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About Half of States Could Be Included In Next Sulfur Air Attainment Designations
March 20
Comments Show Split in State Support For EPA Proposal to Revise Ozone Standards
March 20
EPA Argues Kansas Emissions Plan Fails To Satisfy Air Act Good Neighbor Duties
March 20
EPA Defends Nonattainment Designations For 2010 Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard
March 20
Legality of EPA Ozone Proposal Questioned By Industry, Environmental Organizations
March 20
Revised Ozone Standard Would Be Delayed Under Bills Reintroduced in Senate, House
March 20
Wood Stove Manufacturers Seek Review Of EPA Emissions Standards for Heaters
March 20
EPA Sets More Stringent Air Toxics Rule For Off-Site Waste, Recovery Facilities
March 20
States Grant 165 Power Plants Extension To Comply With Mercury, Air Toxics Rules
March 20
Exide Technologies Settles With EPA, Indiana Over Air Violations at Muncie Lead Smelter
March 20
Ninth Circuit Upholds EPA Approval Of Offsets for California Power Plant
March 20
Federal Transportation Law Preempts Nuisance Suit Over Railroad Operations
March 20
Judge Denies Bid by New Hampshire Utility To Intervene in Sierra Club Power Plant Case
March 20
Power Plant Startup Rule Lawsuits Held In Abeyance Pending Supreme Court Decision
March 20
House Republican Budget Aims to Increase Oil, Gas Output, Rescind Clean Energy Funds
March 20
Resolution From House Republicans Targets Economic Impact of EPA Clean Power Plan
March 20
More Carbon Capture Projects Could Lose Funding as Recovery Act Deadline Looms
March 20
Republicans ‘Will Have to Change' Approach To Addressing Climate Change, Obama Says
March 20
SEC Splits Decision on Carbon Risk Proposals From Investors at Chevron, ExxonMobil
March 20
Carbon Allowances Reach Record Price Of $5.41 in Latest Auction, RGGI Says
March 20
Utah Company Required to Replace Fraudulent RINs as Part of Settlement
March 20
Portman Ads Attack Likely Opponent Over Support of Obama Coal Policies
March 20
Influential Role Seen for Pope Francis At 2015 Climate Negotiations in Paris
March 20
Support for Carbon Price Key to Paris Deal, Opposition Waning, World Bank's Kim Says
March 20
UN Formally Releases Draft Text With Hopes It Will Form Basis for Paris Agreement
March 20
EPA to Propose Emissions Standards For Medium-, Heavy-Duty Trucks in June
March 20
City in Texas to Go Fully Renewable, Lead Way in Ending Fossil Fuel Reliance
March 20
SolarCity Developing Microgrids, Could Threaten Utility Business Model
March 20
Subsidies Decreased Overall for Energy But Increased for Renewables, EIA Says
March 20
Oil Refiners Sue EPA Due to Delays Of Renewable Fuel Standard Volumes
March 20
Renewables Advocates Invite Candidates to Iowa
March 20
EPA Air Quality Grants Will Be Available To Implement Power Plant Carbon Rule
March 20
McConnell Calls on All U.S. Governors To Consider Ignoring EPA Power Plant Rule
March 20
Republican-Appointed Judges to Hear Arguments Over EPA's Clean Power Plan
March 20
Scholars Debate Constitutional Concerns Over Clean Power Plan at House Hearing
March 20
Funding Cuts Taking Toll on Superfund, Brownfields Programs, Stanislaus Testifies
March 20
San Diego, Port Authority Sue Monsanto To Finance Cleanup of PCBs in Bay
March 20
Interior Agency Threatened With Lawsuit; Federal Oversight of W.Va. Mines Sought
March 20
Numerous Groups Urge Forest Service, EPA, BLM to Assess Tailings Dams Threat
March 20
Stream Protection Rule Job Implications, Costs Questioned During Budget Hearing
March 20
House Members Will Visit Yucca Mountain, Shimkus Says; Nevada Senators Deride Effort
March 20
Dominion Coal Ash Pits in Southeast Virginia Leaking into River, Groundwater, Suit Claims
March 20
Utilities, States Back Draft Coal Ash Bill; Advocates See Health, Environmental Risks
March 20
Chesapeake Bay Program Issues Plans To Protect Watershed's Animals, Plants
March 20
USGS Finds High Nutrient Levels In Eastern Shore Agriculture Areas
March 20
Infrastructure Survey Comment Period Extended
March 20
Puerto Rico's MTBE Claims Against Chevron May Proceed; Migration to Wells at Issue
March 20
Freedom Industries Officials Plead Guilty To Criminal Charges in Elk River Spill Case
March 20
EPA Awaits Appropriations to Fund Loans Under Infrastructure Program, Kopocis Says
March 20
Bill to Ban Permits for Pesticide Spraying On, Near Waters Approved by House Panel
March 20
Federal Judge Tells EPA to Set Limit For PCBs in Washington's Spokane River
March 20
House Democrat Seeks Supplemental Rule From EPA to Clarify Water Act Jurisdiction
March 20
McCarthy Says Waters of U.S. Rule Headed For Review, With Plans to Release in Spring
March 20
States Will Have Discretion to Determine Technologies for Cooling Water Intakes
March 20
Waters of U.S. Rule Expected to Be Fully Implemented by Oct. 1, EPA Says
March 20
Funding Increase for Sage Grouse Possible But Would Require Cuts Elsewhere, BLM Told
March 20
Major Environmental Statute Revamp Unlikely In Congress This Session, Senior Aides Say
March 20
More Spending on Superfund, Brownfields, Water Infrastructure Needed, McCarthy Says
March 20
Butterflies, Modern Agriculture Can Coexist, Wildlife Service Director Tells Appropriators
March 20
Fish and Wildlife Service, Wyoming Launch First Greater Sage Grouse Conservation Bank
March 20
Industry Groups, Western Counties Challenge U.S. Agency Science on Greater Sage Grouse
March 20
Montana Mine Would Harm Bull Trout, Grizzly Bears, Petition for Withdrawal Says
March 20
