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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

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2014

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

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

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!

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

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......
American Lung Association Touts New Carbon Rules In TV Ads

American Lung Association Touts New Carbon Rules In TV Ads

Kate Sheppard  06. 4.2014
The American Lung Association released a new television ad on Wednesday defending limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants...

'Green News Report' - June 3, 2014

06. 3.2014
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green News Report Special Coverage: President Obama's EPA...
New EPA Rule for Dirty Power Plants Fuels Strange Debate

New EPA Rule for Dirty Power Plants Fuels Strange Debate

06. 3.2014
The impacts of unlimited pollution are scary, as outlined in two recent scientific reports that outline the situation globally and in the...
Future Of New EPA Power Plant Rules Depends On The States

Future Of New EPA Power Plant Rules Depends On The States

Kate Sheppard  06. 2.2014
WASHINGTON -- Now that the Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled new standards for emissions from power plants, responsibility will...
EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions

EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions

Kate Sheppard  06. 2.2014
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new standards on Monday, calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from...