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
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.
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...
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 […]
By Manny Rosendo, Co-Founder & CEO of Entic Take a look below at how Broward Health saved $311,000 in annual energy costs with advanced analytics and data science. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), healthcare organizations spend nearly $8.8 billion annually on energy to meet patient needs. Show More Summary
ByEquity Watch: The electric utility industry has been witnessing weak demand growth due to the adoption of energy efficiency measures and soft economic conditions. A drop in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) required growth CAPEX in the near future is likely to slow down earnings growth of regulated utilities. Show More Summary
Talk about a win-win. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and government-backed mortgage provider Freddie Mac recently agreed on a plan that will cut carbon emissions and at the same time make rental housing more affordable. read more
Readers of the Washington Post, Seattle Times, and SanFranciscoChronicle awoke this morning to a full-page ad from Tiffany & Company congratulating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The reason? Last week EPA announced that it...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill that would curb the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set limits on carbon emissions from power plants cleared a hurdle in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Anti-Pebble flag at Peter Pan cannery, Dillingham, AK, 2009 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy announced Friday that the Agency is taking the first step towards exercising its powers under the Clean Water Act...Show More Summary
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administers a Worker Protection Standard (WPS) designed to protect workers exposed to agricultural pesticides. WPS is patterned after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA’s) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) for workers in most industrial and commercial settings. Show More Summary
Harvard Law School’s Environmental Policy Initiative has published a paper that argues for inclusion of end-use energy efficiency (EE) in the Environmental Protection Agency’s upcoming proposal to curb GHG emissions from existing power plants. read more
Guangzhou, China, yesterday. What unregulated capitalism looks like. Republicans hate the Environmental Protection Agency. A lot. The measure, sponsored by Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.), would strike down...Show More Summary
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org MADISON, Wis. – As the Environmental Protection Agency takes its first step in killing a multi-billion dollar copper-and-gold mine proposal in Alaska’s outback without having seen the plan, critics of the...Show More Summary