Stricter Sage Grouse Protections Needed, Biologists Say in Letter to Federal Officials
March 20
EPA Updates Policy on Case Settlements That Add Supplemental Projects to Penalties
March 20
States Seek Ways to Boost Effectiveness Of Programs With EPA, Regulated Entities
March 20
Cap-and-Trade, Fence Line Monitor Concerns Stall Justice Council Advice to EPA on Rules
March 20
Federal Highway, Transit Agencies Propose Revised Guidance on Environmental Reviews
March 20
Fracking Rule Imminent for Federal Lands, With More Regulations to Follow, Jewell Says
March 20
Lawmakers Urge Interior Officials to Go Further, Faster on Offshore Energy Leasing
March 20
U.S. Challenges BP Spill Size Ruling That Reduced Maximum Fine by $4 Billion
March 20
OIRA a ‘Troubled Agency,’ Former Head Says; Panel Mulls Revamp of Rulemaking Hurdles
March 20
EPA Data Transparency Bill Could Cost $250 Million to Implement, CBO Estimates
March 20
Obama Calls for 40 Percent Emissions Cut In Sustainability Goals for Federal Agencies
March 20
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
March 20
State Supreme Court to Hear Challenge From San Diego on Greenhouse Gases
March 20
State's Biofuel Development Takes Toll on Water Supply, Report Shows
March 20
Governor's Stance on Global Warming Seen Having Broad Policy-Making Impact
March 20
New Phosphorus Limits for Farmers In Maryland Agreed to Under Compromise
March 20
Earlier Disclosure of Chemical Use Required by Michigan Fracking Rules
March 20
Governor Pushes to Get More Energy From Renewable Sources, Natural Gas
March 20
Activists Urge Cuomo to Clarify Fracking Ban In New York, Say Public Policy Unclear
March 20
N.Y. Environmental Group Urges Changes In ‘Out of Control’ Brownfields Program
March 20
$25 Million Fine Levied by North Carolina Against Duke for Groundwater Contamination
March 20
First North Carolina Fracking Regulation To Take Effect as Measure to Block It Expires
March 20
Governor Signs Legislation Canceling Mandate for Rule on Drilling Toxic Emissions
March 20
Judge Orders North Carolina Agency To Rework Impact Statement for Toll Road
March 20
Third Circuit Says Doctor Lacks Standing To Challenge State's Fracking ‘Gag' Rule
March 20
Tax Credit Approved to Retrofit Refinery Producing Fuel Meeting EPA Sulfur Standard
March 20
Less Stringent Cancer Risk Standard Draws Fire at Washington Water Hearings
March 20
Pollution Liability Policy Covers Claims From Gas Explosion, Wisconsin Court Rules
March 20
Mitigating the Risk of Arranger Liability Under CERCLA
March 20
Proposal to Regulate Drones Opens Door To Use for Environmental Site Assessments
March 20
Shimkus to Move Bills on Yucca, Coal Ash, TSCA
March 20
General Motors on How It Gets Car Buyers to Care About Carbon
March 20
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March 20
Cost Projections for EPA Ozone Proposal May Be Underestimated, Senate Republicans Say
March 13
EPA Proposes Implementation Rule For Fine Particulate Matter Standards
March 13
Manufacturing Association Plans Legislative, Regulatory Push on Altering Ozone Proposal
March 13
Ninth Circuit Rejects Move to Challenge EPA Approval of Air Act Penalty Alternatives
March 13
White House Reviews Rule on State Control Of Excess Emissions in Startup, Shutdown
March 13
Review of Standards for Yeast Production, Pulp Mill Equipment Is Overdue, Lawsuit Says
March 13
EPA Claim on Power Plant Emissions Data Questioned by Environmental Organizations
March 13
Supreme Court Allows Extended Arguments On EPA's Power Plant Mercury Standards
March 13
Democrat Offers Bills Addressing Climate Risks
March 13
State Department Wants to Broaden Awareness of Arctic, Seeks Disney's Help
March 13
Senators Seek White House Response To Public Comments on Carbon's Social Cost
March 13
Biden Says Rejecting Scientific Consensus On Climate Change ‘Like Denying Gravity'
March 13
Koch Industries Refuses to Provide Information on Climate Science Funding
March 13
Study Links Human-Caused Warming To More Frequent Droughts in California
March 13
EIA: 2015 Electricity Capacity Additions Expected to Be Mostly Wind, Natural Gas
March 13
Report Suggests Trading Approach for States Awarding Credits for Beating Emissions Rates
March 13
Amended Energy Conservation Standards Proposed by DOE for Residential Furnaces
March 13
Senate Efficiency Bill May Be Incorporated Into Broader Legislation, Murkowski Says
March 13
Carbon Rule Needs Power Price Stability For Low-Income Groups, McCarthy Says
March 13
DOE Could Do More on Climate Resiliency In Vulnerable Communities, Official Says
March 13
FERC Asked to Begin NEPA Process For Brownsville, Texas, Terminal Project
March 13
Energy Department Appoints Duke Executive To Position for Coal, Carbon Management
March 13
Kerry Urges States, Cities to Offer Pledges In Run-up to End-of-Year Paris Negotiations
March 13
‘Extraordinarily Dirty' Oil From Keystone XL Could Present Climate Risks, Obama Says
March 13
SolarCity to Sell Up to $100 Million in Bonds
March 13
Tesla Motors Inc. to Be Among Winners As Energy Storage Triples, Researchers Find
March 13
U.S. Solar Power Demand Jumps 30 Percent; Residential Installations Exceed 1 Gigawatt
March 13
U.S.-California Desert Renewables Plan To Assess Public Lands First, Officials Say
March 13
Wind Power Without U.S. Subsidy To Become Cheaper Than Gas
March 13
Biofuels Association Changes Stance, Calls for Revision of Renewable Fuel Standard
March 13
Ohio Biodiesel Firm Falsely Claimed Renewable Fuel Credits, Says U.S. Attorney
March 13
