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Epa Regulation

The Limit to and Importance of EPA's Newly Proposed Climate Regulation

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Given the urgency of the climate crisis, its global dimension, and the cumulative impact of greenhouse gases remaining in the atmosphere, it is reasonable to wonder if EPA's climate regulation is too little, too late.

After Jackson, EPA Faces Big Decisions On U.S. Fracking Boom

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

By Jonathan Leff and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The past four years of U.S. environmental regulation was marked by a...

Giving Thanks for Regulations

Terry Tamminen | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

I'm not against domestic natural gas development, but it can and must be done sustainably, because one thing that all environmental degradation has in common, regardless of nationality, is that it is far costlier to clean up a mess than to prevent one. In other words, regulation saves money.

Obama Halts EPA Regulation On Smog Standards

AP | JULIE PACE and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — In a dramatic reversal, President Barack Obama on Friday scrubbed a clean-air regulation that aimed to reduce health-threatening sm...

Senate EPW Hearings Set The Stage For Clean Air Fight

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

On June 15, The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) met to hear testimony from varied experts on the Clean Air Act.

Opponents Of EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation Dominate TV News Coverage

Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

• More than three-quarters of U.S. television news guests discussing Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases between December...

Joe Manchin Joining GOP Mission To Restrict EPA

The Huffington Post | Kevin Bunkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) is breaking party ranks in co-sponsoring a bill aimed at advancing Republican efforts to restrict the Environmental Pro...

Obama's Green Agenda under attack from group linked to chemical industry

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A secretive group linked to a leading European chemical company has joined the campaign to defeat Barack Obama's green agenda, taking the fight beyond...

EPA Takes On Texas Emissions Regulators

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Tuesday to end a long-running dispute with Texas over how the state regulates emissions, inc...

Water Regs with Teeth, or More of the Same? Corporate Social Responsibility, or Bluewashing?

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

Originally published on The Green Fork. Monday, The New York Times' Charles Duhigg wrote about the Environmental Protection Agency's World Water Day ...

EPA Moves To Regulate Smokestack Greenhouse Gases

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Thursday to more tightly control air pollution from large power plants, factories and oil...

Senator Blanche Lincoln Tries To Block Clean Air Act, Sierra Club, MoveOn.Org Respond (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas) joined ranks with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) late last month when she cosponsored legislation to block the...

EPA Expected To Act For First Time On Carbon Dioxide Regulation

New York Times | JOHN M. BRODER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to act for the first time to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that scientists blame ...