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Documents: IOGCC-Spawned Loophole Creating Frackquake Crisis Faces Federal Lawsuit

Steve Horn | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

On May 4, several environmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling for an end to the regulatory exemption it carved out in the late 1980s for the oil and gas industry with regards to how it handles industrial waste.

20-Year-Old Destiny Watford Fights Air Pollution, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Watford is now a 20-year-old student at Towson University. She pronounced to the audience during her acceptance speech, "It isn't the fate of our community -- our our planet -- to be a dumping ground."

Fracking Supply Chain a Climate Disaster, Doing Little to Uplift Poor Communities: Studies

Steve Horn | Posted 03.07.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Two recent studies further call into question the oil and gas industry's claims of the climate benefits and community benefits of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking").

Kate Sheppard

Loophole Allows Many Dangerous Chemicals In Fracking Fluids To Go Undisclosed: Report | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to environmental pollutants, sometimes what's legal is what's most worrying. That's the conclusion of a new report on a ma...

Environmental Groups Say Obama Administration Watered Down EPA Pollution Rule

The Huffington Post | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmental advocacy groups have filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit accusing the White House of withholding documents the grou...

Chemical Plants Flock to Louisiana for Cheap Natural Gas

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana has attracted some cleaner industries recently, but after natural gas prices dropped to ten-year lows this spring, chemical manufacturers are rushing to build and expand. Residents need those jobs but fear explosions and toxic emissions.

What Is The True Cost Of These Coal Plants?

Posted 06.09.2012 | Green

Do the social costs of some coal-fired power plants exceed their values? A new report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) suggests that for...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic and...

Matt Sledge

Coal-State Lawmakers Want To Ignore This Danger | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Just days before the three-year anniversary of the devastating dike failure at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant, the Environment...

EPA Ignores TN and AL on Coal Ash, Nearest Hearing Is 260 Miles From TVA Disaster Site

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Residents of Tennessee might have a few things to say about the impacts of coal ash, since the state suffered the worst coal ash disaster in U.S. history less than two years ago.

Mercury Pollution From Many Power Plants Rose, Despite Widely-Available Pollution Controls

McClatchy | Renee Schoof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Many of America's coal-fired power plants lack widely available pollution controls for the highly toxic metal mercury, and mercury emiss...