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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...
Scientists Bash EPA's Take On Burning Wood For Power

Scientists Bash EPA's Take On Burning Wood For Power

Kate Sheppard  02.11.2015
WASHINGTON -- A group of 78 scientists is criticizing an Environmental Protection Agency memo they say may dramatically undermine President...
'Green News Report' - January 8, 2015

'Green News Report' - January 8, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen  01. 8.2015
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: America's first high-speed rail line breaks ground in CA; Environment to lose another champion in the Senate;...
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

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...