Renewable Fuel Standard Discussion in Iowa Splits Some Republican Presidential Hopefuls
March 13
Investors Continue to Show Interest In Companies' Response to Climate Change
March 13
McCarthy Undeterred on Plans to Finalize Power Plant Carbon Rules This Summer
March 13
Some States Say They Lack Time to Pass Legislation Necessary for Clean Power Plan
March 13
States Say Clean Power Plan Targets Achievable Despite Critiques of Proposal
March 13
EPA Awards $4 Million in Redevelopment Grants
March 13
Petroleum Company to Spend $1.6 Million To Settle RCRA Storage Tank Violations
March 13
RCRA ‘Solid Waste' Includes Contaminants Deposited by Air, Water and Soil Seepage
March 13
No New Use Planned for Yucca Mountain, Energy Department Tells House Committee
March 13
Proposed In-Situ Uranium Mining Rule Is Legally Flawed, Industry Counsel Says
March 13
Reid, Others in Nevada Delegation Introduce Bills to Require Consent for Yucca Mountain
March 13
House Unveils Draft Coal Ash Legislation to Address Implementation, Enforcement Issues
March 13
Edwards Air Base Dispute Pits California Against EPA on Vapor Intrusion Standards
March 13
Subcontractors Not Liable as ‘Operators' For Jet Fuel Pipeline Spill at Military Base
March 13
Draft Strategies Coming on Watershed Health
March 13
Des Moines Water Works Trustees To Sue Drainage Districts Over Nitrates
March 13
EPA to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Steps to Implement Algae Health Advisories
March 13
Senate Bill Would Authorize Training, Technical Assistance for Rural Water Systems
March 13
Strontium Decision Expected by Early 2016, Perchlorate Rule Years Away, Officials Say
March 13
Forest Service Asked to Dump Proposal For Directive on Groundwater Management
March 13
Water Infrastructure Groups Seek Increases In U.S. Spending on Locks, Channels, Ports
March 13
Planned Inhofe Bill Would Direct EPA, Corps To Rewrite Rule Clarifying Waters Jurisdiction
March 13
Bill Offered to Support Water Resources Research
March 13
Court Affirms Jurisdiction for Wetlands Adjacent to Tributaries of Navigable Waters
March 13
Administration Officials Make Appeal To Congress on Infrastructure Funding
March 13
Lawsuit Says ‘Richard Windsor' E-Mails‘ Processed in ‘Wholly Improper' Manner
March 13
Rep. Smith Threatens to Subpoena EPA For Requested Documents on Text Messaging
March 13
Giles Says EPA Refinery Rule Exemplifies Agency Efforts on Environmental Justice
March 13
Italian Shipper Penalized $2.75 Million For Falsifying Oil Record Book on Vessels
March 13
Disadvantaged Communities Left Out Of NEPA Scoping Process, Official Says
March 13
Impact of Fracking on Water Quality Covered Under Current Laws, Former DOJ Official Says
March 13
Lone Pine Order Rejected as Unfair To Plaintiffs in Fracking Litigation
March 13
Bill Would Exempt Two Forests in Alaska From Limits on Access Under Roadless Rule
March 13
Bill to Bar EPA Lead Bullet Regulation, Aiding Wetlands Programs Draws Committee Praise
March 13
Interior Report Lists Fire Management Steps For Adoption Before Next Fire Season in West
March 13
Agency Pushed to Improve Management Of Oil, Gas Activities in Wildlife Refuges
March 13
BOEM Defends Plans for Seismic Surveys For Oil, Gas Exploration in Atlantic Offshore
March 13
D.C. Circuit Denies Advocacy Group's Bid To Halt Interior's Offshore Drilling Program
March 13
Seven Senators Write Obama to Oppose Plan to Redirect Offshore Energy Revenues
March 13
BP Drops Campaign to Oust Administrator Of Gulf Spill Fund, Says Process Improved
March 13
BP Ramps Up Public Relations Effort As Specter of Maximum Spill Penalty Looms
March 13
Agency Interpretative Changes Don't Require Rulemaking, Unanimous Supreme Court Says
March 13
Bill Would Establish Commission to Review Burdensome, Outdated Rules for Nullification
March 13
Senate Committee Eyes Late April Markup To Move Bill to Expedite Federal Permitting
March 13
Senior Adviser for White House Council Of Environmental Quality to Assume Top Post
March 13
EPA Looking to Ease Reporting Burdens On Businesses as Part of Periodic Review
March 13
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
March 13
Judge Rescinds Air Quality Permit For Copper Mine in Southern Arizona
March 13
Agency Alleges Company Illegally Used Hazardous Sludge to Make Wine Bottles
March 13
California City to Pay $430,000 for Water Violations
March 13
Los Angeles Air District Tightens Limits On Lead Emissions From Battery Recycling
March 13
State Proposes First Efficiency Standards In Nation for Computers, Monitors
March 13
State Regulators Say They're Protecting Drinking Water From Oil Waste Disposal
March 13
Agency Adopts Rule to Streamline Permitting Process for Small Mines
March 13
Report: Florida Officials Told Not to Use Terms ‘Climate Change,’ ‘Global Warming’
March 13
Focus Is on Maryland Senate After House Kills Hogan's Stormwater Fee Repeal Bill
March 13
State Issues Green Infrastructure Plan For Coastal Protection in New York City
March 13
North Carolina Proposes Ash Ponds Permits
March 13
State's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Rules Face Petroleum Industry Challenges in Court
March 13
Revisions to Draft Rules for Oil, Gas Wells In Pennsylvania Include Stream Protections
March 13
EPA's New Coal Combustion Residuals Rule: A 745-Page Deferral With a 12,400-Ton Surprise
March 13
State Nutrient Credit Trading Programs For Bay Restoration Show Varied Progress
March 13
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March 13
Boiler, Incinerator Arguments Won't Be Heard Until 2015-2016 Term, D.C. Circuit Says
