Environmental Protection Agency

In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers at the red carpet during the 40th anniversary of Cosmopolitan magazine in Spanish in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The verified Twitter account […]

07/22/2014

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California hearing set on tough oil refinery rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is coming to one of the nation’s largest petroleum-producing areas to hold public hearings on a proposal aimed at reducing toxic air pollution from California to Texas […]

07/16/2014

The coal-fired Plant Scherer is shown in operation early Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Juliette, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Obama: Power plant rule will shrink power prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by […]

06/02/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about how having a fuel-efficient truck fleet can boost the economy and help combat climate change, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at the Safeway Distribution Center in Upper Marlboro, Md. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama wants more fuel-efficient trucks on US roads

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Drawing a link between reduced fuel consumption and climate change, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that his administration will issue tougher fuel-efficiency standards for delivery trucks by March 2016. Obama […]

02/18/2014

EPA

Federal court upholds Bush-era smog standard

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court on Tuesday upheld a 2008 air pollution standard the Obama administration vowed to strengthen, but later reversed itself and kept in place. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington […]

07/23/2013

EPA

EPA finalizes boiler rule to reduce air pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency finalized rules Friday aimed at reducing toxic air pollution from industrial boilers and incinerators while offering industry more flexibility and lower costs to comply with the new standards.

12/21/2012

EPA

EPA to tighten standards for soot pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration will impose new air quality standards in the first major regulation since the election.

12/14/2012

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