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3 hrs ago | Free Republic
There appears to be a flourishing culture of financial misconduct at the Environmental Protection Agency .
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7 hrs ago | KNDU
The Daily Herald reports the city has more than 1,000 places where gas stations, dry cleaners, auto repair shops or other small industries operated in the years before strict environmental rules.
12 hrs ago | The News Journal
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to haul away hazardous waste in part of a riverside landfill adjacent to the Gov. Bacon Health Center south of Delaware City, after decades of see-saw talks about risks and growing concern over erosion.
16 hrs ago | Daily Kos
This week, we got some disappointing news - a judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers isn't responsible for considering the health effects of coal pollution when it issues permits to fill valleys with rubble from mountaintop-removal coal mines.
With federal cleanup essentially complete, the bankrupt Reef Environmental may be ordered to maintain its former waste treatment facility.
Lawyers for the Mesabi Nugget iron processing plant near Hoyt Lakes have moved to protect the company's variance from Minnesota's water quality standards.
Power producers' coal ash disposal ponds like the one that leaked toxic sludge into a North Carolina river in February may soon become a thing of the past.
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has ended its government contract ban against British Petroleum after the company agreed to new safety standards.
Billions of gallons of oil move through Washington's waters and lands every year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of $1 million and $250,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to the cities of Milwaukee and Racine, Wis., respectively, to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan.
The U.S. government lifted a ban on Thursday that excluded BP from new federal contracts, after the British oil major filed a lawsuit saying it was being unfairly penalized for its 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.
The oil company behind the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history can once again perform work for the federal government.
PacifiCorp's Jim Bridger coal-fired facility in Wyoming is the utility's largest power plant, and has undergone expensive upgrades to meet stricter air pollution rules.
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed method to reset biofuel requirements annually based on expected use implies different mechanics for the Renewable Fuel Standard in the future.
A lawsuit has been filed by the non-profit American Tradition Institute Environmental Law Centre against the Environmental Protection Agency in Virginia, alleging that the agency carried out Nazi-style experiments on patients without informing them of the "considerable" health risks.
The settlements were announced Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan.