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Experts: Pro-Smog Pollution Report Is "Unmoored From Reality"

A recent study from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) claims that smog regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will cost the economy $270 billion. But the regulations, necessary to alleviate the...Show More Summary

General Honoré, Enviro Groups Call for Strengthening EPA’s Proposed Refinery Pollution Standards

Millions of people living near refineries will be directly affected by a long awaited updates to regulations the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed for oil refineries. Their new proposed rule includes a reduction of flaring,...Show More Summary

Affordable Housing Wire: As part of the Environmental...

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As part of the Environmental Protection Agency's brownfields program, three contaminated sites in the Bronx are getting $300,000 in federal grants and loans to be cleaned up and rebuilt as affordable housing. The sites, which are currently plagued by...

EPA Awards Great Lakes Shipyard Drydocking Contract

Great Lakes Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) R/V Lake Explorer II. The research vessel was hauled

Now It's Official: EPA Proposes Limits on Super-Pollutant HFCs

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has now formally proposed to limit certain super-potent greenhouse gases from use in air conditioners, refrigerators, aerosols and foams in favor of safer, more climate-friendly alternatives. read more

Report: EPA used decades-old data to make regulations

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicates that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used 20-year-old data while assessing the impact of some of its regulations on employment levels: EPA estimated effects...Show More Summary

Ditch the Rule at Missouri State Fair

Agriculture’s “Ditch the Rule” campaign against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was highlighted at the Missouri State Fair this week. Three members of Missouri’s congressional delegation...Show More Summary

Paddle Into History in the First Los Angles River Boat Race

The City of Angels is fast becoming a city of river enthusiasts thanks to a confluence events: the recognition and protection of the Los Angeles River as a navigable waterway by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under...Show More Summary

Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has a thing about the EPA

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott loves to brag about how many times he has sued the Environmental Protection Agency. Clean air and clean water just aren't his thing. Last year, shortly before Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced...Show More Summary

Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against EPA Policy That Stops Science Advisers From Talking To Press

The group criticized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday for limiting its independent scientific advisers from speaking directly to the press. The post Science And Journalism Groups Speak Out Against EPA Policy That Stops Science Advisers From Talking To Press appeared first on ThinkProgress.

USDA Biogas Opportunities Roadmap

Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to emphasize the use of biogas in the Renewable Fuels Standard, the United States Department of Agriculture has come out with their own Biogas Opportunities Roadmap to promote biogas as a valuable form of renewable energy. read more

EPA Fails at a Simple Cost-Benefit Analysis

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When the Environmental Protection Agency proposes regulations, it doesn’t always do a good job of analyzing the costs and benefits of its proposals—making it more difficult for policymakers to assess the agency’s actions. A new report...Show More Summary

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

This is the first of a four part series on Nutrient Management sponsored by FS/GROWMARK In March of 2013, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency hosted a meeting of stakeholders to announce the beginning of a statewide Nutrient Reduction Strategy. Show More Summary

When Did Republicans Start Hating the Environment?

It's one of those facts that sweeps you back into an alien, almost unrecognizable era. On July 9, 1970, Republican President Richard Nixon announced to Congress his plans to create the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Show More Summary

Six Reasons Why Climate Science Should Definitely Be On the School Curriculum

The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Gina McCarthy has said in an interview that she believes "climate science" ought to be included in the school curriculum. "Very much so," she says. "I think part of the challenge...Show More Summary

Doing Nothing Is Making Progress

If Barack Obama had run for the Presidency against Richard Nixon, Richard Nixon would have been the Democrat. It was Nixon who first created the Environmental Protection Agency, but after the Deep Water Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, it was the Obama administration using oil company estimates for the size of the spill, while silencing the EPA.

Cutting Carbon Pollution Will Help Create a Healthier Planet

In June, President Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a proposal that would cut carbon pollution from electrical power generators by 30 percent compared to 2005 levels. We should applaud the Administration...Show More Summary

Emissions Reduction: Siemens to Test eHighway Concept for Heavy-Duty Trucks in California

Germany’s Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, appears to have received approval from California’s Air Resources Board, one of five units within the state Environmental Protection Agency, to built a test track and implement its eHighway concept for heavy-duty trucks. read more

EPA Chief: Sure, We Need Climate Indoctrination In Schools

OK, she doesn’t quite say “indoctrination”, but that is what it amounts to, since the Warmists will not allow differing points of view to be taught (The Hill) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Gina McCarthy said students should...Show More Summary

What are the Benefits and Costs of EPA's Proposed CO2 Regulation?

­On June 2 nd, the Obama Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposed regulation to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions from existing sources in the electricity-generating sector. TheShow More Summary

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