US Environmental Protection Agency

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Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
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More Toxic Breed Of GE Crops Get Approved

MON, DOWThere currently 2 major categories of GE (genetically engineered) seeds that account for 99% of all acreage dedicated to GE crops in the US:Those engineered to withstand high amounts of herbicide, such as Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON)Roundup-Ready varieties ... [Published Live Trading News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

"We’re fighting for 18 million people living in the greater Los Angeles region forced to breathe this dirty air."

For decades, Los Angeles area residents have been forced to breathe filthy air.  Although progress has been made since the 1960’s and 1970’s, the air remains unsafe.In the American Lung Association’s recent State of the Air Report , the Los Angeles region ... [Published Earth Justice - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Liberia voices Ebola burial concern

(Special for CAFS) Liberia voices Ebola burial concernContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MONROVIA, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Liberia's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday expressed grave concern over the Johnsonville Township Ebola burial site, located ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Texas Gets The EPA Approval It Never Wanted

By: Dave Fehling , October 31st, 2014 03:50 PMNew federal regulations are aimed at reducing greenhouse gas pollution. Photo by Dave FehlingThe State of Texas lost one of its key battles against the federal Environmental Protection Agency today. The EPA ... [Published Houston Public Media - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Defending Coal Takes Courage: Grimes Must Ignore Climate Change Political Correctness

4366694Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes claims that, if elected, she will stand up for Kentucky’s coal sector in opposition to the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is presumably why the United ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

ND officials say EPA's proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is 'unworkable'

BISMARCK – State government leaders said they are finalizing comments urging two federal agencies to withdraw a proposed rule that Gov. Jack Dalrymple said would “drastically expand” federal authority over North Dakota waters.The proposed “Waters of the ... [Published Prairie Business - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

EPA's Clean Power Plan encourages expansion of fracking

Recently, Republican Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) began an inquiry into whether the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) had unlawful participation in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule-makings, including the ... [Published The Hill - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Jackson GS '86 to lead new EPA emission regulation efforts

Lisa Jackson GS '86, the first African-American Environmental Protection Agency administrator, is leading the EPA's first steps to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Obama administration's agenda to combat climate change. The EPA has announced ... [Published - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 3 reports

New Pompton Lake Dredging Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta.Areas of ... [Published Dredging Today - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 7 reports

Upper Hudson soil dredging removes nearly twice its goal

The multi-year effort to dredge toxic mud from the upper Hudson River is on pace to be finished next year, after good weather over the past six months allowed workers to haul out almost twice their goal, officials said Thursday.The removal of 2.5 million ... [Published North - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 4 reports

Two Michigan toxic hotspots removed from EPA areas of concern list

View of Deer Lake from County Road 573 White Lake Causeway after restoration shows healthy wildlife and new recreational apportunities. MICHIGAN -The United State Environmental Protection Agency announced the removal of two toxic hotspots in Michi ... [Published Fox28 WSJV - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 4 reports

Revitalization of the San Antonio River

Thursday 30th October, 2014The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community.... ... [Published - Oct 30 2014]


"We're going to have to do more sampling and that's expensive, so we're going to have to find more money" said Cousins
Scientific Officer Martin Doyle said: "Halloween is a fun time of year for everyone but it should not be used as an excuse to burn waste. To keep air clean in Dublin the EPA is asking people not to use bonfires to dispose of household or hazardous waste."
"A similar failure at mines proposed near the Unuk, Stikine and Taku rivers would be devastating to fish stocks which Alaska commercial and recreational fishermen depend on" Begich wrote on August 6, asking Kerry to press his Canadian counterparts for both a thorough investigation of the disaster and a stronger environmental...
"We’re fighting for 18 million people living in the greater Los Angeles region forced to breathe this dirty air."

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