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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

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...
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

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...