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Judge Says Injunction Against Clean Water Rule Limited To 13 States

Judge Says Injunction Against Clean Water Rule Limited To 13 States

AP  09. 4.2015
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed...
Friday Talking Points -- The Rehabilitation of Golf in the GOP

Friday Talking Points -- The Rehabilitation of Golf in the GOP

Chris Weigant  08.14.2015
We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican...
EPA Chief Apologizes For Huge Colorado Mine Spill

EPA Chief Apologizes For Huge Colorado Mine Spill

Kate Sheppard  08.11.2015
WASHINGTON -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency was remorseful Tuesday after an EPA safety team accidentally caused 3 million...
The Climate Post: McCarthy Says Clean Power Plan on Track; Challenges Expected

The Climate Post: McCarthy Says Clean Power Plan on Track; Challenges Expected

Tim Profeta  07. 9.2015
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) will have...
Obama Administration Comes Out Swinging Against GOP Environmental Spending Bill

Obama Administration Comes Out Swinging Against GOP Environmental Spending Bill

Kate Sheppard  07. 7.2015
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday strongly criticized a Republican budget proposal that would undermine regulatory work...
EPA Chief Says She's Not Worried About Supreme Court Mercury Ruling

EPA Chief Says She's Not Worried About Supreme Court Mercury Ruling

Kate Sheppard  07. 7.2015
WASHINGTON -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday that she's not worried about last week's Supreme...
Obama Admin Builds Economic Case For Action On Climate Change, As House Preps To Block It

Obama Admin Builds Economic Case For Action On Climate Change, As House Preps To Block It

Kate Sheppard  06.22.2015
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is making another big push on climate change this week, marking the two-year anniversary of the...

Air Pollution Is Making Me Anxious

Marcia G. Yerman  05.12.2015
As an urban dweller, I may finally have something to pin my personal angst on. The funny thing is that I suspected that air pollution may...
Regret to Inform You: Coal Blasting Rages On

Regret to Inform You: Coal Blasting Rages On

Jeff Biggers  04.24.2015
While I love to write about clean energy solutions, Appalachian transition and coalfield regeneration, and the inspiring regenerative city...
Stonger Smog Rules May Be Controversial, But They're Necessary, Says EPA Chief

Stonger Smog Rules May Be Controversial, But They're Necessary, Says EPA Chief

Kate Sheppard  04.22.2015
WASHINGTON -- New rules limiting smog may be "controversial," but they are among the administration's top priorities, according to Environmental...
Environment 'Has Never Been A Partisan Issue' For EPA Administrator

Environment 'Has Never Been A Partisan Issue' For EPA Administrator

Kate Sheppard  04.22.2015
WASHINGTON -- Before joining the Obama administration, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy was a high-ranking official for...
EPA Chief Defends Forthcoming Fracking Study, Says It Will 'Add To' Dialogue

EPA Chief Defends Forthcoming Fracking Study, Says It Will 'Add To' Dialogue

Kate Sheppard  04.21.2015
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release a much-anticipated draft study this spring that will examine whether...
EPA Head McCarthy Pledges To Get Climate Rules 'Over The Finish Line' In Obama's Term

EPA Head McCarthy Pledges To Get Climate Rules 'Over The Finish Line' In Obama's Term

Kate Sheppard  04.21.2015
WASHINGTON -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says the final rules for reducing U.S. power plant emissions will be done...
The Climate Post: Clean Power Plan Targets May Change

The Climate Post: Clean Power Plan Targets May Change

Tim Profeta  02.19.2015
The EPA administrator this week suggested that interim goals for existing power plants to comply with the agency's proposed Clean Power...