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Environmental Protection Agency
Latest Environmental Protection Agency Items
Though President Obama has repeatedly urged that science guide environmental decisions, regulators inside the Environmental Protection Agency secretly worked with tribal and environmental activists to preempt a full review of an Alaskan mine and veto the project before the owners' permits could be considered, internal memos show.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is planning to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for what he calls a lack of consideration for the state's regional haze plan.
Pebble Partnership, the company in charge of jumpstarting a massive gold, mineral and copper mining operation in Alaska, says the Environmental Protection Agency has not only set them in its sights -- it has basically pulled the trigger.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy personally intervened to delay an inspector general's investigation into the agency's homeland security division, records show.
In a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power plants they can't control.
Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.
Bureaucrats love hearings and they love complexity. Hearings let bureaucrats exercise authority, expand discretion and impose costs on others, while pleading it's all in the name of good process. And complexity obfuscates what the agency is doing, encouraging public apathy. No agency has mastered these lessons better than EPA.
Maranatha Faith Center Pastor Steve Jamison sees the $5.15 billion settlement from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as a major turning point in the 15-year fight his East Columbus church has led to remediate the contamination from the former Kerr-McGee site and protect the safety of those who live near it.