March 6
D.C. Circuit Sets May 4 Oral Arguments On EPA Disapproval of Kansas Transport Plan
March 6
Olson to Offer Two Bills to Address EPA Treatment of Unusual Air Events
March 6
Sen. Flake Reintroduces Bill to Delay Ozone Rule
March 6
Sulfur Dioxide Consent Decree Approved By Court Over Objections by Air Agencies
March 6
Dismissal of Trucking Group Challenge To California Diesel Rules Upheld on Appeal
March 6
Industry Groups Challenge Revisions To EPA Oil, Gas Performance Standards
March 6
Hydrocarbon Refrigerants With No Impact On Global Warming Gain Approval From EPA
March 6
Groups Challenge Startup ‘Exemption' For Power Plant Mercury Standards
March 6
Melting Arctic Sea Ice Poses Challenges For Aging Ice Breakers, Climate Efforts
March 6
Murkowski, King Form New Senate Caucus To Focus on Issues Related to the Arctic
March 6
Aircraft Emissions Endangerment Finding Under Management and Budget Office Review
March 6
Technology Company Officials Accused Of Illegal Manipulation of Energy Grants
March 6
New Climate Justice Legal Framework Is Imperative, EPA Official, Others Say
March 6
EPA, Highway Agency Seen as Likely to Miss OMB Deadline for Heavy-Duty Truck Proposal
March 6
University Study Finds U.S. Leads Trend Of International Climate Change Litigation
March 6
Obama Says Keystone XL Decision May Be Announced in Weeks or Months
March 6
Senate Fails to Override Obama's Veto Of Bill to Authorize Keystone XL Pipeline
March 6
Arizona Utility's Fee Will Hurt Customers Who Choose Solar Power, Solarcity Alleges
March 6
U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up Slightly In 2013 but Continue Decrease From 2007
March 6
Federal Transit, Highway Agencies Advance Infrastructure Resilience With Pilot Projects
March 6
Clean Power Plan Already Affecting Coal Industry, Murray Energy Tells Court
March 6
McConnell Wants States to ‘Hold Back' On Compliance With EPA's Clean Power Plan
March 6
Senate Takes First Steps to Reauthorization Of Brownfields Program; House Open to Bill
March 6
Five Men Plead Guilty to Defrauding Illinois Underground Storage Tank Fund
March 6
Court Rejects Class Certification, Cites Need For Individual Inquiries in Fuel Disposal Suit
March 6
DOE Seeks Waste Treatment, Disposal Proposals
March 6
Approval of Mine Expansion Should Have Assessed Combustion Impacts, Court Rules
March 6
Permit Uncertainty for Wisconsin Iron Mine Renders ‘Continued Investment Unfeasible'
March 6
Reversing EPA's Spruce Mine Restriction Is Target of McKinley Dredge-and-Fill Bill
March 6
Additional $330 Million Said Needed For Yucca Mountain License Review
March 6
Contracting for DOE Nuclear Cleanup To Focus on Disadvantaged Small Businesses
March 6
Publication of Coal Ash Rule Not Expected Until Late March or Early April, EPA Says
March 6
Contaminated Sediment Cleanups Require Collaboration Among EPA Offices, Memo Says
March 6
Judgment Reopened in Fox River Case; NCR Corp. Shares Liability for Entire Site
March 6
Residents Near General Mills Plant Win Class Certification of Pollution Claims
March 6
Concerns Voiced Over Proposed Cuts To EPA Funding for Water Infrastructure
March 6
Chesapeake Bay States Get Farm Grants
March 6
Small Localities Still Can't Secure Funding, Assistance for System Upgrades, GAO Says
March 6
Mine Manager Pleads Guilty to Violations Of Wastewater-Discharge, Reporting Laws
March 6
Xplor Energy Ordered to Pay $3.1 Million For Illegal Discharges Into Gulf of Mexico
March 6
Lawsuit Alleging TCE Contamination Escapes Full Dismissal by Federal Court
March 6
EPA Outlines Use of Green Infrastructure By Local Governments for Streets, Parks
March 6
EPA Told to Withdraw Pretreatment Rule To Regulate Dental Mercury Discharges
March 6
House Bill Provides for Selection of Cities To Test EPA Wastewater, Stormwater Policy
March 6
Energy Department Offers $12.5 Million For Joint U.S.-China Energy-Water Project
March 6
Judge Slams EPA Over ‘Continued Disregard' For FOIA Requests, Urges Equal Treatment
March 6
Concerns About Listings for Sage Grouse, Long-Eared Bat, Wolf Aired at House Hearing
March 6
Sage Grouse Protection Efforts Yield Degrees of Success, USGS Study Finds
March 6
Impact of Next-Generation Compliance On Settlement-Terms Unclear, EPA Says
March 6
Clean Power Rule on Advisory Council's Agenda
March 6
Phillips 66 Gas Recovery Project a Cover For Crude-by-Rail Plan, Group Says in Suit
March 6
FracFocus Making Changes to Improve Registry of Data on Fracking Chemicals
March 6
More Data Needed to Assess Effects Of Fracking on Water Quality, USGS Finds
March 6
Interior to Decide ‘Soon' on Extensions For Shell Drilling Leases in Offshore Arctic
March 6
Bills to Ease Permitting, Scrub Federal Rules Needed to Cut Red Tape, Republicans Say
March 6
Administration Threatens Veto of Measures On Science Advisory Board, Data Disclosure
March 6
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
March 6
Company Challenges Well-Stimulation Ban Approved by Voters in San Benito County
March 6
State Orders Chevron, Linn, Other Drillers To Shut Down Wells Due to Water Concerns
March 6
Town in L.A. County Rejects Ballot Measure To Ban Drilling, High-Production Operations
March 6
New Rules for Oil, Gas Work on Floodplains In Colorado Adopted in Wake of 2013 Floods
March 6
State Accepts $225 Million to End Litigation Over Exxon Mobil Pollution
March 6
Advocacy Groups Seek $800 Million More In State Funds for Clean Water Infrastructure
March 6
State Sues BP, Seeks $33 Million For Cleanup Funding Reimbursement
