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EPA waives clean gasoline rules after Alabama pipeline spill

The Environmental Protection Agency has lifted the federal requirement for cleaner-burning gasoline in 11 states and the District of Columbia in response to a pipeline rupture in Alabama last week … Click to Continue »

EPA Weighs In On Glyphosate, Says It Doesn’t Cause Cancer

The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer. The chemical has been under intense international scrutiny.

Water not up to EPA standards brings pork sausage recall

Catawissa, PA-based Bunge’s Meats Thursday recalled an undetermined amount of pork sausage products that were produced with water that did not meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) drinking water standards, according to the U.S. Show More Summary

One Year Later, Here's What's Going On With Volkswagen's Diesel Cheating Crisis

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On September 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced hat using an illegal “defeat device,” Volkswagen’s diesel engines were emitting far more pollution than is legally allowable under federal and state regulations. A year later, few things are resolved. Here’s what owners of these cheating cars need to know. Read more...

EPA says glyphosate, key ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, likely not carcinogenic

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said its current position on glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto Co's Roundup herbicide, is that the chemical is not likely carcinogenic to humans.

Is It Time to Retool Regulation for Clean Air, Clean Energy?

Prominent among them is the growing permeation of environmental issues into energy policy and energy issues into environmental policy. On the one hand, for example, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been characterized as trying to dictate state and national energy policy in recent rulemakings. Show More Summary

EPA waives summer-grade gasoline requirements for Atlanta, Nashville areas

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waived certain requirements for gasoline in the Atlanta and Nashville areas Wednesday after a disruption on Colonial Pipeline in Alabama.

Why Thousands of Catalytic Converters Are Stolen from Cars Each Year

(Photo: Public domain) Catalytic converters have been standard in most cars since 1975, when the Environmental Protection Agency mandated stricter emissions regulations for automobiles. They're a part of your car that, like an alternator or water pump, you don't think too much about. Show More Summary

RFF: Increased Driving and Gas Consumption

Shannon Wulf Tregar: Recently, the US Environmental Protection Agency projected that low gas prices will continue to encourage people to buy larger vehicles, and that new vehicle fuel economy won’t rise as quickly as it initially thought. On top of that, after slowing down in the 2000s, the amount people...

Court Rules EPA Violated Farmer Privacy

The Environmental Protection Agency has violated the personal privacy of tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers, according to a unanimous ruling issued Friday by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in a lawsuit...Show More Summary

Bush EPA Chief Admits 9/11 Air Quality Mistake

Christine Todd Whitman, who as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President George W. Bush at the time of the 9/11 attacks told the public the air around Ground Zero in New York was safe to breathe, has admitted for the first time she was wrong. Show More Summary

Lawsuit filed to protect sea life from ocean acidification, climate change

For Immediate Release SAN FRANCISCO – The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to set new water-quality standards to combat ocean acidification or respond to a three-year-old Center petition demanding the agency address this growing threat to marine life. Show More Summary

NCGA Tells EPA to Leave Atrazine Alone

Atrazine is once again under attack with a recent report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highly critical of the ag herbicide. National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has been fighting for the right of growers to use atrazine and to learn more I spoke with Kevin Skunes, the first vice president elect for NCGA and a farmer from Eastern... Read More

Add Sexual Harrasment to List of Things the EPA Can’t Seem to Fix: #NowWhat

ColumnThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is somewhat closer to solving its not-so-little problem–and we’re not talking about global warming. How about sexual harassment? Yep. Sadly, this news isn’t surprising. The EPA’s sexual harassment issue became public a little more than a year ago during a congressional hearing. Show More Summary

More Than A Year After Spill, Colorado's Gold King Mine Named Superfund Site

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Thirteen months after an Environmental Protection Agency mistake sent millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater into a Colorado river, the agency has announced a cleanup for the Gold King Mine.

Lawmakers Skeptical of State’s Explanation for Hoosick Falls Water Crisis

2 weeks agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

At a legislative hearing, New York Department of Health officials placed blame for the upstate water crisis on the Environmental Protection Agency.

U.S. clears way for cleanup of Colorado mine after huge spill

A Colorado mine that spilled 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater into rivers in three Western states has been designated a Superfund site.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's action Wednesday clears the way for a multimillion-dollar federal cleanup of the Gold King Mine and 47...

EPA to shut some Oklahoma wastewater wells after quake

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will order wastewater disposal wells shut near the epicenter of a 5.6 magnitude earthquake that struck on Saturday around Pawnee, Oklahoma, local media reported on Tuesday...

EPA’s Dangerous Regulatory Pollution

If you’re wondering whether to trust the Environmental Protection Agency on mercury, ozone, climate change or other regulatory actions, you need look no further than how it has handled particulates. This post EPA’s Dangerous Regulatory Pollution appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Did Fraking Water Wells Cause A 5.6-magnitude Earthquake In Oklahoma?

he disposal wells, used during the process of fracking, have recently drawn concern that they may actually induce earthquakes. The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating. Cartoon by Ed Hall.

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