The Wall Street Journal's editorial board has accused the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Barack Obama of violating federalist principles for a rule that would limit air pollution that drifts across state lines....Show More Summary
Oral arguments were held Tuesday to determine the legality of a rule that regulates air pollution crossing state lines. Before the U.S. Supreme Court was the issue of whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exceeded its...Show More Summary
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy had an overarching message during meetings with senior Chinese leaders in Beijing this week: Cleaning up the environment is vital to China’s economy.
Investigators for the Environmental Protection Agency are reviewing the activity of another high-level official in the agency’s Air and Radiation Office to determine whether to forward the case for possible prosecution, according to congressional aides briefed on the matter. Read full article >>
The Environmental Protection Agency was warned as early as July 2010 that a senior executive who claimed to be a CIA agent was collecting pay and bonuses not allowed by law but took no action for years, according to a new report from the agency’s inspector general. Read full article >>
The Wall Street Journal misled about a new Supreme Court case that could make it more difficult for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce regulations that would reduce cross-border air pollution, pretending that it was...Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency had its day in court today — which was merely one of the many before the...
Supreme Court justices on Tuesday expressed sympathy for the Environmental Protection Agency’s approach to air pollution that crosses state lines, which focuses on using the most cost-effective methods to cut power-plant emissions even if doing so disproportionately burdens states that already have made strides toward curbing pollution.
The Environmental Protection Agency had to dial back biofuel mandates because real life isn't turning out as expected—that's bad news for the renewable fuels industry, but could still be good news for one industry participant.
By Michal Bastach | The Daily Caller Can the EPA run your property better than you? The Environmental Protection Agency says that its proposal to extend its regulatory powers over wetlands and waterways would produce economic benefits. Republican lawmakers warn that the agency is trying to extend its power to regulate private property. The EPA’s...
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy embarked on her first international trip this week, visiting China to talk about collaborating with that country to combat air pollution and climate change. In a speech on Tuesday...Show More Summary
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy is in China this week for her first international trip as the head of the agency. During her four-day tour she'll stop by Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and will meet with her counterparts in the Chinese government to discuss how the two countries might reduce their carbon footprint. Show More Summary
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t go to China very often. But when she does it generates a lot of attention. After all, Administrator McCarthy and the EPA are important actors in implementing President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. read more
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in a case about what the Environmental Protection Agency can do to keep states from spewing pollution into their neighbors’ air. EPA v. EME Homer City Generation arises from the “good neighbor” provision of the Clean Air Act. Show More Summary
Three hundred people showed up for a public meeting held by the Environmental Protection Agency last Thursday regarding the agency’s proposal to lower the mandated amount of biofuels in the national fuel supply next year. Out of the 300, 100 made their best case to persuade the EPA to maintain the status quo. At issue […]
Gary Guzy, a top White House environmental adviser and former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency general counsel, is leaving President Barack Obama administration's for Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Guzy, who is deputy director and general counsel of the White...
What you burn in your state doesn’t always stay in your state. That’s the crux of a petition that the governors of eight Northeastern states will be presenting today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The East Coast states—Connecticut,...Show More Summary
Over 140 stakeholders testified at a hearing Thursday on the Environmental Protection Agency proposal to lower the biofuels targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2014, and those opposed to the plan outnumbered those in favor by a ratio … Continue reading ?
What the hell are they thinking? Several rural communities and counties in New York have received permission from state regulators—despite a state fracking moratorium and a warning from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—to spread...Show More Summary