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Senate committee advances bipartisan bill to phase out PFAS in military

The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services today announced legislation [...]

06:24 pm, May 23, 2019

EnvironmentTexas Org

Castro swears off donations from oil, gas, coal executives

Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro on Thursday declared he will [...]

04:59 pm, May 23, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

2019 Marks 25 Years of the UV Index, Yet Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in the United States

WASHINGTON (May 23, 2019) — The American Cancer Society estimates [...]

11:00 pm, May 22, 2019

EPA Air Feed

EPA Awards Texas and Louisiana Grants to Monitor Water Quality at Coastal Beaches

DALLAS – (May 23, 2019) As the nation heads into [...]

11:00 pm, May 22, 2019

EPA Texas Feed

Florida to Receive $419,000 from EPA for Beach Water Quality Monitoring

ATLANTA (May 23, 2019) — As the nation heads into [...]

11:00 pm, May 22, 2019

EPA Water Feed

Statement: Congress holds three hearings on PFAS contamination

Congress is holding three hearings today to address widespread drinking [...]

12:40 pm, May 22, 2019

EnvironmentTexas Org

EPA Approves State of Louisiana’s Plan to Meet Sulfur Dioxide Standards in St. Bernard Parish

DALLAS – (May 22, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, May 21, 2019

EPA Texas Feed

EPA and DOJ Proposed Settlement improves safety of Chelsea, Massachusetts facility dealing with dangerous chemicals

Chelsea, Mass. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today [...]

11:00 pm, May 21, 2019

EPA Enforcement Feed

U.S. EPA settles with Del Monte Fresh Produce for ammonia release and emergency response violations in Sanger, California

SANGER, Calif. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced [...]

11:00 pm, May 19, 2019

EPA Enforcement Feed

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

05/22 4:27 pm

Overnight Energy: National Park Service plans to pay full-time staff through entrance fees| Democrats grill Trump Interior chief for saying […]

05/22 4:27 pm

A number of oil-and-gas giants are taking part in an effort to encourage lawmakers to pass a national carbon tax, […]

05/22 4:27 pm

Three environmental groups plan to sue San Antonio’s Valero Energy Corp. in federal court for violating the federal Clean Air […]

05/22 4:17 pm

Chelsea, Mass. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a proposed settlement with Kayem Foods, Inc. to resolve […]

05/22 3:18 pm

Many of them are very minor, so most people are not aware of them. We are told by law enforcement […]

05/22 2:57 pm

Botswana, a country home to nearly one-third of the entire African elephant population, has reportedly lifted its ban on hunting. […]

05/22 2:57 pm

A key House committee on Wednesday advanced the 2020 budgets for the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

05/22 2:18 pm

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said Wednesday that any new infrastructure package should be designed to fight climate change.Amid hopes of […]

05/22 1:47 pm

The National Park Service (NPS) plans to pay the salaries of full-time staff from the money it collects from park […]

05/22 1:37 pm

Under a “citizen suit” provision in the federal Clean Air Act, private citizens affected by air emissions violations can file […]

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