rule Survive Judicial Challenge?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed new carbon emission standards for fossil fuel power plants under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The rules for new-build power plants fall under Section 111(b) and are known as the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). read more

McCarthy’s Comments on WOTUS in Missouri

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City yesterday. Her goal was to defend and explain the Administration’s proposed rules defining Waters of the United States (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Show More Summary

Opportunity to use science to establish radiation standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to solicit comments from the general public and affected stakeholders about 40 CFR 190, Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations. Show More Summary

Regulations; Biotech Hearing; Ag Econ; Farm Bill; and, Immigration- Thursday

Regulatory Issues Tim Devaney reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “House Republicans clashed with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials Wednesday over the agency’s controversial plan to regulate small bodies of water, which the GOP says could hurt American farmers. Show More Summary

EPA seeks wage garnishment power

Now this is lovely: the Environmental Protection Agency intends to assert for the first time a power to garnish your wages without a court order to cover fines or other sums it may assess. The new “administrative wage garnishment” power...Show More Summary

EPA Wants to “Ditch the Myths” About WOTUS

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy held a conference call with media this morning in advance of her trip to Missouri this week to talk about the proposed Waters of the United States rule, or WOTUS. “I’m hoping...Show More Summary

EPA Chief on Tour to Defend WOTUS

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will travel to the nation’s heartland this week to defend and explain the Administration’s proposed rules defining Waters of the United States (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Show More Summary

Some schools get resourceful in tackling food waste

Food waste is increasingly being recognized as a major problem in the U.S., with the Environmental Protection Agency estimating that 35 million pounds of it wind up in landfills or incinerators every year.

Supreme Court Backs Carbon Pollution Controls, Again

Building on two prior decisions affirming the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to set carbon pollution standards, the Supreme Court recently held that the core provision of the Clean Air Act’s permitting requirements also applies to carbon pollution. read more

Senator Flake Offers Commonsense Ozone Bill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can’t keep up with the pace of its own regulatory schedule. That is not intendedRead the Rest...

SCOTUS: EPA overstepped law in regulating CO2

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

In a complex decision yesterday, the Supreme Court struck down in part and upheld in part the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to regulate large emitters of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) [McClatchy/Federalist Society]. Show More Summary

Justices Say EPA Can Require Pollution Controls but Limit Permitting Process

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Environmental Protection Agency to require greenhouse-gas controls on power plants and other large stationary sources of pollution, but ruled the agency was too aggressive in its approach...

QUICK NEWS, June 23: REPUBLICAN LEADERS URGE ACTION ON CLIMATE; NEW ENERGY MARCHES ON; INSIGHTS INTO THE EFFICIENT LIGHTING MRKT

REPUBLICAN LEADERS URGE ACTION ON CLIMATE Bipartisan former US EPA chiefs: Stop stalling on climate change policy Kerry Sheridan, June 18, 2014 (AFP via Tico Times) “Four former heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who served...Show More Summary

Climate Policies in CA Offer Roadmap for EPA Carbon Rule

You’ve heard it before: As California goes, so goes the nation. So as states try to get their arms around the US Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Power Plan, we can look to California for some helpful pointers. Granted, there are many roads to follow and for this journey, states are very much in the […]

City Efficiency Efforts Could Help States Achieve Carbon Targets

The carbon pollution standard announced last week by the Environmental Protection Agency casts a bright light on the important role that many cities and other urban areas are already playing in the complicated fight against climate change. read more

California's Blueprint for Meeting (and Exceeding) the EPA's Clean Power Plan

Even before the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the nation’s first federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants last week, naysayers were claiming California’s longstanding policies to cut emissions and improve energy efficiency don’t work and have sent electric bills soaring. read more

Greenhouse Gas Lunacy

Once again, President Obama is circumventing Congress and using the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a compliant and corrupt media to push his radical agenda.

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