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...
By Zack Colman | 07/10/14 11:32 AM
Congress' appropriations process is still broken.
07/09/14 03:22 PM
Mills AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging it failed to approve the state’s water quality standards under the Clean Water Act. The federal Clean Water Act...
By Ron Arnold | 07/08/14 05:16 PM
Everything the public believes about President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is wrong - the only thing that powerful agency protects is its royal kingdom, ruling over the American economy with the highest-cost rules in the nation's entire bureaucracy.
By Zack Colman | 07/08/14 04:57 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy described the haranguing her agency has received over its proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule this way: "Just ludicrous."
By Anthony J. Sadar | 07/07/14 02:49 PM
On June 23, the Supreme Court laid down a small speed bump on the highway leading from "carbon pollution" control to climate nirvana.
By Shannon L. Goessling | 07/04/14 05:21 PM
The Supreme Court's sweeping decision in June against the EPA's unprecedented greenhouse gas regulations slams the door on executive agencies that try to rewrite laws to fit its goals.
By Ashe Schow | 07/03/14 06:25 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency has some helpful tips on how to spend your summer suspecting danger and disease at every corner.
By Zack Colman | 07/02/14 12:59 PM
The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.
By Mike Duncan | 07/02/14 11:14 AM
In the nation's capital, our president appears to be leading a one-man parade of his own to force an ill-conceived emissions-reduction plan onto the American people in hopes other nations will follow.
By Ron Arnold | 07/01/14 05:16 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency is completely bipartisan in only one respect: its uncontrollable rogue insistence on empire-building.
By Zack Colman | 07/01/14 01:49 PM
A large coal company's petition against the EPA's proposed emissions rule for power plants is a legal swing for the fences, but a decades-old discrepancy in a technical amendment to the Clean Air Act might give it a chance.
By Zack Colman | 06/26/14 02:32 PM
President Obama is on a campaign to make climate change an economic issue, and to nail home the point he's embarrassing Republicans who deny or are skeptical of the contributions humans make to a warming planet. "Folks will tell you climate change is a hoax or a fad or a plot. It’s a liberal...
By David Vitter | 06/25/14 05:00 PM
If there's one takeaway from the John Beale saga, it's that our federal bureaucracy has grown far too powerful, and there's not nearly enough oversight and transparency to keep it in check.
By Sean Higgins | 06/25/14 04:59 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency is now using the same excuse as the IRS is using in response to a Congressional subpoena: the computer ate our homework.
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