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22 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that Cumberland County High School and Middle School teacher Angela Whittaker has been awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators.
22 min ago | The Daily Caller
The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed global warming regulations aren't just about stemming global temperature rises - according to agency's chief, they are also about "justice" for "communities of color."
2 hrs ago | Marysville Globe
Seacast was a lemon when it came to handling hazardous waste, but the Marysville company is going to use a new "water blast" system to turn it into lemonade.
2 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars, and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.
2 hrs ago | The Intelligencer
Rep. David McKinley blames much of Congress' failure to pass meaningful legislation on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's refusal to bring more than 350 bills passed out of the House up for consideration, he said during a Tuesday visit to Wheeling.
3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
In a move certain to draw the ire of congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama is working to secure an international agreement on climate change that would compel countries to slash their carbon emissions.
6 hrs ago | Forbes.com
President Obama has dared those who criticize his repeated failure to faithfully execute the laws to "sue me," believing that no one can show the injury needed to do so.
White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Michael Boots, former President's Environmental Youth Award winner and current EPA intern Apoorva Rangan, Administrator Gina McCarthy, new PEYA winner May Wang, new PEYA award winner Deepika Kurup, and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren before the PEYA ... (more)
The share of energy produced by coal-burning power plants, like the Navajo Generating Station, shown here, would be reduced in favor of natural gas generation and renewable sources over the next 15 years under an EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking enforcement action against a Cicero company after an oil spill reached a nearby canal.
A roofing contractor already in arrears to federal authorities for more than $110,000 in fines is now facing new violations and a hefty new penalty.
Federal officials have pledged to lead the cleanup of an abandoned waste facility near houses and a church.
Duke Energy has raised the estimate of the number of gallons of diesel fuel that spilled into the Ohio River last week.
Politics can be a grimy business. Beginning Monday, the grit and grime on the Continent will rise to new levels as the latest European Union rules take effect and all ships, cargo planes and trains will be subject to unprecedented scrutiny.
SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, has agreed to pay a fine and make improvements to reduce the amount of hazardous waste at its facility by 40 percent.
Voter-driven initiatives meeting California Elections Code requirements may be adopted directly by local governments without first conducting a full review under the California Environmental Quality Act , according to a unanimous decision issued on August 7, 2014, by the California Supreme Court.
Republicans have turned their attention from gutting regulations under the Environmental Protection Agency to "updating" the Endangered Species Act , by introducing legislation specifically designed to block protection of an exotic sage bird.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:07 pm
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