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House Republicans Fighting What They Call Obama's 'War On Coal'

House Republicans Fighting What They Call Obama's 'War On Coal'

03. 6.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a long-expected skirmish, House Republicans are moving to block President Barack Obama's plan to limit carbon pollution...
EPA Moves to Block Pebble Mine

EPA Moves to Block Pebble Mine

03. 5.2014
It's become the most politically-charged resource debate in Alaska, pitting a mine worth potentially hundreds of billions of dollars against...
EPA Head Visits North Dakota At Senator's Request

EPA Head Visits North Dakota At Senator's Request

03. 1.2014
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency faced tough crowds Friday during stops in North Dakota, where coal...
EPA Moves To Block Massive Alaskan Gold And Copper Mine

EPA Moves To Block Massive Alaskan Gold And Copper Mine

Kate Sheppard  02.28.2014
WASHINGTON –- The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that it is beginning a process that could block a massive proposed...
Top Clean Energy and Climate Breakthroughs in 2013

Top Clean Energy and Climate Breakthroughs in 2013

12.21.2013
The United States broke one record after another for extreme weather in 2013. Americans saw what unchecked climate change can do to our...
Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal

Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal

12.16.2013
As we enter into the final month of the year, it's natural to take an inventory of 2013. As I reflected on the environmental front, the...
EPA Chief Thinks China Is Poised For A Green Revolution

EPA Chief Thinks China Is Poised For A Green Revolution

Kate Sheppard  12. 2.2013
WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that China is where the U.S. was in the 1950s and...
Progress in Communities: EPA's Enduring Commitment

Progress in Communities: EPA's Enduring Commitment

12. 2.2013
If we are serious about public health and environmental protection for all, we have to be serious about reducing the harmful carbon pollution...
The Secret, Dirty Cost Of Obama's Green Power Push

The Secret, Dirty Cost Of Obama's Green Power Push

11.12.2013
CORYDON, Iowa -- CORYDON, Iowa (AP) — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes...

IPCC's New Climate Change Report Recommends Fossil Fuels Stay Where They Are... in the Ground

09.30.2013
Most of us have already made peace with that part, and are ready to change -- 60 percent of Americans agree clean renewable energy is the...

Environmental Grace Period Yields Real Progress

09.25.2013
When the weather is a disaster, all we can think about is bouncing back from the catastrophe. Resilience and recovery are our priorities....

'Green News Report' - September 24, 2013

09.24.2013
TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN...
Government Shutdown Would Keep EPA Employees Home, Administrator Says

Government Shutdown Would Keep EPA Employees Home, Administrator Says

Kate Sheppard  09.23.2013
Unless lawmakers reach a resolution to stop a government shutdown before next week, the Environmental Protection Agency will have to cut...
EPA Chief: Existing Power Plants Won't Have to Capture Carbon

EPA Chief: Existing Power Plants Won't Have to Capture Carbon

Kate Sheppard  09.23.2013
WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that forthcoming rules on greenhouse gas emissions...