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House Passes Pro-Oil, Anti-EPA GOP Energy Bill

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House approved a bill Thursday aimed at expanding domestic oil drilling and reining in what Republicans call excessive regulations b...

Mercury Pollution Reduction Standards Protect Children's Health and the Great Lakes

Howard Learner | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Howard Learner

Let's move forward with these common-sense national mercury pollution reduction standards to protect children's health and the Great Lakes and other community waterways for all.

Republicans Debating Rule That Doesn't Exist

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The issue may be dust in the wind, but Republicans are still moving to block it. Environmental Protection Agency officials have said ...

Telling the Truth About the Environment and Our Economy

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

It's a certainty in Washington that lobbyist talking points and inside-the-beltway speeches are going to be overblown and exaggerated. But lately, misleading claims about the EPA's work have been making their way into the mainstream debate.

Why Rick Perry's Moratorium Proposal for the EPA Is a Bad Idea

Anthony Jerrod | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Anthony Jerrod

There is simply no evidence in the history of the existence of the EPA that its purpose is to pass cost-prohibitive regulations and to kill jobs.

Senate Dems Reject EPA Ban

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 06.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Wednesday defeated a Republican effort to ban the Environmental Protection Agency from controlling the gases blamed ...

Dem Congressman: Republicans Suffer From 'Allergy To Science'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) accused Republicans on Tuesday of having an "allergy to science and scientists" during a House hearing on a Republican-led p...

EPA Afraid Of GOP? Stricter Pollution Limits Delayed

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is delaying new rules that would impose stricter limits on several harmful air pollutants &ndas...