March 6
State's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Program Preserved Under Bill Passed by Legislators
March 6
State Legislature Backs Dredging to Cut Nutrient, Sediment Deposits in Chesapeake
March 6
Company Uninsured for PCB Contaminants Because of Total Pollution Exclusion Clause
March 6
New Wyoming Law Certifies Carbon Dioxide Storage
March 6
Wyoming Approves Bill on Uranium Mine Permits
March 6
Bringing Scientific Peer Review to Scientific Evidence
March 6
Federal Courts Seek to Navigate Divide Between Cost Recovery, Contribution Actions
March 6
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March 6
Compressor Stations May Be Permitted Individually Under Clean Air Act, Court Rules
February 27
Fine Particulate Plans Subject of Citizen Suit
February 27
Industry Report Identifies Higher Costs For Ozone Proposal Than EPA Estimates
February 27
Judges Question Handling of Challenges To Emissions Budgets Under Cross-State Rule
February 27
Oral Arguments in Boiler, Incinerator Cases Should Be Heard This Term, Industries Say
February 27
Alternative Compliance Rule for Mercury, Air Toxics Challenged by Utility Industry
February 27
EPA Claim on Meeting Air Toxics Obligations Would Prove Unlawful, Sierra Club Alleges
February 27
Political ‘Jousting' Over Environment Division At Justice Could End With Level Funding
February 27
Justice Issues Considered When Selecting Targets for Air Toxics Inspections, OIG Finds
February 27
Steel Company Can't Use Clean Air Act To Block Competitor's Permit, Court Says
February 27
Long-Term Ultrafine Particle Exposure Linked to Death From Heart Disease
February 27
Cost Consideration Not Required for Decision On Power Plant Mercury Rule, EPA Says
February 27
Groups Appeal Court Decision Upholding TVA Plan to Replace Coal-Fired Generators
February 27
DOE Budget ‘Unrealistic,’ Shortchanges Fossil Energy Programs, Rogers Says
February 27
McCarthy Defends Carbon Capture, Storage Before House Energy Panels
February 27
Senate Bill Would Direct DOE to Support 10 Carbon Capture, Storage Projects
February 27
Costs, Benefits of Climate Change A Problem of Timing, EPA Official Says
February 27
President to Continue Climate Push In Last Two Years of Term, Adviser Says
February 27
Comment Period for NEPA Guidance Extended
February 27
House, Senate Launch Investigations Into Funding of Climate Change Skeptics
February 27
California-Quebec Carbon Allowances Sell Out at Price Above Minimum Set
February 27
Carbon Allowance Price Averages $5.22 In RGGI Secondary Market for Fourth Quarter
February 27
Van Hollen Bill Would Require Oil, Gas, Coal Sector to Purchase Carbon Permits
February 27
Portman Seeks Vote on Mini Efficiency Bill After President Vetoes Keystone Legislation
February 27
Climate Resilience, Adaptation Key Elements Of Transportation Department Efforts in 2014
February 27
White House Energy Review to Include Crude-by-Rail Recommendations, DOE Says
February 27
Canada's Climate Goals Will Be Weighed In Keystone XL Decision, U.S. Official Says
February 27
Climate Finance From Developed Nations Tops $35 Billion a Year, U.S. Envoy Says
February 27
U.S. May Hit Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cut Target Sooner Than 2025, Kerry Says
February 27
Administration Strategies on Energy Draw Fire of Murkowski, Praise by Democrats
February 27
Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill; Senate Republicans Plan Override Vote
February 27
Veto Signals to Keystone XL Foes Obama May Reject Pipeline Project
February 27
DOE Sets Third Round of START Program To Help Tribes With Clean Energy Projects
February 27
Google Makes Largest Clean-Power Bet To Fund Residential Rooftop Installations
February 27
Ethanol Mandate Would Be Abolished Under Toomey-Feinstein Legislation
February 27
Sen. Flake to Use Spending Bill to Block Ethanol Mandate as Senate Eyes Revision
February 27
Clean Power Plan Could Provide Impetus For National Energy Efficiency Registry
February 27
EPA Allowed to Interpret Air Act Ambiguities In Work on Clean Power Plan, Professors Say
February 27
McCarthy Seeks to Convince Governors Of Merits of Proposed Clean Power Plan
February 27
Interior Urged to Collaborate With States On Preparation of Stream Protection Rule
February 27
DOE Exploring Interest of Companies In Contracting for Los Alamos Cleanups
February 27
Nuclear Agency's Spent Fuel Analyses Need More Certainty, Consistency, IG Report Says
February 27
Plastic Film Recycling Rises 11 Percent, While Rigid Plastics Rate Drops Slightly
February 27
Dairy Manure Case Could Open Door To Broader Interpretations of RCRA
February 27
Company to Get Government Records In Effort to Show CERCLA Case Time-Barred
February 27
Superfund Counterclaim Constitutes Lawsuit, Triggers Insurance Company's Duty to Defend
February 27
Ohio Couple Appealing Decision Over State NPDES Issuing Authority
February 27
House Passes Measure Seeking EPA Plan To Manage Algae Toxins in Water Supplies
February 27
Cargo Ship Engineer Gets Eight Months For Role in Oily Discharge in Baltimore Port
February 27
Duke Energy to Pay $100 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges in Dan River Coal Ash Spill
February 27
Bill in Congress Would Authorize Corps To Choose Best Methods to Halt Asian Carp
February 27
Bill to Require National Discharge Limits On Ballast Water Clears Senate Panel
February 27
U.S. Shellfish Industry Threatened As Acidification in Oceans Increases
February 27
Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Lists Of Impaired Waters Excluding Acidification
