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Bayer says will halt future U.S. sales of insecticide

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The agricultural unit of German chemicals company Bayer AG will halt future U.S. sales of an insecticide that can be used on more than 200 crops after losing a fight with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the company said on Friday.

EPA on the Verge of Banning a Dangerous Herbicide (If It Can Stand up to Lobbyists)

"How many animals have to die before we do what Europe did 12 years ago and ban atrazine?” With a few months to go until the end of the Environmental Protection Agency’s public comment period on its risk assessment of the herbicide atrazine (the...Show More Summary

EPA Tells Hawaii Department of Health it Must Post Warning Signs at Polluted Beaches

Following advocacy by the Surfrider Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the Hawaii Department of Health to post warning signs of polluted waters near Waiopili Stream at Mahaulepu Beach.

The Recyclable Nature Of Cities

This Jan. 26, 2016, file photo shows a sign over the Flint River noting Flint, Mich., as Vehicle City. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says states are taking action to address the risk of lead in drinking water but more needs to be done to share key information with the [...]

GM Plants Listed On EPA Green List

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on General Motors’ Orion Assembly is one of the top ten green power generators in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Located in Orion Township, Michigan, the plantShow More Summary

The EPA Has Finally Realized Jet Exhaust Is Bad for the Planet

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In a landmark revelation that’s about twenty years late, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally declared that greenhouse gas emissions from jet engines endanger the health of humans and the environment by contributing to climate change. Read more...

EPA clears path to regulate carbon emissions from U.S. aircraft

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized its determination that greenhouse gases from airplanes endangers public health, a decision that requires the agency to regulate emissions from U.S. aircraft.

China sets up South China Sea environment protection fund

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 15 million yuan ($2.25 million) environmental protection fund for the South China Sea having already spent double that in the past four years, the Xinhua state news agency said on Monday.

U.S. to complete key step for regulating aircraft emissions: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters.

The GOP platform would make America warmer and smoggier

Extract and burn more coal. Open public space and the seas to oil exploration. Turn federal lands and environmental regulation over to the states and convert the federal Environmental Protection Agency into “an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with...

Obama's Landmark Greenhouse Gas And Fuel Economy Standards Are Working - Now Let's Look to the Future

(Tom Toles, Washington Post, Sept 2, 2012) This week the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a very positive report regarding the historic federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards. Show More Summary

Update to Federal and California Environmental Agencies’ Steps to Advance Environmental Justice

Environmental officials from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the California Environmental Protection Agency (“CalEPA”) have recently taken steps to further incorporate the concept of environmental justice into their rulemaking and enforcement policies.

US, Oil Company Enbridge Reach $177Mln Settlement for 2010 Oil Spills

The Department of Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership to resolve claims stemming from its 2010 oil spills, according to official statement.

Enbridge to pay $62 million fine, $120 million costs for Michigan spill: report

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency will fine Enbridge Inc $62 million for a 2010 oil spill that released crude oil into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan, a Michigan TV station reported Wednesday, citing a source.

U.S. to make announcement related to Enbridge spills

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency said they would make a "major announcement" related to the 2010 Enbridge oil spills on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

US Regulators Appear to Soften on Fuel Economy Requirements -- But Did They?

Will U.S. regulators step away from the expected fuel economy target of 54.5 mpg for 2025 model-year vehicles, as established in 2012? Several media reports speculated as such after the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) released their Draft [...]

GOP Platform Contains Serious Mistake on Banking

One of these things is not like the other. In the generally good section of the GOP’s Platform entitled Regulation: The Quiet Tyranny (p.27-28), there is this paragraph: The Environmental Protection Agency has rewritten laws to advance the Democrats’ climate change agenda. Show More Summary

EPA Updates Standards to Reduce Methane Pollution from Landfills

Recently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized long-overdue revisions to national emission standards and emission guidelines for new and existing municipal solid waste landfills. These standards will reduce harmful airShow More Summary

BILL MCGURN: The Case for Donald Trump: The alternative is President Hillary Rodham Clinton. Wh…

BILL MCGURN: The Case for Donald Trump: The alternative is President Hillary Rodham Clinton. When presidents enter office, they bring with them about 6,000 people. From the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and White House assistants down to the lowliest Justice Department lawyer, Mrs. Clinton would fill her government with people who get up […]

Oil Giant Tesoro to Pay $10.4 Million Fine Over Toxic Pollution

by Ansel Herz The settlement requires Tesoro to audit benzene pollution at the company's Anacortes refinery. Crush Creations LLC/Shutterstock AP: The Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced...Show More Summary

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