By Brian Hughes | 11/08/13 10:57 AM
President Obama on Friday hailed the work done by outgoing climate adviser Heather Zichal, who helped craft his sweeping green energy agenda. “Heather has overseen some of our biggest achievements in energy and climate change, including establishing historic new fuel economy standards that...
By Associated Press | 11/08/13 10:54 AM
West Virginia is speaking out against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new rule on cross-state air pollution.
By Zack Colman | 11/08/13 05:18 AM
Lawmakers are growing increasingly critical of a proposed carbon emissions rule from the Environmental Protection Agency because they say the technology on which it relies isn't commercially viable.
By Michal Conger | 11/07/13 03:24 PM
Fourteen federal agencies have spent at least $70 billion on climate change-related activities since 2005, but most refuse to tell Congress and taxpayers how the money is being spent. The actual amount may be much higher, according to the Congressional Research Service, because the data it...
11/07/13 12:41 PM
HOUGHTON, Mich. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of the cleanup at a toxic waste site in Michigan's Upper Peninsula once listed as among the nation's greatest pollution threats.
By Zack Colman | 11/06/13 03:52 PM
Investment in biofuels could plummet if a leaked Environmental Protection Agency proposal to reduce the amount of biofuels refiners need to blend into gasoline next year is true, industry officials warned Wednesday. "That change in method would change the way we at Abengoa consider our...
By Zack Colman | 11/06/13 02:47 PM
In a handful of states, one part of the campaign formula for 2014 Senate candidates is the same for Republicans and Democrats — take a hard line against the Environmental Protection Agency. Republicans are renewing their attacks from last campaign season, saying the Obama administration is...
By Zack Colman | 10/31/13 04:16 PM
Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed that President Obama would use executive authority to create more national monuments to protect lands if Congress doesn't pass legislation to do so. "If Congress doesn't step up to act," Jewell said during a speech at the National Press Club...
By Ashe Schow | 10/31/13 12:59 PM
More bad news for anti-fracking activists. Experts at Public Health England are seeking public comment on a draft report that shows a “low” risk of adverse health problems due to the extraction of shale gas - natural gas found within shale formations. “The currently available evidence...
By Zack Colman | 10/29/13 03:09 PM
Thousands of coal miners swarmed the Capitol's west lawn Tuesday to protest forthcoming Environmental Protection Agency regulations that they say will kill jobs in coal communities.
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