By Mark Tapscott | 09/15/14 08:57 PM
Numerous senior officials of the EPA have real or apparent "revolving door" conflicts of interest, according to a new report by a nonprofit watchdog.
By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 11:45 AM
The officials from six states -- Arkansas, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Missouri -- said they need more data behind the EPA's methodology to better understand how it arrived at individual state goals for cutting power sector emissions by 2030.
09/09/14 06:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands — an action that critics call a classic Washington overreach. The...
By Zack Colman | 09/06/14 02:33 PM
The cuts may drive even more Brazilian sugarcane to American shores.
By Sean Higgins | 09/06/14 11:18 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency could be ordered to save its internal employee text messages under D.C. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer's ruling Thursday.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 08:52 AM
The regulator this week informed the United Nations aviation program that it had begun investigating whether airplane emissions endangered public health.
By John Stossel | 09/04/14 02:38 PM
When it's government land â€" or any commonly held resource â€" the incentive is to get in and take what you can, while you can. It's called the "tragedy of the commons."
09/04/14 11:07 AM
ASHLAND, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with attorneys general from 11 other states, filed a motion Wednesday to expedite the process on a lawsuit filed against the EPA last month. West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana,...
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 06:53 PM
States that import electricity from neighbors are giving the EPA headaches when it comes to crediting them for reductions under the proposed power plant emissions rules.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 06:35 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wants energy investors to spend their dollars on building infrastructure to carry natural gas across the country. McCarthy's pitch to the business community at a Barclays-hosted conference in New York Tuesday instead of, say,...
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 05:07 PM
"It appears that the NRDC's unprecedented access to high-level EPA officials allowed it to influence EPA policy decisions," the lawmakers wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 03:06 PM
Gina McCarthy said the agency is on track to release its strategy for controlling methane gas leaks this fall, but didn't hint at whether it would include new regulations.
08/29/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent. In its final recommendation in a 597-page report, the agency staff agrees with EPA's outside scientific advisers that the 6-year-old...
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 08:21 AM
President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.
By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 12:26 PM
Christiana Figueres argues that older, dirtier forms of energy are likely the first to be eliminated under a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions.Â Doing so would improve public health by reducing air pollutants and slashing heat-trapping carbon emissions.
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