The Environmental Protection Agency had to dial back biofuel mandates because real life isn't turning out as expected—that's bad news for the renewable fuels industry, but could still be good news for one industry participant.
By Michal Bastach | The Daily Caller Can the EPA run your property better than you? The Environmental Protection Agency says that its proposal to extend its regulatory powers over wetlands and waterways would produce economic benefits. Republican lawmakers warn that the agency is trying to extend its power to regulate private property. The EPA’s...
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy embarked on her first international trip this week, visiting China to talk about collaborating with that country to combat air pollution and climate change. In a speech on Tuesday...Show More Summary
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy is in China this week for her first international trip as the head of the agency. During her four-day tour she'll stop by Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and will meet with her counterparts in the Chinese government to discuss how the two countries might reduce their carbon footprint. Show More Summary
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t go to China very often. But when she does it generates a lot of attention. After all, Administrator McCarthy and the EPA are important actors in implementing President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. read more
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in a case about what the Environmental Protection Agency can do to keep states from spewing pollution into their neighbors’ air. EPA v. EME Homer City Generation arises from the “good neighbor” provision of the Clean Air Act. Show More Summary
Three hundred people showed up for a public meeting held by the Environmental Protection Agency last Thursday regarding the agency’s proposal to lower the mandated amount of biofuels in the national fuel supply next year. Out of the 300, 100 made their best case to persuade the EPA to maintain the status quo. At issue […]
Gary Guzy, a top White House environmental adviser and former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency general counsel, is leaving President Barack Obama administration's for Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Guzy, who is deputy director and general counsel of the White...
What you burn in your state doesn’t always stay in your state. That’s the crux of a petition that the governors of eight Northeastern states will be presenting today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The East Coast states—Connecticut,...Show More Summary
Over 140 stakeholders testified at a hearing Thursday on the Environmental Protection Agency proposal to lower the biofuels targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2014, and those opposed to the plan outnumbered those in favor by a ratio … Continue reading ?
What the hell are they thinking? Several rural communities and counties in New York have received permission from state regulators—despite a state fracking moratorium and a warning from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—to spread...Show More Summary
The governors of eight Northeast states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require nine "upwind" states in the South and Midwest to curb air pollution, which they say is blown by the wind into their region.
A huge turnout is expected Thursday at a public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volume obligations for 2014. Literally busloads of stakeholders, both opposed to and in favor of cutting the requirements, are attending the … Continue reading ?
Representatives from state government, the agriculture community, and the ethanol industry all say the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) biofuels requirements would have a negative impact on agriculture and rural economies. During a telephone press discussion … Continue reading ?
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its to-do list for 2014, in the form of its annual regulatory agenda. And it calls for tackling some controversial environmental questions that Congress has been unable to resolve, including...Show More Summary
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may have been too harsh when it banned BP Plc from lucrative federal contracts as punishment for its 2010 Macondo oil spill, the United Kingdom and prominent business groups said on Tuesday.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the gun industry's trade group, is pushing back on a conspiracy theory promoted by right-wing media that the Obama administration is using the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate theShow More Summary
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency owes its existence to people like you. More than four decades ago, the pollution concerns of individuals grew out of local communities and into a nationwide grassroots movement that culminated in the first Earth Day in 1970. Show More Summary
It’s hard to exercise your 2nd Amendment rights when the government is trying to cut you off from the lead you need to make your bullets. Thanks to Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we can no longer smelt lead from ore in...Show More Summary
Officials in cities across the nation say they were caught off guard by a recent ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency that fire hydrants must meet new stricter lead-content rules for plumbing fixtures. Officials say that means that hydrants and hydrant parts they have already bought can't be installed after Jan. Show More Summary