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Gov. Terry Branstad and the state's entire congressional delegation are asking the Obama administration to hold a hearing in Iowa to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce ethanol production in 2014.
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A St. Petersburg landowner is accused of not letting his tenants know of the dangers of lead paint in their apartments.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced the average fuel efficiency of model year 2012 vehicles increased about a gallon over 2011, to 23.6 miles per gallon.
Salt Lake City had the nation's dirtiest air Thursday, far exceeding health standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
An environmental group says it plans to soon sue utility provider Ameren over what it calls repeated violations of federal air pollution standards.
Mazda led all automakers with an average of 27.1 mpg, followed closely by Honda with 26.6 and Volkswagen at 25.8. Chrysler-Fiat, which relies more on trucks and larger cars for its sales, had the worst mileage at 20.1, followed by Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles, at 21.1. General Motors, which also sells a lot of trucks and SUVs, ... (more)
Ben Wootton was just getting ready to bring his company out of bankruptcy last month when word from Washington stopped him in his tracks.
A $150,000 project aimed at improving water quality in Thompson Lake by improving erosion sites in Poland and Casco will begin in 2014.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Region yesterday announced eight winners of its 2013 Environmental Champion awards.The annual awards are given to groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to protect the environment in their communities.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has added sites in South Bend, Indianapolis and Garden City to its national priorities list of Superfund sites.
Montgomery County's drinking water is being tested as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's third survey of unregulated contaminants in the nation's drinking water, according to a news release from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission .
Two big EPA lawsuits of interest to Kentucky andn Indiana were aired in federal courts today: The cross-state pollution rule in the U.S. Supreme Court and the air toxics/mercury rule at a federal appeals court.
For the second time this fall, the Christie administration has declined to join a multistate effort to curb air pollution.
The U.S. environmental regulator argued in court on Tuesday that its rule limiting mercury and hazardous air pollutants is "appropriate and necessary," not an improper interpretation of the federal Clean Air Act as industry groups and some states contend.
States in the Midwest and South whose polluted air infects those in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic may have to abide by a federally imposed solution, a slim majority of Supreme Court justices appeared to indicate Tuesday.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could revive a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.