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Epa Emissions

Court Rules In Favor Of EPA, Not Industry

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other haz...

Industry Groups Prepare Opposition To EPA Pollution Rules

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Forty industry groups launched a new partnership on Thursday to form a "unified s...

States Urge EPA To Adopt Tough Carbon-Cutting Policies

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, DC, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. states have urged the top environmental regulator to adopt their ...

EPA's Emissions Regulations May Be Too Weak

Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rolled out restrictive new greenhouse gas emissions standards for ne...

4 Things To Know About The EPA's Carbon Plan

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: After years of planning and arguing, the U.S. government unveiled a proposal Friday to begin regulat...

This Could Prevent 2,500 Premature Deaths Each Year

Nick Visser | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green

A recent report released by the American Lung Association found that by 2030 the EPA's proposed fuel efficiency standards could prevent more than 2,50...

A Big Step Beyond Coal

Michael Brune | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

We know carbon pollution is bad for our health and our climate. We also know how to generate power with clean energy like solar and wind. So why keep hitting ourselves on the head by building more dirty power plants?

Critical House Republican Takes Aim At EPA

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, recently indicated that he will be a visible and powerful op...