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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Air quality monitor near I-5 in Anaheim finds higher pollution level

    Air quality monitor near I-5 in Anaheim finds higher pollution level
    The first permanent air quality monitor near a Southern California freeway has detected elevated pollution levels, a finding that will increase pressure on state and local officials to address health risks facing nearly 1 million people in the region...
  • EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions

    EPA unveils sweeping rules to cut carbon emissions
    The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy. The Environmental...
  • Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?

    Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?
    Super Bowl Sunday was a quiet day for wildlife disease expert Mourad Gabriel. He and his wife, Greta Wengert, an ecologist, planned to watch the game, then peel off to do some work. Their house, on the crest of a wooded knoll near the Northern...
  • New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030

    New EPA rule seeks to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030
    The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from existing power plants 30% by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has ever taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday. Seen as the...
  • Baltimore AmeriCorps program gets $200K EPA job-training grant

    Baltimore AmeriCorps program gets $200K EPA job-training grant
    A Baltimore nonprofit AmeriCorps program will receive $200,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant money to train 72 city residents for careers in environmental cleanup work. The nonprofit, Civic Works, was one of 18 groups nationwide that...
  • EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods

    EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods
    Oil refineries would be required to cut emissions and begin monitoring levels of toxic air pollutants at their fence lines with neighboring communities under standards proposed Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The rules would...
  • Trains and crude oil are too often an accident waiting to happen

    The fiery derailment in Virginia recently of a train transporting oil was the latest in a series of alarming accidents involving oil transport in North America in the last year. In 2013, more oil spilled from U.S. trains than in the previous four...
  • Carbon rules can work [Editorial]

    Carbon rules can work  [Editorial]
    Brace yourselves. President Barack Obama is expected to announce today new EPA rules to reduce carbon emissions from the nation's power plants by 20 percent and to force more polluters to participate in cap-and-trade programs. The inflammatory rhetoric...
  • New EPA rule would seek to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030

    New EPA rule would seek to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030
    The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday....
  • Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change

    Few companies are potentially more vulnerable to climate change than the world's biggest food and beverage brands. Droughts are diminishing agricultural yields, and severe cold snaps like the one that crippled parts of the U.S. this year resulted in...
  • 2014 Porsche Cayman S earns its pedigree

    2014 Porsche Cayman S earns its pedigree
    Introduced in 2006, the Porsche Cayman has filled a void between the entry-level Boxster convertible and the brand-defining 911 performance car. Model year 2014 is the Cayman’s first full redesign and though they still share the same architecture, a...