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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • A healthier way to fly

    A healthier way to fly
    Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took the first step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. The rule-making process will take months if not years, but the lingering question is, how will the proposed regulations fit...
  • EPA report cites benefits of limiting emissions, climate change

    EPA report cites benefits of limiting emissions, climate change
    Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change could prevent tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions in economic losses in the United States, according to a new study by the Environmental Protection Agency. The report,...
  • White House: Action needed now to slow climate change

    White House: Action needed now to slow climate change
    Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a report released Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. The report...
  • Huge undertaking, dredging of Hudson for PCBs, nears its end

    Long after the last barge dredging toxins from the bottom of the upper Hudson River moves on, scientists will track the slow fade in contamination levels. General Electric Co. expects this year to finish removing some 2.7 million cubic yards of...
  • EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

    EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks
    The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. The Environmental Protection...
  • As president, Bush would face entanglements from board roles

    Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen companies, could trigger complications for him if he wins the White House. Companies that paid Bush as a board member or adviser regularly...
  • EPA proposes huge carbon emission cuts for heavy trucks

    Federal regulators are proposing that manufacturers of medium and heavy-duty trucks reduce carbon emissions by 1 billion metric tons and cut fuel costs by about $170 billion by next decade. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National...
  • Cleaning up the Bay

    Cleaning up the Bay
    I was pleased to read that the EPA finds Maryland is making progress toward our clean water goals for the Chesapeake Bay and that we're on course to reduce phosphorus pollution ("EPA finds Maryland mostly on track in Bay cleanup, but Pennsylvania...
  • GOP-run Senate panel takes on Obama environmental rules

    Republicans controlling a powerful Senate committee moved Thursday to block Obama administration initiatives to curb global warming, issue new clean water rules and regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land. The vote by the Senate Appropriations...
  • Clean Water Rule benefits the Chesapeake Bay

    Clean Water Rule benefits the Chesapeake Bay
    Virginia conservation groups are applauding a new federal rule that clarifies protections for upland streams and wetlands across the country, including more than half the streams in Virginia. The Clean Water Rule was formalized last week by the U.S....
  • Oil spill cleanup accelerates on Santa Barbara County coast

    Oil spill cleanup accelerates on Santa Barbara County coast
    Crews are working around the clock to clean up the site of an oil spill in Santa Barbara County that has sent tens of thousands of crude into the Pacific Ocean and left even more saturating the soil. Michelle Rogow, an on-scene coordinator for the U.S....