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Epw Committee

Gina McCarthy's Nomination Deserves Strong Bipartisan Support

Gene Karpinski | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Gene Karpinski

The EPA is the cop on the beat in charge of protecting the air we breathe and the water we drink. All across the country, families are counting on the EPA to guard against dangerous pollution in our air and water and toxic chemicals in our homes, food and everyday products.

Sam Stein

Vitter Says He Has Eye On Chair Of Powerful Environment Committee (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) stated in the most certain terms to date on Saturday that he has his eye on assuming the role of Republican point man on env...

Clean Energy is an Easy Choice

Sen. Jeff Merkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Jeff Merkley

Investments in clean energy are critical if we want to strengthen America's energy independence, reduce harmful air pollution and create clean energy jobs in local communities.

Fixing Our Broken Chemicals Policy

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Grossman

While Afghanistan, the economy, Copenhagen and health care grabbed headlines this week, the Senate EPW committee held a hearing on an issue that could significantly influence those big ticket items.

Jeff Muskus

Inhofe Shows Up To Climate Hearing, Refuses To Discuss GOP Position, Walks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just like the day before, only one Republican showed up for the Senate's climate change hearing Wednesday morning -- but not to debate. Republicans ...