A federal judge in North Dakota appointed by George W. Bush blocked an Obama administration rule Thursday that would allow the federal government to regulate certain streams and other small waterways.
The White House, statehouses, and nonprofits backed by the billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer worked behind the scenes to create a state-level advocacy network to support controversial new Environmental Protection Agency regulations, newly released emails reveal.
The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Monday that it is beginning an investigation into the agency’s role in triggering a massive toxic waste spill in southwest Colorado.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution, contains an antipoverty transfer program to help offset the harm it does to the poor, a Wall Street Journal editorial explained.
Republican members of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy and called her testimony at a hearing in July “false and misleading.”
The Environmental Protection Agency apologized on Tuesday for leaking millions of gallons of wastewater into a Colorado river, but members of Congress from both parties say the agency needs to do more.
The Obama administration points to U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to justify its new power plant regulations, but government data show the power sector’s CO2 emissions are the lowest they’ve been in nearly three decades.
The Environmental Protection Agency, the federal agency committed to protecting “human health and the environment,” jeopardized both Wednesday by accidentally releasing one million gallons of wastewater into Colorado’s Animas River.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule restricting carbon emissions from existing power plants has Republicans and fossil fuel advocates fuming, but the regulations could end up providing a major boost to U.S. oil production.
President Barack Obama’s plan targeting coal-burning power plants will cost a quarter of a million jobs and shrink the coal industry by nearly half, according to a new report by the American Action Forum (AAF).