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Topic - Gina Mccarthy
EPA chief Gina McCarthy issued a strong defense of controversial proposed new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants, telling a packed Senate hearing Wednesday the agency talked to all sides in the debate before issuing its draft recommendations.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told members of Congress at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday that she has never tried to obstruct oversight of her agency.
A pro-business watchdog group sued the National Security Agency on Monday, demanding that the spy agency turn over metadata logs for some phones registered to top EPA officials in a pioneering legal maneuver that seeks to use the government's own secret data to check up on other agencies.
The Obama administration's proposed regulations for power plants would give a big boost to nuclear power as the industry faces an uncertain future with increasing retirements and declining prospects for dozens of aging reactors.
In the first stop on a three-city Western tour, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday touted a Salt Lake City initiative that encourages businesses to be more energy efficient.
The head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency is visiting a Florida classroom to raise awareness about asthma.
Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposal to require new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon-capture technology.
A unit run by President Barack Obama's political staff inside the Environmental Protection Agency operates illegally as a "rogue law enforcement agency" that has blocked independent investigations by the EPA's inspector general for years, a top investigator told Congress.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy personally intervened to delay an inspector general's investigation into the agency's homeland security division, records show.
The heads of the U.S. Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency toured Memphis on Friday to review results of federal investments aimed at improving housing and transportation options, protecting the environment and building stronger regional economies.
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, called climate change the biggest health issue facing the United States and that states and the private sector need to step up and take speedier steps to develop alternative energy sources.
Federal agencies Tuesday asserted regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands in an effort to clarify which are shielded from development under the Clean Water Act, an issue that remains in dispute even after two U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
An Ohio-based coal operator is suing the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that the agency has failed to comply with the Clean Air Act's requirement to evaluate the potential impact of its regulatory actions on employment.
President Barack Obama's 2015 budget requests the least spending yet on a Great Lakes cleanup program his administration has championed, but an official said Tuesday the cutback does not signal eroding support for the cause.
"We believe that today is marking a large and important step in EPA's effort to protect public health," said the agency's top air pollution official, Gina McCarthy.
McCarthy, the EPA administrator, said she was glad her visit gave her a chance to observe "intended and unintended consequences" of EPA actions.