By Zack Colman | 07/25/14 01:15 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to prevent methane leaks from natural gas pipelines that deliver energy to customers, according to a report from its internal watchdog.
By Paul Bedard | 07/24/14 02:40 PM
Conservative talker Mark Levin has sued the EPA, charging agency big shots are destroying or withholding emails that could show the agency delayed controversial regulations until after President Obama's reelection.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 01:19 PM
President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.
By David M. Drucker | 07/23/14 05:20 PM
A Republican group is suggesting that President Obama's administration is purposely delaying the implementation of controversial government regulations until after the midterm elections.
By Ed Sykes | 07/23/14 01:17 PM
How will history judge the climate change debate? One senator has a very specific idea.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:25 AM
The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
07/22/14 05:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The verified Twitter account for the EPA's Office of Water mistakenly published a message Monday...
By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 12:55 PM
The EPA proposed restrictions on building a large copper-and-gold mine Friday slated for a watershed in southwest Alaska that's pitted environmental groups and industry against each other regarding the EPA's authority to veto such projects.
07/17/14 05:00 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River months after a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant, federal environmental officials said Thursday. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's on-scene coordinator, Myles Bartos,...
07/17/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 environmental official under President Barack Obama is resigning to head a nonprofit group dedicated to energy and climate change. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Thursday announced the resignation of Bob Perciasepe (pur-cha-SEP'-ee). He was appointed deputy...
07/16/14 01:45 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will not host public hearings in Kentucky on its proposed new emission standards, despite a plea from the state's senior U.S. senator. EPA's closest public hearing will be in an Atlanta federal building on July 29 and 30 - about a...
By Zack Colman | 07/15/14 05:08 PM
The arrangement assuages concerns among Republicans and some Democrats that Obama pick Norman Bay, who led the FERC's enforcement office but has never been a commissioner, lacked experience to head the body.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/13/14 02:17 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy has lost more than $56 million due to poor coordination during implementation of a new telephone system, according to the DoE inspector general.
By Washington Examiner | 07/11/14 03:14 PM
It took Mike and Chantell Sackett five years and a unanimous Supreme Court decision just to gain a fighting chance against a thuggish Environmental Protection Agency.
07/11/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration's environmental protections designed to reduce water pollution from mountaintop-removal coal mining. In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Environmental...
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