More EPA Articles

  • How the EPA's empire-building got in the way of its science

    The Environmental Protection Agency is completely bipartisan in only one respect: its uncontrollable rogue insistence on empire-building.

  • Coal company uses glitch to swing for the fences against EPA rule

    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.

  • Obama mocks Republicans as he pushes economics of climate change

    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...

  • President Obama is giving America the John Beale style of government

    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.

  • Now EPA says it can't find emails requested by Congress because of hard drive crash

    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.

  • You won't believe where EPA employees are pooping

    The Supreme Court's Monday ruling on greenhouse gas regulation may be the primary topic of conversation at the Environmental Protection Agency, but this is a close No. 2.

  • The winner of Supreme Court's latest EPA ruling? Everyone and no one

    The jury's still out on whether Monday's Supreme Court ruling will have any effect on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from power plants.

  • Stop the Big Green mind-killer

    "Fear is the mind-killer," wrote Frank Herbert in his 1965 science fiction epic, Dune. With that melodramatic mantra as a guide, we can see how ugly, malicious and wrong the Big Green climate mafia is: It's making dead minds.

  • Supreme Court limits EPA on some greenhouse gas emissions rules

    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled to place some limits on the Obama administration's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions but largely upheld its foundations for factories and powerful plants. 

  • Keep an eye on the Supreme Court this week for important decisions

    Some of the most important cases argued before the Supreme Court this term are still left undecided. Opinions are set to be released on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and June 30, the last day of the term. Here's a list of cases left to be decided that could have major impact on a wide range of...

  • Obama moves to save the honey bees, targets pesticides

    President Obama on Friday announced plans to save endangered honey bees and other pollinators, for the first time ordering a probe into new types of pesticides that some local governments and 15 European Union nations have restricted or banned.

  • Media can't be bothered with reporting when the Brookings 'man' bites the dog named 'EPA'

    It's often said in the journalism business that there's no news when a dog bites a man but lots of it when the man sinks his choppers in the dog. But what happens when the dog named "EPA" finds itself on the wrong end of the man named "Facts" concerning the alleged benefits of President...

  • House panel hopes to air inconvenient truths about EPA's 'war on coal'

    President Obama wants to stake his legacy on fighting global warming even if he has to fake it, which he does. That inconvenient truth will get a hearing Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and it won't be pretty. The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, led by Rep. Ed Whitfield,...

  • Obama blasts 'deniers' for opposing climate change efforts

    President Obama used a commencement speech over the weekend to hit hard at skepticism about climate change, calling it comparable to the belief that the moon is made of cheese. He made this comparison - a variation on his standard line comparing climate change skeptics to members of the Flat...

  • Did the EPA Administrator admit to waging a 'war on coal'?

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared to agree Friday night that the agency is indeed fighting a “war on coal.” McCarthy, speaking with comedian Bill Maher on his HBO program, “Real Time,” was answering a direct question about whether the EPA’s “clean power...



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