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EPA Announces New Initiative To Conserve Whatever’s Left

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WASHINGTON—In an effort to forestall the nation’s decline in biodiversity and ecological resources, representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an expansive new initiative Wednesday aimed at the conservation of whatever’s left. LINK

Apple's Lisa Jackson talks about the company's environmental impact in new interview

Lisa Jackson, Apple's Vice President of Environmental Initiatives and former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, talked about Apple's environmental impact at the Wall Street Journal's ECO:nomics conference. Jackson, who joined...Show More Summary

Climate Change Unaffected by Keystone XL - US Environmental Agency Head

US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said that the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline would not pose a significant threat to the climate.

Six California Cities Make Energy Star’s Top Cities List

Six California cities made the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Top Cities list, which ranks cities by the number of Energy Star-certified buildings. Did your city make the list?

Power Plant Owners can Reduce Emissions with Energy Efficiency: Here's How

When the Environmental Protection Agency proposed carbon pollution targets for fossil fuel-fired power plants under the Clean Power Plan last summer, the agency recognized that energy efficiency is a powerful tool for reducing emissions in the electricity sector. read more

Weed Killer, Long Cleared, Is Doubted

The Environmental Protection Agency gave the maker of Roundup a thumbs up in 1991, but a World Health Organization group now says the active ingredient “probably” causes cancer.

More Executive Overreach, This Time from the EPA

Ilya Shapiro The Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in Michigan v. EPA, asking whether it was unreasonable for the Environmental Protection Agency to ignore costs in determining the appropriateness of regulating mercury emissions from power plants. Show More Summary

WSJ Ed Board Should Read Journal 's Own Reporting On EPA Mercury Rule

A Wall Street Journal editorial contradicted the Journal's own news reporting by falsely claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) never considered costs when setting regulations on mercury and other toxic air pollution. Show More Summary

The Climate Post: Supreme Court Reviews EPA's Power Plant Mercury Rule; Decision Due in June

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) consideration of cost impacts when developing the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard, (MATS) which are set to go into effect next month. Show More Summary

EPA: Industry Exceeded National GHG Emissions Standards In 2013

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the auto industry outperformed national greenhouse gas emissions standards for a second consecutive year. For MY 2013 vehicles, the average GHG emission came to 12 grams per mile — 1.4 miles per gallon — better than what was required by the 2013 standard. Show More Summary

EPA to Energy Industry: Stop Being So Lazy!

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new emissions rule, whose draft was released Monday, appears to be aimed squarely at the nation’s massive coal-based utility industry. By 2030, power plants will have to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 percent from their 2005 level. Show More Summary

The Efficiency Experts

The Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement this week of new standards for power plant emissions produced howls of opposition from manufacturers and coal-country politicians. How can America’s utility industry hope to meet...Show More Summary

Sweet, Tasty Antifreeze Could Soon Be Safe for Children to Drink

A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency has allowed researchers to buckle down and figure out how to make delicious antifreeze drinkable, dammit.

Polluters Again Challenge Common Sense Public Health Protections at the Supreme Court

Today, the Supreme Court will hear polluter arguments against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) vital Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), a long-overdue protection finalized in 2012 that will help guard our families, air, water, and wildlife from dangerous toxic pollution that comes from coal plants. Show More Summary

Division Seen in Supreme Court on Pollution Limits

The case concerns Environmental Protection Agency regulations adopted in 2012 that set curbs on toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Cost Consideration: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Michigan v. EPA

Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in Michigan v. EPA, to resolve whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must considerRead the Rest...

EPA call for comments raises questions over biofuel standards delay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request on Tuesday for comments from cellulosic biofuels makers raised speculation among industry analysts of further delays in the release of government-mandated renewable fuels volumes.

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State environmental regulators are investigating more than a dozen farm manure spills that have seeped into creeks, rivers and ditches during the past two weeks. Most of the spills reported to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency have been linked to farmers who had put livestock waste on frozen and snow-covered...

EPA: Vacationing Family “Seriously Exposed” To Toxic Pesticide While Staying In Luxury Condo

When you’re staying in a fancy, luxurious vacation condominium at a Caribbean resort, there’s a certain expectation that your health won’t be seriously threatened. But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says members of a Delaware...Show More Summary

Lives Are At Stake If the EPA Mercury Rule Fails Its Final Test at the Supreme Court

Few regulatory battles have gone on as long as the 25 years it's taken for the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate mercury, arsenic and other toxic pollution from large power plants. Before it finally takes effect next month, the EPA's mercury rule will face its final obstacle Wednesday in a

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