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WATCH: No New Jobs, Obama Delays Smog Standards And Candidates' Labor Day Plans

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

The latest jobs report, released Friday, shows that the U.S. economy added no new jobs in August as the unemployment rate remained steady at 9.1 perce...

EPA Quietly Delays New Smog Rules

Mother Jones | Suzy Khimm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency quietly delayed the release of final rules on ground-level ozone pollution standards, better known as s...

President Bush Claims Executive Privilege in EPA Investigation

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Today the President has asserted executive privilege to prevent the Committee from learning why he and his staff overruled EPA.

Bush 'Intervened At The 11th Hour' To Kill Stronger Climate Protections

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen Johnson decided to modestly tighten smog standards, a decision directly "overru...

Smog Rule Tightened; 345 Counties Fail

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The air in hundreds of U.S. counties is simply too dirty to breathe, the government said Wednesday, ordering a multibillion-dollar ...