United States Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of the country’s rivers and streams are in poor biological health, unable to support healthy populations of aquatic insects and other creatures, according to a new nationwide survey released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama filled in more pieces of his second term leadership team Monday, nominating a trio of new advisers to lead the Energy Department, Environmental Protection Agency and budget office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration’s chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four years marked by numerous high-profile brawls.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration will impose new air quality standards in the first major regulation since the election.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol. A renewable fuels law requires that 13.2 billion gallons of ethanol be produced by this […]
DETROIT (AP) – Hyundai and Kia overstated the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years in an embarrassing blunder that could bring sanctions from the U.S. government and millions of […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $1.34 million grant to help the Port of Long Beach use cleaner cargo-handling equipment at its container terminals. The port will use the […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Environmentalists and the petroleum industry haven’t changed their minds about any damage done by hydraulic fracturing to the groundwater in Wyoming. That’s despite new groundwater sampling data the U.S. Geological Survey […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced settlements totaling nearly $200,000 with three Southland metal finishing companies for hazardous waste and Clean Water Act violations. All three facilities are located along […]
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consultant says a vintage air conditioning system at the Walt Disney Studios may be a source of Burbank groundwater contamination. The Los Angeles Times says the […]