If built, the plants in Holcomb, Kansas will belch out about 11 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, to become the largest new source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.
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Roderick Bremby, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, is a force of nature. He stood up to big coal interests in Kansas and, quite simply, said "no."
Filing a lawsuit against the folks responsible for filth-spewing, coal-burning relics in Chicago's Pilsen and Little Village neighborhoods.
Environmental regulation does affect technological change, but not in the way many people assume it does
Henry Waxman's The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works is a series of first-person yarns containing startling measures of suspense, drama, and pathos.
It is perverse public policy to tell the nation's principal environmental watchdog it can't do anything about pollutants that have been officially declared a threat to public health and welfare.
Is the climate bill so compromised that we who care about clean energy and the fate of the planet should have opposed it? There are three main reasons why, despite its imperfections, we had to support it.
The Environmental Protection Agency is putting the federal seal of approval on California's leadership in cleaning up global warming pollution from our cars, SUVs, pickups, and minivans.
Our values are changing from profits and competition, to collaboration and community, focused on philanthropic giving for environmental and social responsibility.
A climate change compromise that erodes provisions of the Clean Air Act has supporters worried Democrats are being too generous to coal companies and ...
Obama announced Tuesday that he is making California's standard for greater vehicle fuel efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions the new national standard.
The goal of both EPA and industry should be better biofuels and not necessarily more biofuels. This can be accomplished in partnership from industry and the scientific community.
Arriving suddenly -- as a gift whose time had come -- it offered folks something to unite around: the idea of an entire planet, our home, in peril.
NRDC salutes President Obama and Administrator Jackson for their actions to tackle global warming. We will work with them to carry out the existing Clean Air Act.
There is no longer a question of if -- or even when -- the U.S. will act on global warming. President Obama is following through on his campaign promise to show American leadership on global warming.
It's hard to know what to think when this whole process has been conducted behind closed doors, but it's hard to believe that this process is in the people's best interest.
The new administration understands that higher pollution and mileage standards will help curb global warming, cut our dangerous dependence on oil, and save billions at the pump.
LOS ANGELES — Cleaner air over the past two decades has added nearly five months to average life expectancy in the United States, according to a...
Will Obama be able to advance an environmental agenda? If so, he will have distinguished himself from Democratic administrations that promised a lot but delivered little on the environment.
Presidents come in various shapes and sizes, ages, disciplines and principles. But what many of them seem to have in common is their unwavering obsession with cleanliness...literally or figuratively.
EPA Administrator-designate Lisa Jackson was in the dock before the Senate today and I agree with Barbara Boxer that Jackson's answers to many questions were "music to my ears."
The legacy of George W. Bush's final days in office will be degradation of the environment, endangered species and the safety of working people.
As if eight long years of hell under Bush were not enough, we now have to suffer this accelerated push to destroy our future in the last days of his reign of terror.
Reporting from Washington -- The Environmental Protection Agency is completing new air quality rules that will make it easier to build coal-fired powe...
Jason K. Burnett, Washington's environmental whistle-blower du jour, is an example of a once rare, now almost common, phenomenon: a political appointe...
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