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Endangerment Finding

Report Critical of EPA Instead Raises Questions About Watchdog

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

The report doesn't question the science. Nor does it question the endangerment finding itself. It questions the procedure the EPA followed in its process of researching and preparing the finding. But the EPA says Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr. got it wrong.

A Golden Opportunity to Please Conservatives and Liberals Alike

Robert Stavins | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

Market-based approaches to environmental protection should be lauded, not condemned, by political leaders, no matter what their party affiliation. Otherwise, there will be severe and perverse long-term consequences for the economy.

All's Not Quiet on the U.S. Climate Change Front

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegrengrok.com.The Environmental Protection Agency is on the march, while U.S. senators prepare a flanking attack. Lots of Ameri...

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fi...

Weekly Mulch: Murkowski Vs. the EPA

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Murkowski Vs. the EPABy Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger On Thursday afternoon, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) pulled out a rarely-use...

A Dangerous Proposal

Sen. Jeff Merkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Jeff Merkley

A dangerous Senate resolution has the best interest of big energy industries in mind, not the health and welfare of the American people or our environment, and not the clean energy job creation we urgently need right now.

Cap-and-Trade Versus the Alternatives for U.S. Climate Policy

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

One of the key merits of the cap-and-trade approach is that the program can provide cost-effectiveness, while achieving meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions levels.

Saboteurs at Copenhagen

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

The Obama Administration must get serious about using its regulatory authority to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions well below the levels being considered on Capitol Hill.

The Incredible Hulk in Copenhagen

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

The critics should be silenced by EPA's announcement today formally declaring that carbon dioxide is a dangerous pollutant, paving the way for its regulation under the Clean Air Act.

The Faux MB Environmental Scandal That Wasn't

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Rather than being some shadowy "White House document" objecting to those overzealous greens at the EPA, it could have been written by almost anyone within the vast federal bureaucracy.

EPA Regulations Will Destroy Economy, Says GOP

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

In spite of intense opposition from conservatives at nearly every step, we (read: EPA) have managed to significantly reduce pollution and still grow the economy -- a lot.