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John Stossel on Our Bloated EPA

yesterdayNews : Reason

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars, and other things that made he world cleaner than it was a few decades ago. Today, America's waterways are cleaner, and so is the air we breathe. Show More Summary

Green Monster

Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You’ve required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up. Good work. Today, America’s waterways areShow More Summary

Let's Get to Work on a Strong Plan to Protect Floridians from Carbon Pollution

Over the course of our campaign to encourage Florida Governor Rick Scott to develop a strong plan for meeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan standards, I have been heartened to hear about the efforts of so many in Florida to make reducing carbon pollution. read more

Consumer Reports says pregnant women should avoid tuna, citing mercury levels

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Consumer Reports, taking issue with recent federal guidelines on fish consumption, said Thursday that pregnant women should avoid all tuna because of its high levels of mercury. In June, the Environmental Protection Agency and Food and Drug Administration proposed a minimum weekly level for fish consumption for the first time. Show More Summary

Criticism of EPA's Economic Analysis Sorely Misplaced

A recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should improve the way it analyzes regulations. Critics have been quick to trumpet the EPA's "failure," butShow More Summary

Criticism of EPA's Economic Analysis Sorely Misplaced

A recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should improve the way it analyzes regulations. Critics have been quick to trumpet the EPA's "failure," butShow More Summary

Does EPA's Proposal to Cut Biodiesel Portend Administration Caving to Big Coal?

Is a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to cut biodiesel -- an environmentally friendly fuel that burns significantly cleaner than regular diesel made from oil -- a sign that the Obama administration is waving theShow More Summary

Experts: Pro-Smog Pollution Report Is "Unmoored From Reality"

A recent study from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) claims that smog regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will cost the economy $270 billion. But the regulations, necessary to alleviate the...Show More Summary

General Honoré, Enviro Groups Call for Strengthening EPA’s Proposed Refinery Pollution Standards

Millions of people living near refineries will be directly affected by a long awaited updates to regulations the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed for oil refineries. Their new proposed rule includes a reduction of flaring,...Show More Summary

Affordable Housing Wire: As part of the Environmental...

last weekNews : The Newsroom

As part of the Environmental Protection Agency's brownfields program, three contaminated sites in the Bronx are getting $300,000 in federal grants and loans to be cleaned up and rebuilt as affordable housing. The sites, which are currently plagued by...

EPA Awards Great Lakes Shipyard Drydocking Contract

Great Lakes Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) R/V Lake Explorer II. The research vessel was hauled

Now It's Official: EPA Proposes Limits on Super-Pollutant HFCs

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has now formally proposed to limit certain super-potent greenhouse gases from use in air conditioners, refrigerators, aerosols and foams in favor of safer, more climate-friendly alternatives. read more

Report: EPA used decades-old data to make regulations

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicates that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used 20-year-old data while assessing the impact of some of its regulations on employment levels: EPA estimated effects...Show More Summary

Ditch the Rule at Missouri State Fair

Agriculture’s “Ditch the Rule” campaign against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was highlighted at the Missouri State Fair this week. Three members of Missouri’s congressional delegation...Show More Summary

Paddle Into History in the First Los Angles River Boat Race

The City of Angels is fast becoming a city of river enthusiasts thanks to a confluence events: the recognition and protection of the Los Angeles River as a navigable waterway by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under...Show More Summary

Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has a thing about the EPA

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott loves to brag about how many times he has sued the Environmental Protection Agency. Clean air and clean water just aren't his thing. Last year, shortly before Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced...Show More Summary

Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against EPA Policy That Stops Science Advisers From Talking To Press

The group criticized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday for limiting its independent scientific advisers from speaking directly to the press. The post Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against EPA Policy That Stops Science Advisers From Talking To Press appeared first on ThinkProgress.

USDA Biogas Opportunities Roadmap

Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to emphasize the use of biogas in the Renewable Fuels Standard, the United States Department of Agriculture has come out with their own Biogas Opportunities Roadmap to promote biogas as a valuable form of renewable energy. read more

EPA Fails at a Simple Cost-Benefit Analysis

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

When the Environmental Protection Agency proposes regulations, it doesn’t always do a good job of analyzing the costs and benefits of its proposals—making it more difficult for policymakers to assess the agency’s actions. A new report...Show More Summary

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

This is the first of a four part series on Nutrient Management sponsored by FS/GROWMARK In March of 2013, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency hosted a meeting of stakeholders to announce the beginning of a statewide Nutrient Reduction Strategy. Show More Summary

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