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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Supreme Court power plant ruling panned in New England

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision against a federal crackdown on emissions from coal-fired power plants got bad reviews Monday in New England, where westerly winds sweep in pollution from many out-of-state plants. But several government officials and...
  • New York formalizes ban on fracking, ending 7-year review

    New York formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas on Monday, concluding a seven-year environmental and health review that drew a record number of public comments. "After years of exhaustive research and examination of the...
  • Supreme Court quashes clean air rule, says cost must be considered

    WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must take cost into account when deciding whether to regulate mercury and other toxins emitted from coal-burning power plants. In a case that pit states against...
  • Beaches to face closer monitoring for bacteria, health risks

    State health officials are working with scientists to study which environmental factors affect bacterial growth that can pose health risks for swimmers along state beaches. The state's Peninsula Health District will partner with the Virginia Institute of...
  • 13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

    Thirteen states led by North Dakota filed a lawsuit Monday challenging an Obama administration rule that gives federal agencies authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne...
  • Clean air gets scrubbed

    Clean air gets scrubbed
    What is the value of being able to eat fish? What price should be put on birth defects that show up in a human fetus? What about the cost of people dying much earlier than they should have if not for an encounter with a toxic chemical? To paraphrase...
  • Decisions in last 3 Supreme Court cases expected Monday

    The Supreme Court is meeting for the final time until the fall to decide three remaining cases and add some new ones for the term that starts in October. The court decided its two blockbuster cases last week by declaring the right of same-sex couples...
  • Michigan utilities work to comply with air pollution rule

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance. The case against the U.S. Environmental...
  • EPA investigating source of contaminated Kokomo groundwater

    Officials with the federal Environmental Protection Agency have begun investigating the source of a potentially toxic chemical that's been leaking into Kokomo's groundwater. Tests done since 2007 have shown levels of vinyl chloride at four municipal...
  • Plan to restore Bubbly Creek stalls amid contamination concerns

    Plan to restore Bubbly Creek stalls amid contamination concerns
    Plans for a $15.4 million restoration of notorious Bubbly Creek on Chicago's South Side have stalled while the Environmental Protection Agency determines the extent of water and sediment contamination in the area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had...
  • Governors urge EPA to keep renewable fuel standards intact

    A plan to reduce the amount of renewable fuels required in the U.S. gasoline supply drew heated condemnation of the petroleum industry Thursday from two governors who said health of the ethanol industry is vital to their states' economy. Hundreds of...