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EPA Releases Long-Anticipated Rules For Disposal Of Coal Ash

EPA Releases Long-Anticipated Rules For Disposal Of Coal Ash

Kate Sheppard  12.19.2014
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency released new rules Friday for the disposal of coal ash, the first national guidelines...
Like Canada's Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

Like Canada's Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

Steve Horn  12.10.2014
In recent years, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has come under fire for disallowing scientists working for the Canadian government...
EPA Finally Proposes New Smog Standards After Years Of Hesitation

EPA Finally Proposes New Smog Standards After Years Of Hesitation

Kate Sheppard  11.26.2014
WASHINGTON –- The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced new standards for ozone pollution that have riled up public...

Shaping the Environment Inside the EPA

Tom Fox  11.17.2014
Gina McCarthy, a former assistant EPA administrator and head of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, discusses her leadership...
Mandate: Nearly 60 Percent of Voters Worry About Climate Change

Mandate: Nearly 60 Percent of Voters Worry About Climate Change

Keith Gaby  11.14.2014
The important lesson from all of this is that leaders in Washington shouldn't start believing their own press releases. Go ahead and claim...
U.S. Emissions Increased In 2013, According To EPA

U.S. Emissions Increased In 2013, According To EPA

Kate Sheppard  09.30.2014
WASHINGTON -- Emissions from power plants, refineries and other industrial facilities in the United States increased in 2013, up 20 million...
EPA Head Confident That States Will Follow New Carbon Emissions Rules

EPA Head Confident That States Will Follow New Carbon Emissions Rules

Kate Sheppard  09.26.2014
WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Friday that she believes most states will ultimately comply...
Senators Call On Obama To Regulate Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Development

Senators Call On Obama To Regulate Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Development

Kate Sheppard  09.26.2014
WASHINGTON -- Fifteen senators are pressing the Obama administration to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas production, arguing...

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen  09.25.2014
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'GNR' Special Climate Week Coverage continues: China's first-ever...

Republican Mayor Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman  07. 7.2014
Brainard was tapped to be on President Obama's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. He won first place honors from the 2008...
EPA Science Advisers Call For Stronger Smog Rules

EPA Science Advisers Call For Stronger Smog Rules

Kate Sheppard  06.27.2014
WASHINGTON -– Environmental Protection Agency science advisers have recommended the agency strengthen ozone pollution standards in order...
Defenders of Dirty Power Plants Use Doublespeak to Shape Debate

Defenders of Dirty Power Plants Use Doublespeak to Shape Debate

Keith Gaby  06.21.2014
Few opponents of the federal Clean Power Plan want to stand up and say they favor unlimited carbon pollution. So they're apt to frame their...

Here Are the Jobs!

D. R. Tucker  06.18.2014
Far from killing jobs, this policy would create jobs and protect lives. When House Speaker John Boehner asks, "Where are the jobs?", advocates...

'Green News Report' - June 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen  06. 5.2014
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans attack Obama EPA's proposed CO2 emissions standards......