Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Michigan International Speedway is increasing its “green” efforts through a new partnership with Consumers Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Great Lakes research, restoration, conservation and the lakes’ economic impact highlighted discussions today at a symposium sponsored by Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research.
A lawsuit seeks tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.
“Restoring these waterways is not only important for improving the water that we all depend on, but for spurring economic growth and creating recreational opportunities in these communities as well,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
Government regulators can try to halt construction projects at power plants if they think the companies didn’t properly calculate whether the changes would increase air pollution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, marking the latest twist in a decades-long fight over the Clean Air Act.
A federal appeals court says government regulators can take action when they fear a power company construction project might significantly increase air pollution, without waiting to see if they were right.