February 27
EPA to Get Much Less Money in FY 2016 Than Requested, House Appropriators Say
February 27
Air, Water Rules Threaten Sovereignty, State Officials Tell House Subcommittee
February 27
Long Confirmation Process Discourages Many Candidates, Pending EPA Nominee Says
February 27
Ernst Invites EPA's McCarthy to Iowa to Talk About Waters Rule, Renewable Fuel Standard
February 27
Permits for Offshore Fracking Violate NEPA, Two Other Federal Statutes, Group Says
February 27
Claim Challenging Ex-Im Bank Financing Of Natural Gas Projects Allowed to Proceed
February 27
FERC Final Environmental Impact Statement OKs Excelerate's Proposed Offshore LNG Plan
February 27
Senators, Administration Back Plans For Financing Wildfire Fighting in Forests
February 27
Arctic Oil Drillers Would Implement Safety Practices Under Proposed Rules
February 27
Better Seismic Networks Can Avert Quakes Caused by Wastewater Injection, USGS Finds
February 27
Cameron LNG Requests to Initiate Pre-Filing With FERC for Expansion Project in Louisiana
February 27
Seven Governors Set Legislative Strategy For Revenue Sharing From Offshore Energy
February 27
BP Appeals Ruling Setting Size of Gulf Spill; U.S. Seeks to Prevent Piecemeal Approach
February 27
House, Senate Bills Introduced Aimed At Boosting EPA Scientific Transparency
February 27
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
February 27
Appeals Court Upholds Offset Rules In State's Cap-and-Trade Program
February 27
No State Environmental Quality Act Review Required for Emergency Projects, Court Says
February 27
PM-2.5 Attainment Plan for L.A. Area Gains Approval by California Regulators
February 27
Plastic Bag Ban Suspended in California As Overturn Measure Qualifies for Ballot
February 27
State Supreme Court Denies Petition On Public Trust Groundwater Ruling
February 27
State Drilling Task Force Recommends Expanded Role for Local Governments
February 27
Koch-Owned Facility to Cease Stockpiling Petcoke in Chicago After Denial of Variance
February 27
Differences Aired Between Governor's Plan On Phosphorus, Measure From Lawmakers
February 27
Chemical Disclosure, Water Monitoring Suggested for Michigan Fracking Policy
February 27
State Court Blocks TransCanada's Effort To Acquire Land for Keystone XL Pipeline
February 27
Demise of New York Brownfield Project Signals Fallout of State Program Expiration
February 27
Concerns Over Vapor Intrusion Prompt Closing of Two North Carolina Schools
February 27
EPA Civil Rights Unit to Investigate Claims That N.C. Hog Farm Permit Harms Minorities
February 27
Oil, Gas Companies Not Entitled to Extend Leases When Sued, State's High Court Says
February 27
General Assembly Approves Legislation Covering Wood Stove, Furnace Exemption
February 27
McAuliffe Signs Virginia Utility Rate Bill Aimed at Clean Power Plan Compliance
February 27
State Lawmakers Mull Bill to Certify Carbon Storage Used in Oil Recovery
February 27
Climate Change Mitigation Efforts Largely Overlook Critical Role of Water
February 27
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February 27
EPA Finalizes Implementation Requirements For 2008 Air Quality Standards for Ozone
February 20
EPA Overstepped Authority in Approving Alternatives to Fees for Polluters, Court Told
February 20
U.S. Citizens, Personnel Living Overseas To Get Access to Real-Time Air Quality Data
February 20
Power Plant Mercury Standards Litigation May Signal High Court's View of Deference
February 20
All Toxic Gases From Coal Mine Blasting Must Be Managed, Federal Regulator Says
February 20
Clean Air Act Jobs Review Meant to Bolster Case for Regulations, EPA Tells Court
February 20
Democrats Should Improve Climate Rhetoric, Prioritize Resiliency, Congressman Says
February 20
White House Walks Away From Clean Coal, But Says It's Not Abandoning Carbon Capture
February 20
‘Safety Valve,’ Realistic Targets Vital To EPA Clean Power Plan, States, Utilities Say
February 20
Coal Company Can't Show Harm From Proposed Power Rule, EPA Tells Court
February 20
Cost, Legality, Feasibility of Power Plan Key Concerns for State Utility Regulators
February 20
EPA Open to Revised Interim Targets In Final Power Plant Rules, McCarthy Says
February 20
EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan No Threat to Grid Reliability, Report Says
February 20
Louisiana Lawmakers Critical of EPA Plan To Curb Carbon Dioxide From Power Plants
February 20
McCabe Slammed by Coal State Senators For Comment on Power Plant Listening Tour
February 20
High Temperatures May Cause Bleaching Of Coral in Pacific, Indian Oceans: NOAA
February 20
Worst ‘Megadrought’ in 1,000 Years Likely Due to Global Warming, Researchers Say
February 20
Senate Energy Subcommittee Positions Announced
February 20
Global Divestment Day Puts Spotlight On Anti-Fossil Fuel Campaign's Effectiveness
February 20
Groups Sue SEC to Access E-Mails On Lobbying Over Climate Change Disclosure
February 20
U.S. Energy Production Benefits Highlighted By Report of President's Economic Advisers
February 20
Assessment of National Energy Policy Undergoing White House Review
February 20
Geneva Talks Close With ‘Negotiating Text' Of Hoped for End-of-Year Global Agreement
February 20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Must Adapt To Budget, Other Changes, Chairman Says
February 20
Congress to Delay Sending Keystone Bill To Obama Until After Break, Shimkus Says
February 20
ConocoPhillips Receives Federal Approval For Oil Production From NPR-Alaska Site
