US Environmental Protection Agency

Type: Organization
Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 2 reports

EPA says cutting coal use might save lives

While opponents say the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to reduce carbon emissions will cost jobs and bring higher electric bills, supporters of the proposal note beneficial health effects.The EPA is holding hearings in Atlanta and three other ... [Published OnlineAthens - 43 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

FERC Commissioners: Clean Power Plan Doesn't Spell Doom for Grid Reliability

Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York All five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) agreed yesterday that acting on climate change is critical and none of them offered any indication ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 24 reports

Pete Maysmith’s Testimony at EPA Hearings

Conservation Colorado’s Executive Director Pete Maysmith’s Testimony at EPA’s Clean Power Plan HearingsAs delivered:Good afternoon.  Thank you for the opportunity to comment on this critical effort to tackle carbon pollution. My name is Pete Maysmith. ... [Published Colorado Environmental Coalition - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

EPA Considering Steps to Cut Methane Emissions From Oil & Gas Facilities, an Industrial Info News Alert

Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources -- The Oil & Gas Industry is keeping a close eye on an important summer project under way at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . The agency is ... ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings

Gov. Tom Corbett is expected in Pittsburgh at a rally of coal industry supporters who oppose stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations for coal-fired power plants. ... [Published TVNewsCheck - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

MPCA backs Mesabi Nugget

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has weighed in with Mesabi Nugget over a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency on a water quality issue.What the issue comes down to is an odd decision by the EPA to rule against something it ... [Published Mesabi Daily News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 14 reports

Climate change could cost billions, according to White House

According to President Barack Obama, "Climate change is no longer a distant threat. It has moved firmly into the present." (Via ) has long warned against inaction on climate change.But a report out Tuesday puts a whopping price tag on it: about $150 billion ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 16 reports

EPA Should Address Emerging Risks From Fracking: GAO

Bloomberg BNA — The Environmental Protection Agency should review emerging risks related to safeguards for hydraulic fracturing wells used for oil and gas production, according to a report released July 28 by the Government Accountability Office.Overall, ... [Published Bloomberg - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

NARUC Summer Meeting Highlights Clean Power Plan, Changing Utilities

The Official CTBTO FlickrThe annual summer meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is a meeting of the minds like no other. Utility companies, regulators, staff, advocates, and trade press from around the country ... [Published Environmental Defense - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 25 reports

Hearings begin in four cities for proposed EPA clean power plan

Three of the four hearings for the proposed U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan beginning Tuesday July 29, 2014, are fully booked, the Environmental Protection Agency announced on its website . The three hearing sites for oral comments are located in Denver, Atlanta ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 7 reports

Natural Gas Is Not Going to Save the World

This story first appeared on theAlbert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with the same thinking that led to it. Yet this is precisely what we are now trying to do with climate change policy. The Obama administration, the ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

EPA didn't play hardball on Navajo plant

"Fixing" the 2,250-megawatt Navajo Generating Station power plant near Page always was more complicated than it appeared.Shutting the NGS down, or immediately requiring pollution controls so costly they would have the same effect, would have a sweeping ... [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 29 2014]

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O n Monday, a couple of Alabama officials opened a public meeting with a religious prayer — for the coal industry. "I hope all the citizens of Alabama will be in prayer that the right thing will be done" an official said , referring to the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate rule to cut carbon emissions from power plants
"This is a huge honor, and we are proud to be recognized by the U S Environmental Protection Agency,” Mayor Mike Rawlings said. “Using green power helps our city become more sustainable, while also sending a message that supporting clean sources of energy is a sound business decision and an important choice in reducing climate risk.”"
PFPI attorney and the lead author on the report Kelly Bitov said: "Advertising of biomass as producing little or no pollution could mislead consumers into thinking that when they join a green power program selling biomass power, they're helping to reduce emissions and address the threat of climate change."
"If you are using your iPhone, iPad, Siri or downloading a song, you don't have to worry if you are contributing to the climate change problem in the world because Apple has already thought about that for you. We've taken care of that. We're using clean energy" she said

