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
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
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 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?
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
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.
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
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 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
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
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 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
A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency has allowed researchers to buckle down and figure out how to make delicious antifreeze drinkable, dammit.
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
The case concerns Environmental Protection Agency regulations adopted in 2012 that set curbs on toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in Michigan v. EPA, to resolve whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must considerRead the Rest...
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.
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...
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
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