07/29/14 03:00 PM
DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. The agency is holding hearings this week in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington on...
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 01:58 PM
Big Business is warning that the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to push coal out of the energy mix will result in the loss of one million jobs while reducing annual household income by $2,100.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 04:51 PM
Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 11:59 AM
The Obama administration's proposed greenhouse gas emissions rule for existing power plants is "changing the tone" of the international dialogue on climate change, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday.
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...
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