US Environmental Protection Agency

Type: Organization
Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
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EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit Allows Construction of $325M Natural Gas Processing Plant, Adding Jobs (4/18/14)

DALLAS, April 18 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit for ... [Published Targeted News Service - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

ARC, EPA, and USDA Announce Winners of 2014 Livable Communities Competition (4/17/14)

WASHINGTON, April 17 -- The Appalachian Regional Commission issued the following news release:The five Appalachian communities of Forest City, North Carolina; North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; New Albany, Mississippi; Berea, Kentucky; and Huntington, ... [Published Targeted News Service - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Contain the EPA

Few federal officials have the kind of virtually unbridled power enjoyed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Merely by decreeing an action is merited, the EPA can increase the cost of living dramatically. ... [Published Advertiser-Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

The President’s Methane Reduction Strategy – Here’s What Energy Companies Need to Know

President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions (Strategy) that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane emissions both domestically and globally.  Domestically, the plan is to focus on four sources of methane—the ... [Published JD Supra - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

U.S. court upholds cement plant emissions standards

(Adds further detail, reaction, recasts lede)By Lawrence HurleyWASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - In a loss for environmental groups, a U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld new air pollution emissions standards for cement plants that the industry suppor ... [Published TrustMedia - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 11 reports

Lowe’s Settles with EPA Over Lead Pollution Violations During Home Renovations

Washington DC - infoZine - Lowe’s Home Centers has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its over 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Lowe's agrees to $500,000 settlement over EPA violations

Home-improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has  agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty and to deploy a program to minimize lead dust during renovations, The Wall Street Journal reports.The settlement is tied to violations found by the U.S. Environmental ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 8 reports

Over lead paint, Lowe's settles for $500,000

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice, Lowe's has agreed to settle its lead paint case for $500,000 and to implement a new compliance program at all 1,700+ locations nationwide.The settlement is a response ... [Published Home Channel News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 5 reports

What You Can Do for Earth Day 2014

•April 17, 2014• 0 CommentsWe all know Earth Day, or at least have heard of it. The idea has been around since 1969 and been celebrated around the world for over 30 years. Whether you are part of the “climate change” or “global warming” movements or not, ... [Published WVVA - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

EPA announces another delay in cooling water intake rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed finalizing 316(b) of the Clean Water Act until May 16 , marking another delay to the release of the cooling water intake rule. The rule will require about 670 existing power plants to use the best available ... [Published Power Engineering - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 6 reports

Rep. Green responds to EPA white papers

This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released five technical white papers on potentially significant sources of emissions in the oil and gas sector. The white papers, which build on President Obama’s Methane Reduction Strategy released ... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Rein in EPA’s Unhealthy Power

Few federal officials have the kind of virtually unbridled power enjoyed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Merely by decreeing that in its officials' opinion, an action is merited, the EPA can increase the cost of living dramatically for most A ... [Published Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register - Apr 17 2014]

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...is now recycled—and this packaging is getting lighter and greener as manufacturers seek to minimize their environmental footprint," she said. "But the bottom line is that the public can help increase the recycling rate by getting the right materials in the bin in the first place. It begins with the bin."
...risk of Lyme disease and other illnesses, are a top concern for them while gardening," said Liz Lawrence, Gardener's Supply merchandising manager. "So together with the experts at Insect Shield®, we created Bug Me Not clothing that's comfortable, stylish and effective at repelling biting bugs, including ticks."
...notion that the EPA should, absent express authorization from Congress, seek to regulate the agriculture sector in this manner," the letter states. "It is our hope that the EPA, USDA and DOE will work with Congress and the agriculture industry to outline voluntary measures that can be taken to reduce emissions without imposing heavy-handed regulations on farms across America."
The study, "Mercury in fishes from 21 national parks in the Western United States - Inter and intra-park variation in concentrations and ecological risk"

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Earth-friendly ways to save [Published Times Union - 2 hours ago]
Rep. Young blasts regulatory sprawl during Fair... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 3 hours ago]
ARC, EPA, and USDA Announce Winners of 2014 Liv... [Published Appalachia Regional Commission - 3 hours ago]
Community Foundation Update (4/19/14) [Published Philanthropy News Digest - 3 hours ago]
Contain the EPA [Published Advertiser-Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Letters: Czar-struck [Published Longview Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Inslee weighs big increase in cancer risk for f... [Published HeraldNet - 4 hours ago]
'We’re what Bismarck used to be' [Published Bismarck Tribune - 4 hours ago]
New groundwater treatment plant first one witho... [Published SGV Tribune - 5 hours ago]
An ‘eco-friendly’ way to clear plumbing clogs [Published The Palm Beach Post - 5 hours ago]
US Government To Boost Solar Development [Published Live Trading News - 5 hours ago]
Push for excellence in Arlington schools [Published Star-Telegram - 5 hours ago]
Waterborne angels of death [Published The Nation Pakistan - 5 hours ago]
Groundwater committee discusses consequences of... [Published Daily Sun News - 6 hours ago]
A road map for curbing carbon [Published Scoop - 6 hours ago]
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GE's responsibility for PCBs isn't over [Published Times Union - 6 hours ago]
Letter: Respond to Thursday meeting [Published Henderson Dispatch - 7 hours ago]
Weekend Review: EPA Smoking Gun [Published The Patriot Post - 7 hours ago]
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EPA U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth We... [Published EnviroLib - 13 hours ago]
Release Date: 04/18/2014Contact Information: EPA HQ Press Office, press@epa.gov WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is taking to the road to ask Americans to act on climate ...
State Department providing more time for agency... [Published Green Car Congress - 15 hours ago]
On Friday, the US State Department notified the eight federal agencies involved in the process (the Departments of Defense, Justice, Interior, Commerce, Transportation, Energy, Homeland Security, and the Environmental Protection Agency) that it will ...
Grassley skeptical of methane reduction plan’s ... [Published E2-Wire - 16 hours ago]
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday with questions about how the Obama administration’s methane-reduction efforts would impact dairy farms.Grassley’s questions came weeks after the... ...
EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Are... [Published EnviroLib - 20 hours ago]
Release Date: 04/18/2014Contact Information: Jennah Durant or Joe Hubbard, 214 665-2200 or R6Press@epa.gov DALLAS – (April 18, 2014) This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant ...
Obama makes a push for solar power [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 20 hours ago]
The White House threw a solar party on Thursday, and the streamers and ticker tape came in the form of millions of dollars of new support for solar projects.  The Hill reports : The Obama administration on Thursday announced a $15 million program ...
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The Gaffe of the Year [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
Environment and industry "two sides of the same... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 06 2014]
EPA rules mean no new coal plants: Duke Energy CEO [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 06 2014]
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EPA Names Brandywine Realty Trust 2014 ENERGY S... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
Marrone Bio Innovations Submits Biofumigant for... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
EPA RECOGNIZES ENERGYCAP, INC. WITH 2014 NATION... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 03 2014]
EPA Recognizes Transwestern with 2014 ENERGY ST... [Published Financial Services - Apr 03 2014]
Tauriga Sciences Inc. Launches $1,700,000 USD C... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 26 2014]
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