Skip to content

Environmental Protection Agency

Latest Stories

epa-climate-rulesjpeg-04038_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

epa-climate-rulesjpeg-04038_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy was aware as far back as 2009 that one of her employees claimed to be working for the CIA while still collecting his EPA paycheck, according to the deposition of John C. Beale. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

EPA Climate Rules.JPEG-04038.jpg

EPA Climate Rules.JPEG-04038.jpg

New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy was aware as far back as 2009 that one of her employees claimed to be working for the CIA while still collecting his EPA paycheck, according to the deposition of John C. Beale. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

2_12102013_ap1110050501798201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_12102013_ap1110050501798201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer noted during arguments Tuesday the fact the Environmental Protection Agency has been granted by courts wide latitude in how it interprets the Clean Air Act. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

12102013_ap1110050501798201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

12102013_ap1110050501798201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer noted during arguments Tuesday the fact the Environmental Protection Agency has been granted by courts wide latitude in how it interprets the Clean Air Act. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

12102013_ap1110050501798201.jpg

12102013_ap1110050501798201.jpg

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer noted during arguments Tuesday the fact the Environmental Protection Agency has been granted by courts wide latitude in how it interprets the Clean Air Act. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

4_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

4_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The Supreme Court, shown Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, has agreed to consider whether the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority in developing rules aimed at cutting emissions of six heat-trapping gases from factories and power plants. The justices said Tuesday they will review a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld the government's unprecedented regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

117_2013_ap11031601195588201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

117_2013_ap11031601195588201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

"EPA seems to be going out of its way during its listening tour to avoid those states that rely on coal the most for electricity," said Rep. Ed Whitfield, of Kentucky. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

117_2013_ap11031601195588201.jpg

117_2013_ap11031601195588201.jpg

"EPA seems to be going out of its way during its listening tour to avoid those states that rely on coal the most for electricity," said Rep. Ed Whitfield, of Kentucky. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

3_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

3_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The Supreme Court, shown Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, has agreed to consider whether the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority in developing rules aimed at cutting emissions of six heat-trapping gases from factories and power plants. The justices said Tuesday they will review a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld the government's unprecedented regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

2_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_supreme-court-greenhouse-gasesjpeg-0568b_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The Supreme Court, shown Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, has agreed to consider whether the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority in developing rules aimed at cutting emissions of six heat-trapping gases from factories and power plants. The justices said Tuesday they will review a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld the government's unprecedented regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

shutdown-government-r_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

shutdown-government-r_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left) greets Environmental Protection Agency workers with muffins as they return to work at the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, after a 16-day partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Shutdown Government R_Lea.jpg

Shutdown Government R_Lea.jpg

Vice President Joseph R. Biden (left) greets Environmental Protection Agency workers with muffins as they return to work at the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, after a 16-day partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)