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National parks cautiously brace for long weekend amid shutdown

National parks across the country are cautiously bracing for the three-day [...]

11:15 am, Jan 19, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Judge blames uninsulated power conductors for deadly California wildfires

A federal judge in California says that uninsulated power conductors owned [...]

08:44 am, Jan 19, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater

The Fayette Power Project Plant, a coal-fired power plant near [...]

12:44 pm, Jan 17, 2019

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

EPA Releases Proposal to Revise MATS Supplemental Cost Finding and “Risk and Technology Review”

WASHINGTON  — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 27, 2018

EPA Air Feed

Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

(New York, N.Y.) – This week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 19, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

DALLAS – (Dec. 19, 2018) Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 18, 2018

EPA Texas Feed

Stericycle settles with EPA, pays penalty for violations of hazardous waste law

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement of [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 17, 2018

EPA Waste Feed

After hazards were exposed, Philadelphia school district launches massive summer cleanup

A month after the “Toxic City: Sick Schools” investigation found [...]

09:30 am, Jun 21, 2018

Air Pollution News

Global warming, now brought to you by your local TV weathercaster

Local weathercasters have become one of the primary conduits for [...]

09:21 am, Jun 21, 2018

Air Pollution News

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

01/18 10:37 am

A teenage diver reportedly discovered over 50,000 golf balls, which can emit toxic chemicals as they degrade, off the coast […]

01/18 9:57 am

Three environmental groups are filing formal objections against the Trump administration’s decision to keep processing permits and taking other actions […]

01/17 11:07 pm

That means it’s coming from Lake Travis. However, the city is now in the final stages of getting permitted from […]

01/17 8:07 pm

A 2016 federal law allows states to develop their own coal ash regulations. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) […]

01/17 6:38 pm

HOUSE DEM TO OFFER MEASURE BACKING PARIS CLIMATE DEAL: A House Democrat is working with his colleagues to introduce a […]

01/17 6:38 pm

29, when the Texas Commission … WASHINGTON (AP … to pay a $950,000 penalty to the federal government for allegations […]

01/17 5:17 pm

TCEQ spokesman Andrew Keese said the agency does not know when it will finish its coal-ash regulations. He declined to […]

01/17 3:17 pm

The proposal has since been removed from the website of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), albeit with a […]

01/17 3:07 pm

TCEQ noted that the company has removed more than 440,000 pounds of debris and plastic pellets from Lavaca Bay and […]

01/17 1:47 pm

A House Democrat is working with his colleagues to introduce a nonbinding measure to support the Paris climate change agreement.Rep. […]

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