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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.
The EPA is fighting a desperate battle to sink a green lawsuit, a lawsuit which is substantially based on the EPA's own climate narrative.
The owner of a chain of gas stations located in Delaware and Maryland has paid approximately $2.89 million to the United States in settlement of a federal lawsuit filed to undo the owner's fraudulent transfer of assets just prior to agreeing to pay a court-sanctioned $2 million penalty for violating underground fuel tank regulations at gas ... (more)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release.
Regulation of the mysterious chemicals used in fracking fluid used in drilling for oil and gas has been pretty much off limits to the Environmental Protection Agency ever since Congress in 2005 stripped the EPA of its authority to regulate fracking fluid under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Steve Park, a seventh grade science teacher from Riverview Middle School in Huntington, spent a portion of his summer on an Environmental Protection Agency research vessel.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:53 am
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