US Environmental Protection Agency

Type: Organization
Name: US Environmental Protection Agency (U S Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, United States Environmental Protection Agency)
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 2 reports

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Should Support New EPA Coal Regulations Which Would Boost State's Gas Economy: Report

Some of the most stringent critics of President Obama’s plan to cut carbon emissions could see their states reap big economic benefits from the rules, a new study says.As the nation steadily curbs its appetite for coal-fired electricity – the largest ... [Published International Business Times - 21 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 3 reports

SAFEWAY : Planet: Driving Sustainability Across Safeway's Fleet of Trucks

SOURCE: Safeway Inc.DESCRIPTION:For Safeway Vice President of Transportation Tom Nartker , embedding sustainability into the company’s operations is more than a job. It’s a personal mission.Tom is responsible for setting and meeting fuel-efficiency goals ... [Published 4 Traders - 59 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Edeniq Customers to Benefit From EPA Ruling on Corn Kernel Fiber

VISALIA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Edeniq, Inc., a biorefining and cellulosic technology company, applauds the recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) publication that corn kernel fiber qualifies as a cellulosic feedstock under ... [Published EON Environment - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Demolition begins

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Demolition efforts began Wednesday on the 89 Mill St. property.Owned by Liberty Plant Maintenance Inc. of Texas, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will demolish the boiler house down to its foundation. The contents ... [Published Lockport Union-Sun & Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

EPA chief defends limits on carbon emissions

Published: Thursday, 7/24/2014GOP senators attack proposed pollution rulesBY TRACIE MAURIELLOBLOCK NEWS ALLIANCEWASHINGTON — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Wednesday defended administration efforts to reduce pollution during ... [Published Toledoblade.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 9 reports

EPA head defends CO2 rule at Senate hearing

Washington, 23 July (Argus) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy today defended her agency's plan for regulating CO2 emissions from power plants during her first congressional testimony since the proposal was issued last ... [Published Argus Media - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

EPA Awards $5 Million for Research on Climate Change and Tribal Health

Six groups and institutions will receive a total of about $5 million to study the health effects of climate change on tribes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on July 23.Grants for studying air quality will go to the University of Tulsa ... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Hearings and Rallies Next Week! Your Voice is Needed to Support Climate Action

Help us support the EPA - it's time to act on climate! (photo courtesy of Josh Lopez) Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first-ever national standard to clean up carbon pollution from power plants . Now the EPA is holding public ... [Published Daily Kos - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 5 reports

DuPont to pay $440,000 penalty for Tonawanda air pollution

DuPont will pay a $440,000 penalty as part of a consent decree approved by the U.S. District Court in Buffalo.The agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency focuses on the operations of DuPont's Yerkes Plant in the Town of Tonawanda, according ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 4 reports

EPA targets leaks at eastern NY landfill

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it has stepped up its technological battle against the culprits of leachate and contaminated water seeping from the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund landfill site in eastern New York state.After first ... [Published Solid Waste & Recycling - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 27 reports

EPA tweet outs agency as big fan of Kardashian game

click to enlargePlaying "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" is way more interesting than the Environmental Protection Agency, admits the Environmental Protection Agency.The Environmental Protection Agency may only be a C-list celebrity, but it suffered some A-grade ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

EPA Radiation Monitoring Back Up To Snuff: Inspector General

The Environmental Protection Agency has upgraded its RadNet system for detecting radioactive fallout, the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General reported today, two years after the inspector general criticized the agency for lapses in management and maintenance ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 22 2014]

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..." The EU and US agreed to continue "phasing out fossil fuel subsidies...promoting sustainable energy, energy efficiency and renewable energy, fighting deforestation, and mobilizing private and public finance" among other measures. (full text PDF)
..."Tons of chemicals and brine entered the waterway and killed off thousands fish," says Johnson of the Ohio Environmental Council. "There's no way the drinking water utility or anyone else could monitor those chemical and determine whether the levels were safe without knowing what they were. Even today, I don't think the public can be sure that the water is safe to drink."
"[The EPA is] really reaching into areas that Congress clearly didn't want the EPA to regulate. They did not intend to put EPA in the land use business" he said

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The Kim Kardashian Game Is So Good I Had to Sto... [Published Slate Magazine - 21 mins ago]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Should Support New EPA Co... [Published International Business Times - 21 mins ago]
Iowa Governor Accused Of Passing Up $1 Million ... [Published Think Progress - 22 mins ago]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Environmental ... [Published ITbriefing - 30 mins ago]
McConnell calls for amendments to outsourcing bill [Published The Hill - 32 mins ago]
Podesta to meet with Senate Dems on ethanol man... [Published The Hill - 32 mins ago]
First-Of-Its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Electric Ut... [Published Ceres News Feed - 36 mins ago]
Honoring our potato growers [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - 42 mins ago]
Bombs for Butterflies [Published Resilience - 46 mins ago]
Under Water: The EPA’s Struggle to Combat Pollu... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - 48 mins ago]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: EPA has gone too far with... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - 55 mins ago]
Halliburton Fracking Spill Mystery: What Chemic... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 56 mins ago]
EPA Issues “Nothing Burger” in Response to Whit... [Published Waste360 - 58 mins ago]
SAFEWAY : Planet: Driving Sustainability Across... [Published 4 Traders - 59 mins ago]
MEDIA ADVISORY: Regional leaders join with heal... [Published Reuters - 59 mins ago]
July 24, 2014: International Societies Form Ind... [Published ACHR News - 1 hour ago]
Environmental Considerations For School Constru... [Published JD Supra - 1 hour ago]
Planet: Driving Sustainability Across Safeway's... [Published BioSpace - 1 hour ago]
EPA In “Consideration Phase” Of Real-World Fuel... [Published The Truth About Cars - 1 hour ago]
ENERGY MATTERS: Supreme Court to Obama: Congres... [Published OA Online - 1 hour ago]
Proposed EPA Emissions Guidelines Choke Coal Co... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
FACTBOX-Proposed U.S. nuclear power reactors [Published CNBC - 1 hour ago]
Little separates GOP candidates for state House [Published Mohave Valley News - 1 hour ago]
Ohio hopes to settle seven-year workers comp su... [Published WKSU - 1 hour ago]
Liberated Energy, Inc. Breaks Into Major Auto D... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
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Iowa Governor Accused Of Passing Up $1 Million ... [Published Think Progress - 22 mins ago]
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R). CREDIT: AP Photo / Mark Humphrey Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power — and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry ...
First-Of-Its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Electric Ut... [Published Ceres News Feed - 36 mins ago]
As the U.S. EPA prepares for listening sessions on its Clean Power Plan for existing power plants, a new report from Ceres and Clean Edge ranks the nation’s largest electric utilities and their local subsidiaries on their renewable energy sales and energy ...
Halliburton Fracking Spill Mystery: What Chemic... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 56 mins ago]
On the morning of June 28, a fire broke out at a Halliburton fracking site in Monroe County, Ohio. As flames engulfed the area, trucks began exploding and thousands of gallons of toxic chemicals spilled into a tributary of the Ohio River, which supplies ...
Court Upholds EPA Coal Mining Permitting Policies [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 2 hours ago]
Court Upholds EPA Coal Mining Permitting Policies By Enerknol Research A federal appeals court has ruled that the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers acted within their statutory authority in adopting coal mining permitting policies to address water ...
Wonkbook — The latest risk in the migrant crisi... [Published Ezra Klein - 2 hours ago]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
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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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