February 20
Keystone XL Foes Restart Nebraska Land Lawsuits, With Many More Landowners
February 20
Murkowski Bill Would Allow Limited Drilling In Alaska Wildlife Refuge, End 35-Year Ban
February 20
Revised Environmental Analysis Completed For Suspended Leases in Arctic Offshore
February 20
Lawsuit Over Renewable Fuel Rule Delay Dropped by Trucking Equipment Company
February 20
Surge in Green Bonds Expected to Boost Funding for Brownfields, Property Cleanups
February 20
California Utility Agrees to Pay $922,000, Replace Equipment in Settlement on PCBs
February 20
Dow Cleanup of Contaminated Flood Plain In Michigan Will Be Based on Dioxin Levels
February 20
E-Recycler Denied Stewardship Certification Due to Alleged Violations, Reported to EPA
February 20
No Preliminary Injunction for Methane Gas That Migrated From Adjacent Disposal Site
February 20
Waste Management Settles Case of Too Little Waste
February 20
EPA to Conduct Preliminary Assessment On Putting Part of Hackensack River on NPL
February 20
Fraudulent Shareholder Transfers Voided; Company Tried to Avoid CERCLA Liability
February 20
Petitions Challenge Heightened Scrutiny For CERCLA Settlements Reached by States
February 20
USDA Request to Reduce FY 2016 Spending On Conservation ‘Irresponsible,' Groups Say
February 20
Lawmakers Again Targeting EPA Authority To Veto Dredge-and-Fill Permits at Any Time
February 20
Bill Directing EPA to Address Algae Toxins In Water Supplies Approved by House Panel
February 20
Oil Company's Pretrial Effort to Prevent Future Relief Rejected in MTBE Leak Case
February 20
Legislation Aims to Preserve Programs For Restoration, Protection of Great Lakes
February 20
Amid Surge in Seismicity, States Join Effort on Regulating Saltwater Disposal Wells
February 20
Mississippi River States Will Miss Goal To Reduce Gulf Hypoxia Zone by 2015
February 20
Cardin Reintroduces Highway Runoff Legislation
February 20
Federal Court Once Again Asked to Rule On Legality of Regulating Stormwater Flow
February 20
EPA Proposing to Update Methods For Analyzing Wastewater Effluent
February 20
Gibbs Says Congress Needs to Write Rule Clarifying Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
February 20
Sierra Club Urges Stricter Permit Limits For Coal-Fired Power Plant Near St. Louis
February 20
Northwest Environmental Group Notifies EPA Of Intent to Sue Over Oregon Toxics Criteria
February 20
Precision Pesticide, Fertilizer Application Seen as Likely Benefit From FAA Drone Rule
February 20
Lawsuit Alleges EPA Improperly Withheld Communications About Texting Practices
February 20
Fish and Wildlife Service Sued Over Delayed Consultations on Pesticide Impact on Smelt
February 20
Lawsuit Claims Wastewater Treatment Plant Needs ESA Permit for Ammonia Discharges
February 20
USDA Plans to Spend $208 Million On Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration
February 20
Bill to Ban Pornography Use at Agencies Reintroduced; Sponsor Expects Floor Vote
February 20
New Oversight Subcommittee to Scrutinize Public Land Access, EPA Regulations
February 20
CEQ Urges Federal Agencies to Adopt NEPA Review Practices From Pilot Projects
February 20
Alaskan Tribes Wants Binational Study Of How Canada Mines Impact U.S. Waters
February 20
BLM to Hold Hearings on Proposed Gold Rock Mine
February 20
Grijalva Proposes Hardrock Mining Royalty For Cleanup of Mine Sites on Federal Land
February 20
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
February 20
Los Angeles Says Kern County's New Zoning Ordinance for Biosolids Units Violates CEQA
February 20
Advisory Panel Affirms State Guidelines For Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
February 20
Power Plant Carbon Capture Project On Track Despite Rate Refund Ruling
February 20
City Science Panel Report Projects Climate Change Effects Through 2100
February 20
Local Oil, Gas Drilling Restrictions Struck Down by State Supreme Court
February 20
Climate Change Mitigation Efforts Largely Overlook Critical Water Role
February 20
Incentive Programs Seen as Driving Air Improvements From Wood Heater Standards
February 20
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February 20
Case Studies Show Efforts to Reduce Fine Particulates Under Congestion Program
January 30
Downwind Areas Defend EPA's Authority, Approach to Regulating Interstate Pollution
January 30
EPA Urged by Industry, Health Groups To Revise Proposed Standards for Ozone
January 30
EPA, Mining Companies Reach Settlement Over Haze Plans for Michigan, Minnesota
January 30
Lawsuits Seek Court Order Requiring EPA Response on Livestock Emissions
January 30
McCarthy Approves Withdrawal of Limits On PVC Facility Emissions, Cites Faulty Data
January 30
EPA Says Endangerment Finding Proposal For Aircraft Lead Emissions Coming in 2017
January 30
EPA Seeks Cost-Effective Reductions In Aerospace Sector Air Toxics Proposal
January 30
EPA Extends Exemption Allowing Production Of Ozone-Depleting Substances for Lab Use
January 30
Climate Change Gets Its Place in Plans For Work of House Resource Committee
January 30
House Bill Seeks Task Force to Study Short-Lived Climate ‘Super Pollutants'
January 30
Oil Price Drop Threatens to Undercut President Obama's Clean-Energy Legacy
January 30
Rhetoric on EPA, Climate Shows Divisions Among Republican Presidential Hopefuls
January 30
Business Groups Support Clean Power Plan
January 30
EPA Seeks Small Business Input On Methane Rules for Oil, Gas Sector
January 30
Majority of Cyberattacks Target Nation's Electricity Grid, FERC Chairman Says
