The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that the Clean Air Act required the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider the costs of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) rule when determining whether it was "appropriate...Show More Summary
By Luther Strange, Alabama Attorney General The latest example of Obama Administration overreach is here. A new regulation issued by the Environmental Protection Agency would greatly expand federal authority over Alabama waters. The administration is selling the rule as protecting drinking water, but – make no mistake — this is about power and control. Just…
The United States Supreme Court held that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly refused to consider costs when determining whether it was “appropriate and necessary” to regulate mercury emissions from power plants under the Clean Air Act. read more
Guest essay by Steve Goreham Unnoticed by most citizens, last week the United States Senate introduced the “Secret Science Reform Act of 2015.” The act is aimed at the Environmental Protection Agency’s practice of refusing to disclose data from scientific studies that support new pollution regulations. The act indirectly questions the EPA assertion that Americans…
The Supreme Court, by way of a 5-4 decision on Monday, sent back US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury and other pollutants generated by fossil fuel-fired power plants to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals for further deliberation. Show More Summary
Is the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed as and oil production greenhouse gas regulation actually the most efficient and effective approach to reducing total methane emissions in the United States? Or are there better alternatives? read more
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Homeland Security worries about corruption in its border protection agency; and President Obama takes a big step in his quest for friendlier relations with Cuba. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. Sign up to get the day's...
Consumers and businesses won big on Monday, when the Supreme Court struck down an Environmental Protection Agency regulation on coal plant emissions because the EPA failed to consider whether the
I'm missing something here (Supreme court blocks Obama's limits on power plants): The Supreme Court on Monday blocked one of the Obama administration’s most ambitious environmental initiatives, an Environmental Protection Agency regulation meant to limit emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal-fired power plants. Industry groups and some...
Fresh research has cast further doubt on the ability of virtual private networks (VPNs) to protect users' privacy from intelligence agencies and criminal hackers. VPNs are secure lines of communication that set up a private network between devices across public networks. Show More Summary
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the parent agency of the Border Patrol, should more than double the number of investigators targeting internal corruption and abuse of migrants on the nation's borders, according to a report requested by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
The White House OMB released a Statement of Policy this week detailing the many reasons why the President would veto H.R. 2822, a 2016 appropriations bill for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior put together by the Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives. read more
With the NBA draft complete, teams will now use the month of July to fill any leftover holes. These holes may change after free agency, but we've pinpointed the visible ones before it. From frontcourt shooting and rim protection to wing...Show More Summary
On Monday night, the networks showed scant interest in covering the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the regulation of power plant emissions as NBC ignored the story completely with ABC and CBS combining to spend only 29 seconds on the decision. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Sixteen states on Monday filed lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, contesting a rule that expands the definition of bodies of water subject to federal pollution controls.
In the last announced decision of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court today, by a 5-4 vote and an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia, struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's carefully-crafted rules to limit the emission of mercury...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 that when the Environmental Protection Agency made its first-ever rule limiting toxic air pollution like mercury from power plants, it failed to adequately take into account the costs of reducing...Show More Summary
In a five-to-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency “unreasonably” interpreted the Clean Air Act...