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Hot Seat: How Will 2016 Campaign Press handle GOP Climate Deniers?

Interviewing Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy late last year about the Obama administration's historic climate change agreement with China, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell asked how the administration would handle Republican critics of the deal. Show More Summary

EPA Factory Farm Pollution Lawsuit Filed

The EPA is being sued by a group of community, animal rights, and environmental organizations. The coalition has filed two lawsuits against Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly failing to control factory farm air pollution levels. Show More Summary

At Vatican, EPA Chief To Talk ‘Moral Issue’ Of Climate Change

“I think that the president and myself agree that climate change is indeed a moral issue,” said Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The post At Vatican, EPA Chief To Talk ‘Moral Issue’ Of Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Michigan v. EPA

David B. Rivkin Jr., Mark DeLaquil, Andrew M. Grossman, Patrick J. Michaels, Ilya Shapiro The Supreme Court has resolved to answer whether it was unreasonable for the Environmental Protection Agency to ignore the costs of its actions...Show More Summary

Cleanup Of Solar Energy Spill Underway In Montana

WEST YELLOWSTONE (CAP) - The Environmental Protection Agency and local officials are scrambling to contain a spill at a solar energy farm in Yellowstone Park near Lamar Buffalo Ranch that is dumping thousands of lumens of sunlight back into the atmosphere every minute. Show More Summary

Nobody Messes With Chicken, Alaska

The new Senator from the Klondike is making sure that nobody—not even the Environmental Protection Agency—tries to bully Alaska's scrappiest town.

EPA Offers New Standards For Oil Spill Dispersant Use; Still Won’t Ban Toxic Agents

After years of ignoring the dangers of the oil dispersant Corexit, the Environmental Protection Agency has finally decided to enact stricter standards for how dispersants are used during offshore oil spills… Sort of. According to Truth-Out...Show More Summary

Webinar to Demonstrate Barge Emissions Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and SmartWay will host a webinar for barge carriers and other interested stakeholders to demonstrate Barge Tool,

EPA Releases Sulfur Emissions Enforcement Policy for Ships

On 15 January, Phillip Brooks from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Enforcement division released the EPA’s policy for assessing civil penalties for violations of the sulfur standards applicable to [...] The post EPA Releases Sulfur Emissions Enforcement Policy for Ships appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Jon Basil Utley: 6 Crucial Areas for EPA Reform

last weekNews : Reason

Congressional hearings should be used to investigate and shed light on shady science, ties, and practices from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Although many failings of the EPA have already been exposed, proper investigations...Show More Summary

Kroger earns Energy Start elite status

Kroger’s Ypsilanti, Mich., location became the 150th chain-wide to earn the Energy Star rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, earning the Cincinnati-based retailer Energy Star’s Elite Member status. Kroger completed Energy...Show More Summary

EPA Publishes ECA Penalty Policy

EPA has released a penalty policy for ECA violations.   The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a penalty policy for violations

EPA open house and public hearing on Florence Copper in situ recovery project

The US Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled an open house and public hearing on the proposed in situ copper recovery operation proposed in Florence. The open house will be held 4-6 pm, January 22, 2015, in Florence High School at 100 S. Show More Summary

5 Questions About Methane Emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced the first-ever federal standards to cut methane emissions from the nation’s oil and natural-gas industry as part of President Barack Obama’s climate-change agenda. Here are five questions about the gas.

EPA Proposes Changes to Oil Spill Response Plan

Agency proposes amendments to Subpart J of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Climate Post: EPA Delays Release of Carbon Emissions Rules for Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delaying the release of carbon emissions rules for all power plants and will publish them for new as well as existing plants at the same time mid-summer. "It's become clear to us... that there...Show More Summary

EPA moves to count methane emissions from fracking

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a new rule that would require energy companies to report to the federal government all greenhouse gas emissions from oil well fracking operations and natural gas compressor stations and pipelines. The EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting...

NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the pesticide tetrachlovinphos (TCVP) to be used in pet flea control products...

EPA Sued Over Disclosure Rules for Toxic Pollution from Drilling and Fracking

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued over toxic chemicals released into the air, water and land by the oil and gas industry, a coalition of nine environmental and open government groups announced today. The extraction...Show More Summary

Updated Smog Standards Are Needed to Protect Little Lungs

Co-authored by Katie Huffling In November, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed updating our national standard for ground level ozone, also known as smog. This updated standard would better protect little lungs, and...Show More Summary

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