As one of the most highly-qualified nominees to lead the Environmental Protection Agency in its history, McCarthy has won plaudits from Republicans like Senator James Inhofe and energy titans like American Electric Power.
Senate Republicans last week blocked committee votes on President Obama's picks to lead the Department of Labor and the Environmental Protection Agency, infuriating Democrats who have long complained about the GOP's obstructionism. Yet...Show More Summary
In 2010, the China Environmental Protection Foundation and Jody Xiong of DDB China created a visual campaign to encourage commuters to walk instead of drive. They achieved this by placing a giant bare tree on white canvas in an intersection and green washable paint on both sides of the crosswalk. Show More Summary
Conservative states, business groups, fossil fuel companies, and politicians who deny the science of climate change are petitioning the Supreme Court to reverse Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on greenhouse gases and to weaken the Clean Air Act. This would involve the Court either limiting or reversing its own 2007 decision, Massachusetts v. EPA, which [...]
promoted by Rosi Late last week there was a US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee committee meeting scheduled to vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. But Republicans decided they wanted to throw a wrench in the works, and refused to show up. Show More Summary
Last week, Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee thought of a way to derail, at least temporarily, Gina McCarthy's nomination to head the Environmental Protection Agency: they wouldn't show up for her confirmation vote. Today, that changed. The origina …
So, in light of the Benghazi cover-up, IRS targeting conservative groups, and the DOJ covertly probing the Associated Press, we have the Environmental Protection Agency showing favoritism to liberal and green groups. From Leslie Shedd,...Show More Summary
Zoe Saldana strips down for her latest photo shoot with Allure magazine, Leonardo DiCaprio raises over $35 million dollars for environmental protection, a major SNL cast member is leaving, and more!
The partisan pattern established by the IRS scandal--conservative groups being singled out for mistreatment--seems to have a corollary at the Environmental Protection Agency. Green groups had FOIA fees routinely waived by the agency while those from conservative groups did not. Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency has been "routinely" waiving freedom of information fees for environmentalist groups while routinely denying fee waiver requests filed by think tanks that frequently criticizes the EPA. The Washington...Show More Summary
To limit environmental vulnerabilities and protect the urban poor, it is crucial that municipal governments partner with local communities.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has routinely charged conservative and watchdog groups fees that the agency has waived for the mainstream media and "green" groups, according to a new report. According to the Washington Examiner,...Show More Summary
At a recent event in Savannah, Governor Deal fielded a question about the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s handling of the ongoing controversy regarding fish kills in the Ogeechee River and polluted discharges by King America Finishing. From the Statesboro Herald: A reporter asked Deal if he had an opinion on whether King America Finishing should [...]
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The Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee was going to hold a confirmation hearing last week for Gina McCarthy, President Obama's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. That didn't happen when Senate Republicans boycotted the hearing, insisting McCarthy ha …
Washington (CNN) - The top Democrat on the committee considering President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency indicated late Friday she may attempt to break an impasse over the nomination this week. Republicans prevented a Thursday vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy, the assistant administrator of the agency, by boycotting a […]
County environmental health officials urged campers and hikers to take simple steps to protect themselves Friday after routine monitoring and testing showed that a ground squirrel on Palomar Mountain had plague.The squirrel, which was...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Senate Environment Committee on Friday rescheduled a vote on President Barack's Obama's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, and urged Republicans to stop stalling the nomination.
At Gina McCarthy's congressional confirmation hearing in early April, questions about transparency at the Environmental Protection Agency, which she'd been tapped to run, weighed heavy. Both the Society of Environmental Journalists and...Show More Summary
On Thursday, all eight Republican Senators on the Environmental and Public Works Committee did not show up for a committee vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Show More Summary