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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
In a conference call with reporters Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy – who testified before Congress on the rule last week – said that the hearings will give citizens a key opportunity to give their two cents on the proposal, which has generated strong pushback from the power industry and Republicans in Congress.
6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
CHEMICAL giant Orica has been hit with more than $750,000 in penalties for a series of pollution incidents, including the 2011 leakage of toxic hexavalent chromium near Newcastle.
As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, sunlight reflects off of a chunk of coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va.
Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily.
Charles Moore, the captain who discovered an ocean trash gyre roughly the size of Texas swirling around in the ocean between Hawaii and California, told the Associated Press: "It's like a toilet bowl that swirls but doesn't flush."
The project will focus on health risks associated with climate change, indoor wood smoke exposure, environmental asthma and other tribal concerns.
For years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been frustrated in its efforts to pursue hundreds of cases of water pollution - repeatedly tied up in legal fights about exactly what bodies of water it has the authority to monitor and protect.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is sending two on-scene coordinators to Oahu to assist the State in its response to the spill of an estimated 224,000 gallons of molasses on Monday.
Gov. Terry Branstad is renewing a call to maintain the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply, after a report that the Environmental Protection Agency may scale back proposed cuts to renewable fuel production.
It's dangerous eating fish from Cache Creek, state health officials recently reported, but considering the types of fish listed it's unlikely anyone would eat them at all.
Overwhelming, if largely symbolic vote in the U.S. House, directs the President to pull U.S. troops back out of Iraq.
The Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to prevent methane from escaping from natural gas pipelines, according to a new report from the agency's internal watchdog.
The Environmental Protection Agency doesn't know how many cloud computing contracts it has nor how secure they are, an audit has found.
During a presentation at the National School Transportation Association's annual meeting here this week, Karl Simon, director of the Environmental Protection Agency Air Office's Transportation and Climate Division, announced that EPA would provide another $3 million in rebates for the purchase of new school buses.
Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 09:34 am
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