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Dem senator puts hold on Trump nominees over offshore drilling plan

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) is blocking quick confirmation of [...]

08:45 am, Jan 18, 2018

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Trump may keep national parks, monuments open without staff if government shuts down: report

The Trump administration is reportedly weighing a plan to keep national [...]

07:48 am, Jan 18, 2018

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Europe’s microwave ovens emit nearly as much CO2 as 7m cars

The biggest impact comes from electricity used to power the [...]

05:28 am, Jan 18, 2018

Air Pollution News

Residents want answers on Coakley landfill lobbyist

Several city residents and Seacoast elected officials peppered the City [...]

05:22 am, Jan 18, 2018

Air Pollution News

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance [...]

11:04 am, Jan 11, 2018

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

EPA Schedules Three Listening Sessions on Proposed Repeal of Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the dates [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Air Feed

EPA provides $485,000 to improve water infrastructure in Bartlett, Illinois

CHICAGO − (January 11, 2018) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Water Feed

Fuel Economy Reaches New Record, Manufacturers Meet Greenhouse Gas Standards, EPA Reports Show

Today, EPA issued two annual reports that provide information on [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Air Feed

EPA Completes Reviews of 14 New England Site Cleanups during FY’ 2017

Boston – EPA has completed comprehensive reviews of site cleanups [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Waste Feed

EPA orders further assessment work at Wolverine tannery, landfill in Rockford, Michigan

CHICAGO (January 10, 2018) − Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

U.S. EPA awards $2.1 million to protect, restore California wetlands and streams

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Water Feed

ICYMI: THE DAILY STAR: Area officials laud Lopez's role in DEP negotiations

(New York, N.Y.) THE DAILY STAR By Cheryl Petersen January 4, 2018 [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 08, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

Federal regulators reject Rick Perry proposal to bail out coal and nuclear plants

Federal regulators have rejected a proposal from Energy Secretary Rick [...]

04:48 pm, Jan 08, 2018

EnvironmentTexas Org

How thousands of homes were built inside Houston reservoirs designed to flood (audio)

Last year saw the most destructive Atlantic hurricane season on [...]

12:01 am, Jan 06, 2018

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax [...]

10:27 am, Dec 19, 2017

EnvironmentTexas Org

Watch Out Almonds! Pecans Aim to Displace America’s Nut

This is a story of two nuts: the almond and [...]

10:39 am, Nov 11, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

Obama Rejected Keystone XL, But Crude Flows Through Southern Part of Project

President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers [...]

11:39 am, Nov 09, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

12/13 1:27 pm

Studies show that rice, wheat and other staples could lose proteins and minerals, putting more people at risk of hunger […]

12/13 1:27 pm

Seattle – The U.S. …Read Full Article Source: EPA Water Feed

12/13 1:27 pm

La EPA se une a las organizaciones no gubernamentales para ayudar a restaurar el servicio de agua de beber a […]

12/13 1:17 pm

Cowlitz County has appealed the hearing examiner’s decision to deny two key shoreline permits needed to build Millennium Bulk Terminals’ […]

12/13 1:17 pm

Environmental groups in Illinois are renewing their push to stop fracking in Illinois before it starts. …Read Full Article Source: […]

12/13 12:58 pm

State regulators approve a plan that could help sunset the region’s reliance on coal-fired energy. …Read Full Article Source: Air […]

12/13 12:58 pm

The North Carolina General Assembly is ramping up to its return to Raleigh Jan. 10, 2018, with plans to address […]

12/13 12:48 pm

Agricultural effluent and untreated wastewater being discharged into Lake Victoria are major contributors to the destruction of its fragile ecosystem. […]

12/13 12:48 pm

First responders have sued Arkema for alleged exposure to toxic fumes after tailers of organic peroxides ignited at the company’s […]

12/13 12:37 pm

Toyota Motor Corp. deepened a partnership with battery producer Panasonic Corp. as Asia’s biggest carmaker, which initially bet big on […]

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