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EPA chief says her agency “has a lot to prove” on environmental justice.

The Environmental Protection Agency hasn’t always done right by communities of color.

Volkswagen’s $19.3 billion Dieselgate settlement approved by US judge

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The Volkswagen Group’s US$14.7 billion ($19.3 billion) Dieselgate settlement with various US authorities, including the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, has been formally approved by US District Judge Charles Breyer. Show More Summary

EPA Succumbs to Pressure From Monsanto, Delays Glyphosate Cancer Review

Click here for reuse options! The agency's advisory panel meetings were postponed following intense lobbying by Big Ag industry, including Monsanto. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was slated to hold four days of public meetings, Oct. Show More Summary

State partnerships can promote increased bio-energy production, reduce emissions

Under the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, states soon could be mandated to significantly reduce carbon emissions. Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the most effective ways for various...Show More Summary

New Testing by Suspicious EPA Leads to Diesel Bottleneck, Kills Mercedes-Benz C300d in US

After banishing Volkswagen Group diesels from the American marketplace, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking its sweet time approving oil burners from other automakers. So slow is the EPA in providing regulatory thumbs-ups to 2017 model year diesel vehicles, one automaker is re-thinking its plans for the U.S., Automotive News reports. Show More Summary

Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency Unleashes Most Hungry Power Grab Ever

It was bad enough when the EPA declared they had jurisdiction over all water, including puddles. It was a fascist move to gain control of private land and waterways. Now,

EPA Should Have Declared Emergency In Flint Much Earlier Than It Did

WASHINGTON ? The Environmental Protection Agency should have intervened in the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, long before it did, according to a watchdog report released Thursday. The EPA knew enough in June of last year to declare...Show More Summary

Watchdog says EPA delayed Flint emergency order

Inspector General Arthur Elkins says the Flint water crisis should have generated "a greater sense of urgency" at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Continue reading ? The post Watchdog says EPA delayed Flint emergency order appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

EPA watchdog says clearer emergency power needed after Flint crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to make its emergency authority clearer to help protect people from contaminated water supplies, the agency's inspector general said on Thursday, in the wake of the Flint, Michigan, lead crisis.

EPA Bows to Chemical Industry in Delay of Glyphosate Cancer Review

This might have been a tough week for Monsanto Co. The Environmental Protection Agency was slated to hold four days of public meetings focused on essentially one question: Is glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide and the...Show More Summary

EPA begins $3-million cleanup at site of Maywood magnesium fire

The Environmental Protection Agency launched a cleanup Monday of the Maywood metal yard that burned down in June, part of a two-month waste removal project at the shuttered property. The EPA warned that clearing out hazardous debris may send noxious odors into nearby neighborhoods, an irritating...

Federal Court Rules EPA Must Consider Job Losses From Its Regs

This afternoon, Judge John Preston Bailey of the U.S. District Court for the Northern  District of West Virginia ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unlawfully ignored its duty under...

Morning Bits

The deluge continues. “Republicans who served top roles in President George W. Bush’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) are coming out against Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign. The 12 former...Show More Summary

No criminal charges in EPA-caused Colorado mine waste spill

DENVER (Reuters) - No criminal charges will be filed against a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employee over a 3-million gallon spill of toxic waste from a defunct Colorado gold mine that fouled waterways across three states, federal authorities said on Wednesday.

Time to Tell the EPA What Works in Methane Mitigation

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has committed to regulate existing sources of methane from the oil and gas industry, and it is asking for information from the methane mitigation industry to make sure the rule’s approach and requirements account for recent innovation. Show More Summary

Post Doctoral Opportunity: “Ocean and Coastal Acidification and Hypoxia Effects on Marine and Estuarine Organisms”, US Environmental Protection Agency

The participant will collaborate with a team of EPA scientists on several papers and laboratory-based research efforts investigating the effects of ocean and nutrient-enhanced coastal acidification on marine and estuarine organisms, including coral, invertebrates, and fish. Show More Summary

This Democratic Candidate's Coal Companies Just Agreed to a $6 Million EPA Settlement

After a five-year investigation, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced a nearly $6 million settlement with Southern Coal Corporation and 26 affiliated companies over pollution allegations. The settlement isn't a particularly expensive one by industry standards, but it could have an outsized political impact. Show More Summary

EPA proposal would open the floodgates to ethanol-blended fuels above E15

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Photo by Snapshot_Factory. In a stark contrast to its slow-growth approach to ethanol-blended fuels over the last several years, the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed to reclassify ethanol blends above E15, effectively wiping out existing regulations that have kept the fuels from widespread use. “In order to continue the progress made in promoting the […]

Arguments of the Clean Power Plan

Last week, the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) latest chapter unfolded before an en banc hearing at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Petitioners argued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) overstepped its congressional authority under the Clean Air Act.

EPA proposes poplar, willow trees for ethanol in U.S. biofuel rule tweak

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed tweaks to its Renewable Fuel Standard that would allow biofuels to be processed at more than one location and would allow cellulosic ethanol to be made from poplar and willow trees.

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