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Peabody Energy takes issue with EPA carbon emis... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 16 mins ago]
People Are Literally Praying For Coal [Published The New Republic Online - 17 mins ago]
EPA recognizes Dallas for being among nation’s ... [Published Dallas Weekly - 20 mins ago]
Policy group urges FTC to investigate misleadin... [Published Clean Technology Business Review - 25 mins ago]
Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearin... [Published WTAE.com - 35 mins ago]
Sutherland Expands Environmental Practice with ... [Published The CW11 - 35 mins ago]
iPhone 6 sapphire screens to be made with solar... [Published The Hindu - 36 mins ago]
New utility means $48 fee for taxpayers [Published Berkeley Independent - 38 mins ago]
EPA says cutting coal use might save lives [Published OnlineAthens - 43 mins ago]
Efforts to control lead contamination from Asar... [Published Helena Independent - 51 mins ago]
Editorial: A pipeline's purpose [Published Gainesville Sun - 52 mins ago]
Shock U.S. Senate Report: Left-Wing 'Billionair... [Published Breitbart Feed - 52 mins ago]
Failure to cut carbon emissions to cost the U.S... [Published Mining.com - 1 hour ago]
WFM, D, VLO Top 10 Hot Stocks to Watch Today [Published Money Morning - 1 hour ago]
FERC Commissioners: Clean Power Plan Doesn't Sp... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 1 hour ago]
Whistling Dixie (Drain) [Published Boise Weekly - 1 hour ago]
Braley, Ernst spar over Renewable Fuels Standard [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - 1 hour ago]
Obama Goes on the Offensive [Published US News & World Report - 1 hour ago]
Group addressing chemicals [Published Brunswick News - 2 hours ago]
Pete Maysmith’s Testimony at EPA Hearings [Published Colorado Environmental Coalition - 2 hours ago]
EPA Considering Steps to Cut Methane Emissions ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
EPA Considering Steps to Cut Methane Emissions ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 2 hours ago]
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Are Chemical Flame Retardants Doing More Harm T... [Published Triple Pundit - 2 hours ago]
Poor Air Quality May Be Slowing Your Employees ... [Published Triple Pundit - 2 hours ago]
Report: States Fighting EPA Carbon Rules Will A... [Published Triple Pundit - 2 hours ago]
Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Impetus for... [Published The Morning Consult - 3 hours ago]
WNCN.com - NC Congressmen call for EPA to take ... [Published Congressman David Price - 3 hours ago]
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Shock U.S. Senate Report: Left-Wing 'Billionair... [Published Breitbart Feed - 52 mins ago]
"There aren’t a lot of functioning democracies around the world that work this way where you can basically have millionaires and billionaires bankrolling whoever they want, however they want, in some cases undisclosed. What it means is ordinary Americans ...
FERC Commissioners: Clean Power Plan Doesn't Sp... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 1 hour ago]
Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York All five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) agreed yesterday that acting on climate change is critical and none of them offered any indication ...
EPA Considering Steps to Cut Methane Emissions ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 2 hours ago]
SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2014) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Oil & Gas Industry is keeping a close eye on an important summer project under way at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...
'Green News Report' - July 29, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - 14 hours ago]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration approves sonic cannons for offshore oil exploration off the East Coast; Tornadoes in Boston? Bizarre extreme weather across the U.S.; Colorado judge strikes down local fracking ...
EPA's Denver hearing on the Clean Power Plan: M... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 17 hours ago]
Noah Long, Legal Director, Western Energy Project, Energy & Transportation Program, San Francisco This morning I attended the sold-out EPA hearing in Denver on the proposed Clean Power Plan. From what I saw, most of the crowd and speakers were overwhelmingly ...
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The Efficiency Experts [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 05 2014]
The Real Cost to GOP Obstructionism [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 03 2014]
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 Approves Zequanox(R) for Invasive Mussel Co... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 08 2014]
CB&I Awarded Sixth Consecutive EPA Operations S... [Published Financial Services - Jul 02 2014]
Cardno Secures $5.38 Million In FY2014 US EPA B... [Published Financial Services - Jun 26 2014]
Cardno Secures $3.6 Million In FY2014 US EPA Br... [Published Financial Services - Jun 26 2014]
Supreme Court GHG Decision Places Appropriate L... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 23 2014]
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