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New Mexico sues EPA, mine owners over massive gold mine waste spill

(Reuters) - New Mexico sued the U.S. Environmental Protection agency, an agency contractor and two mining companies on Monday over the 2015 breach of an abandoned Colorado gold mine that spilled some 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into three states.

EPA proposes further increases in ethanol amounts, wider E15 distribution

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Photo by Todd Ehlers. Preliminary figures released by the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week call for adding 300 million more gallons of ethanol to the nation’s fuel supply next year, a number that continues to break the blend wall but that agency administrators believe will be possible by mandating increased distribution of E15 and […]

The Climate Post: Clean Power Plan Court Hearing Delayed to September

Just weeks before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was scheduled to hear challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, a rule intended to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the existing...Show More Summary

How Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem Came To See His Salary More Than Double Since Getting Elected

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, center, announces on 6-29-2015 at the state Capitol in Bismarck, the state joining attorneys general from 11 other states in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Show More Summary

Future Power Sector Carbon Dioxide Emissions Depend on Status of Clean Power Plan

Trends in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generation through 2040 depend significantly on whether or not the Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule issued last August by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implemented. Show More Summary

EPA employees on hearing agenda, but that’s not all

Reading Assistant Inspector General Patrick Sullivan’s full statement to a House hearing might give the impression that the Environmental Protection Agency is a rogue’s gallery of cheats, thieves and reprobates. The session also had a not so hidden agenda. Topping a long list of federal employees and contractors Sullivan’s office has investigated is this standout: […]

Oversight Committee to EPA: ‘We Need Somebody Who We Can Fire’

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee held a hearing Wednesday morning to question Environmental Protection Agency officials about...

FB Members Testify on EPA Concerns

Earlier this week, three Farm Bureau members testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry regarding the involvement of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the ongoing Chesapeake Bay cleanup. Show More Summary

In Putting A Price On Carbon, What We Don't Know Could Kill Us

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pegs the social cost of carbon at roughly $40 per ton of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere, meaning that each ton emitted today will generate that much damage in today's dollars over time. Show More Summary

US refiners feel the pinch of Renewable Fuel Standard costs: Fuel for thought

Smaller US refiners unable to blend their own gasoline are facing higher RIN costs which are eating into refinery operating costs, as the renewable fuels volumes breech the E10 blendwall. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Show More Summary

EPA faces second U.S. lawmakers investigation into glyphosate review

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A second group of lawmakers is investigating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its review of glyphosate, questioning why it withdrew a report that said the chemical in the world's most widely used weed killer was likely not carcinogenic.

EPA Finalizes Methane Standards

the Environmental Protection Agency has finalized the standards for methane emissions from the oil and gas industry -- a necessary move, says the agency and its proponents, given that methane from those sources goes up each year by 9.8 million metric tons.

U.S. lawmakers put pressure on EPA over handling of glyphosate review

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers have asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explain why it published - and then withdrew - documents related to its review of glyphosate, the chemical in Monsanto Co's Roundup herbicide, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Methane Pollution Addressed With First-Ever EPA Rules

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released the final version of new federal rules intended to curb emissions...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Cracking Down On Potent Planet-Warming Gas

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday final rules that will crack down on methane emissions from the booming natural gas industry. Methane is a greenhouse gas that has much greater planet-warming potential in the short term than carbon dioxide. Show More Summary

Obama Just Cracked Down on Pollution From Fracking

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released the final version of new federal rules intended to curb emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas. Methane, which is the main component of natural gas, had previously been unregulated. Show More Summary

EPA takes aim at methane emissions in oil and gas sector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published the first U.S. regulations to target methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, one of the key remaining pieces of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.

Obama administration to announce move to cut methane from oil, gas sector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday will unveil its latest action aimed at reducing methane emissions in the oil and gas industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement.

EPA to set first rule to cut methane from oil, gas sector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil on Thursday a rule to target methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, the first regulations to tackle the greenhouse gas from the sector, two sources briefed on the matter said.

Wyoming Man Facing $16 Mn. In Fines Fights EPA Over A Pond On Private Land And Wins

A man in Wyoming successfully fought with EPA over an artificial pond on his property, and won. He was battling the agency over a hefty $16 million in accumulated fines. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has settled a two-year long battle with Andy Johnson, of Fort Bridger, who had built an artificial pond on his... Show More Summary

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