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Hundreds of coal industry workers and supporters gathered Tuesday in front of the U.S. Capitol as a parade of coal-state lawmakers assailed the Obama administration as waging a war on coal with new environmental rules. Last month, the Environmental
Even with a half-million federal workers on furlough, Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee say there's a bright side to the government shutdown. GOP committee staff on Tuesday published a blog post listing the Top Ten
The Clean Air Act says EPA must set standards for ozone and other pollutants and periodically review existing standards, to determine whether they are adequately protecting public health, or need to be tightened further. In 1997, the agency reduced
President Obama's first term, the number of times the agency has rejected state proposals or taken over state programs has skyrocketed. "The agency has expanded its own prerogatives, at the expense of the states' rightful authority," the report said.
President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has moved one step closer to getting the job, but it came without Republican support. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Thursday voted 10-8, along party
President Obama set off a guessing game this week as to what he intended with his inaugural promise to double down on climate change...California Democrat Barbara Boxer, the Senate's climate guru, was happy to fill in the gory details. The president'
Is it the climate change of the 11,500 years since the last ice age? Or is it the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms to which Obama referred? If it is the latter, does anyone actually believe that
It's been a somewhat tough slog for the ethanol crew lately, but the federal government, in the form of the overzealous Environmental Protection Agency, is on the case. Makers of the corn-based product have been struggling with a combination of
Office of Inspector General completes its investigation, as EPA's failures could have direct bearing on the science underpinning those revisions. Not surprisingly, EPA pushed ahead, sacrificing sound science and transparency for its agenda of
Fewer than 1 in 5 Americans has any use for cigarettes nowadays, but here's why the Obama Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) has made smoking important to us all. The EPA plans to issue in mid-December more stringent air-pollution standards for