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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.
Some national business organizations have hammered the Environmental Protection Agency for proposing new rules on carbon pollution from existing power plants, cutting carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, using 2005 levels as a baseline.
The Environmental Protection Agency is under fire for a preemptive strike against a massive copper and gold mine in Alaska, where hundreds of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs are at stake.
Health officials have posted a sign which says swimming is not recommended. The water is tested once or twice a week, depending on the beach.
This week agencies from more than 28 states are practicing for a large scale emergency in Indianapolis.
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As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.
The EPA's proposed rule seeks to ensure the protection of intermittent streams, like the San Pedro River pictured above, that do not flow year-round.
A local group's dedication to the cleanup and repurposing of the Kerr-McGee site has received national recognition for its efforts.
The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
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The environmental group and its supporters say the 427-megawatt unit at Indianapolis Power & Light's Harding Street complex threatens the public health with toxic emissions that cause respiratory woes in children, the elderly and others.
The Environment Protection Authority is conducting an investigation into the death of approximately 30 native birds at Bingara, in the state's north west.
The University of Tulsa has been awarded nearly $920,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study methods to improve indoor air quality in tribal areas and reduce asthma triggers in schools.
In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)
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