So there’s this guy. He build a pond on his property. And now the EPA is trying to nab him for $75,000 per day in fines. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims Johnson violated the Clean Water Act by “building a dam on a creek without a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers,” according to the FoxNews.com report. Show More Summary
Facing a lawsuit for allowing manufacturers to produce flea collars containing a pesticide that is a known neurotoxin and carcinogen, the folks at the Environmental Protection Agency, along with two major pet product companies, haveShow More Summary
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has ended its government contract ban against British Petroleum (BP) after the company agreed to new safety standards. Following the tragic Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, While I doubt anyone reading this will be shocked by major fraud at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the potential extent of the fraud is huge, and we still have no idea how big it is. Show More Summary
A new bipartisan Senate bill would scrap hundreds reporting requirements for federal agencies, including an annual review involving dog and cat fur protections. The measure, introduced this week by Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Kelly...Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the watchdog agency conceived of and established by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in the wake of the financial crisis, had a hard time getting on its feet. The GOP tried everything it could to hobble the bureau, but to no avail. Show More Summary
BP PLC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement that will allow the oil and gas company to start doing business again with the federal government.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BP said on Thursday it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifting the ban that prohibited the company from bidding on new federal contracts.
The Wednesday morning explosion that destroyed two East Harlem buildings, leaving seven people dead and five still missing, has cast a new light on the role that city agencies will play in protecting... To view the full story, click the title link.
(Credit: NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan) "The agency is well-overseen, lots of oversight, and they're doing some really incredible work to protect the United States of America." -- Reo. Mike Rogers on the CIA
As out-of-state loggers clear-cut the forested Shawnee Hills, defiantly posting "Warning: Explosives in Use" signs without state Environmental Protection Agency permits, it may seem like Peabody's violation-ridden Rocky Branch stripShow More Summary
By Patrick Howley | The Daily Caller Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees used federal charge cards to buy gym memberships, gift cards, hotel space and items at dance halls and music venues, according to an inspector general report released Wednesday. “The EPA did not provide effective oversight to ensure that purchase card holders and approving...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Wednesday it is launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision-making process involving emissions standards for new power plant...
"We cannot launch a military operation in Crimea, as we would expose the eastern border and Ukraine would not be protected," Oleksandr Turchynov tells Agence France Presse.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command said on Tuesday liability protection for corporations that share information with intelligence agencies is crucial in any new U.S. cyber...
Lax oversight at the Environmental Protection Agency allowed the organization’s employees to misuse federal charge cards for buying items such as gym memberships, meals and gift cards, according to a recent watchdog report. The EPA inspector general’s office found that nearly 52 percent of the purchases in a sampling of 80 “high-risk” transactions were inappropriate and […]
BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations’ agency for child protection says 5.5 million Syrian children UN: Syrian Children Hardest Hit By Civil War - -
AUSTIN, Texas — Glenn Greenwald, editor of the newly launched digital publication The Intercept, told attendees at SXSWi that the National Security Agency is wary of anyone who takes steps to protect their online activity from being hacked, such …
Pat McCrory North Carolina has moved forward with a decision to cut 13 percent of the agency responsible for protecting water resources even as one of the nation's largest coal ash spills continued to devastate rivers in the state. Last...Show More Summary