The strange and sordid saga of John Beale, a top Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official who defrauded the federal government out of nearly $900,000, has by turns outraged, flabbergasted, and sickened members of Congress, but on Tuesday it achieved something even rarer: It left them speechless.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) blasted the Obama administration’s new standards for coal plant emissions on Monday, saying they will hamper job growth and U.S. energy independence and raise electricity prices.
Two Republican senators are asking for answers following an armed Environmental Protection Agency inspection of an Alaskan gold mine in August.
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson has hired a lawyer in the ongoing congressional investigation into her use of private and secret email addresses to conduct official business.
Jackson, who announced her resignation from the EPA in December amid a congressional probe, hired lawyer Barry Coburn from the D.C. firm Coburn & Greenbaum, according to a source.
The Environmental Protection Agency may have intentionally skirted public disclosure requirements under the Freedom of Information Act, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The Environmental Protection Agency will require oil refiners to blend 16.55 billion gallons of renewable fuels into the nation’s gasoline supply this year as part of its efforts to spur new fuel technology and decrease fossil fuel dependence.
Gina McCarthy moved one step closer to heading the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday after Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) released his hold on her nomination, but hurdles still remain.
An environmentalist group copied language directly from a previous petition into a new petition asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to more heavily regulate a proposed mine.
A top Republican senator accused an environmental group of “bribing” supporters into commenting on a federal environmental study by offering them a chance to win a free fishing trip.