January 30
DOE Proposes Rule for Gas-Fired Hearths To Eliminate Constant-Burning Pilot Lights
January 30
EPA's McCarthy Optimistic About Chances For Reaching Climate Agreement in Paris
January 30
Energy, Climate Pacts Between Obama, Modi Expected to Help Air Quality in India's Cities
January 30
Senate Passes Keystone Pipeline Bill; Backers Weigh Options in Event of Veto
January 30
Freight Transport Carbon Dioxide Emissions Could Triple by Midcentury, Forum Says
January 30
Gulf Power Co. to Construct Solar Facilities At Three Military Bases in Western Florida
January 30
Interior Awards Wind Energy Leases For Projects Off Coast of Massachusetts
January 30
Interior Clears $2 Billion Renewables Plan For Southwest; Impact on River Decried
January 30
Goodlatte to Reintroduce RFS Legislation, As Opponents Push to Change Provisions
January 30
Oil, Gas Industry Challenging EPA Rule Phasing Out Alternate Emissions Reporting
January 30
U.S. Supply Chains Among Least-Prepared For Climate-Related Risks, Research Shows
January 30
Court Schedules Arguments in Lawsuits Challenging EPA's Power Plant Authority
January 30
EPA Seeks Small Businesses to Participate In Review Panel for Power Plant Rule
January 30
EPA Tells D.C. Circuit States Lack Standing In Settlement on Power Plant Proposed Rule
January 30
EPA's Interim Carbon Dioxide Targets For Power Plants Unrealistic, States Say
January 30
Kansas City-Area Utility to Create Network Of 1,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
January 30
$5.15 Billion Settlement With Anadarko Over Fraudulent Conveyances Takes Effect
January 30
Advocates Say South Carolina Utility Ahead Of Schedule for Cleaning Up Coal Ash Pond
January 30
EPA Inspector General Launches Investigation Into Hazardous Waste Inspection Frequency
January 30
EPA Wants Companies Using In-Situ Recovery For Uranium Mining to Monitor Groundwater
January 30
EPA to Halt Work on Pebble Mine Determination
January 30
Judge Finds Coal Mine Discharges Harmed W.Va. Waters as Measured by Conductivity
January 30
Kentucky General Permit Shields Mine From Selenium Charges, Sixth Circuit Finds
January 30
Savannah River Site Cleanup Will Cost $25 Billion Above Old Estimate, Official Says
January 30
Standing, EPA Discretion Seen as Key Issues In Sequestration Waste Case Oral Arguments
January 30
New Superfund Subrogation Claim Relates Back to Original Complaint, Court Rules
January 30
Successor, Subsidiary Can Retry Issues Resolved in Suits Against Original Company
January 30
Visteon's TCE Leak Not Insured; Pollution Clause Excludes Coverage
January 30
District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over Release of Farmers' Identifying Information
January 30
States Urged to Specify How They Will Offset Pollution from Post-2025 Growth
January 30
EPA Says It Exercised Discretionary Authority In Not Requiring Permits for Water Transfers
January 30
Mining Company Fails to Appear in Court To Face Criminal Water Pollution Charges
January 30
Barrasso to Introduce Senate Measure To Block Waters of the U.S. Rulemaking
January 30
Injection Wells Are Point Sources With Groundwater as Conduit, Court Says
January 30
New House Science Panel Rules Grant Chairman Smith Broad Subpoena Powers
January 30
EPA Solicits Input as It Continues to Develop E-Enterprise Online Information Portal
January 30
Greater Sage Grouse Decision on Schedule, Interior Department Tells Western Governors
January 30
As Power Plants Shut Down, Communities Should Drive Land Reuse, EPA Official Says
January 30
Federal Bill Would Allow Landowners To Sue New York Over Fracking Ban
January 30
Permanent Reauthorization of Land, Water Conservation Fund Falls Short
January 30
Failed Amendment Indicates Republicans Still Lack Support for ANWR Exploration
January 30
Interior Plan Would Open Atlantic Coast To Offshore Drilling, Signals Policy Shift
January 30
Obama Administration Leasing Plan to Place More Restrictions on Arctic, Murkowski Says
January 30
White House Plan to Open Atlantic to Drilling Draws Fire From Republicans, Democrats
January 30
BP Witness Calls Spill Response Extraordinarily Effective at Fines Trial
January 30
Supreme Court Refuses Case of Companies Contesting Revised Spill Liability Calculations
January 30
EPA's Failure to Conduct Jobs Review Harms Businesses, Coal Company Says
January 30
Portman Moves Streamlined Permit Bill; Startup Bill Gets Democrats' Support
January 30
Senators Hoping to Get White House Support For Bill to Streamline U.S. Project Permitting
January 30
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
January 30
State Regulators Allege New Round Of Violations by Battery Recycling Plant
January 30
Town of Erie Backs Away From Drilling Ban, Will Revise Agreements With Two Operators
January 30
Farmers Reducing Pollution, on Track To Meet TMDL Mandate, Agency Says
January 30
New Brighton City Council Endorses $60 Million Settlement for Water Cleanup
January 30
Statutes of Limitations Inapplicable To Actions Under State's Superfund Law
January 30
Governor Reinstates Ban on Leases For Hydraulic Fracturing on State Lands
January 30
Rotting Oil Drums on Residential Property Justified State Agency's Investigative Entry
January 30
State Pursues Environmental Analysis Of Booming ‘Frac Sand' Mining Industry
January 30
State Agrees to Tighten Rules Governing Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals
January 30
Obama Administration Sharpens Focus on Reducing Methane Emissions
January 30
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