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14 min ago | Seattle Times
This reader is relieved to find out that air pollution and therefore climate change doesn't exist beyond 50 nautical miles ["New EPA emission standards would hurt short-sea shipping", Opinion, March 3].
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4 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
In the poorest state in New England, where residents already struggle to heat their homes, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution will make new stoves too expensive and prevent Mainers from buying cleaner technology.
8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal would require manufacturers to make wood stoves and most other wood-burning devices much more efficient over the next five to eight years.
A highway sign alerts drivers on Interstate 35E to air pollution conditions in Dallas.
Environmental officials are testing water samples from multiple sites around Delmar, a town that straddles the Delaware-Maryland border, after a chemical contaminant was found in the groundwater.
But for Wyoming, it's an important struggle. Under President Barack Obama, the powerful agency has been active introducing new rules that hurt Wyoming's biggest industries and employers.
"My concern is that some of the organizations now waging a war against coal in Alabama are also receiving funds in the form of grants from your department."
Duke Energy's shuttered power plant in Eden, where up to 39,000 tons of coal ash sludge leaked into the Dan River in early February.
The state Department of Environmental Protection said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency informed the DEP on Friday about a sheen in a drainage system near Diversified Services LLC in St. Albans.
Residential wood smoke emissions will remain exempt from state regulations after environmental regulators on Wednesday denied a petition from three environmental and health advocacy groups.
The water treatment plant in Delmar Friday, March 7, 2014. The Environmental Protection Agency is sampling water from municipal and residential wells in Delmar after a contaminant, PCE, was found in low levels in the water supply.
In the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's next webcast in its Faster-Cheaper-Greener series - Financing Perspectives on Using Public Private Partnerships for Green Infrastructure, Wealth, and Community Resiliency - financing experts from the White House and successful global and local lending Institutions have been invited to share their ... (more)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined two Chinese motorcycle manufacturers and their U.S. distributor $725,000 for illegally importing more than 12,000 motorcycles and recreational vehicles into the U.S. that lack EPA certification showing they meet federal pollution standards.
A recent Journal editorial noted an appalling double standard: the Department of Justice has given a pass to senior officials at the Environmental Protection Agency who enabled fake spy John Beale to steal almost $900,000 from taxpayers.
Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without "shutting down business in its tracks," U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to block the EPA's recent rules limiting carbon pollution from power plants, a move aimed at curbing President Obama's "war on Coal."