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Court Rejects Challenge to EPA Approval Of San Joaquin Nonattainment Fee Alternative
June 26
EPA to Address Fine Particulate Plans For Iowa, Puerto Rico to Resolve Lawsuit
June 26
Five Democratic Governors Urge EPA To Follow Science on Ozone Standards
June 26
Ninth Circuit Upholds EPA Actions In San Joaquin Air Pollution Control Plan
June 26
Obama May Win on Carbon Rule By Losing on Mercury Rule in High Court
June 26
No Clear Signal From U.S. Supreme Court About Upcoming Decision on Mercury Rules
June 26
Pressure Relief Valve Provisions Focus Of Industry Lawsuit on Off-Site Waste Rule
June 26
Utility Group Sues EPA Over Rejection Of Request to Reconsider Mercury Rules
June 26
Owners of Four Corners Power Plant Agree To Spend $160 Million to Reduce Emissions
June 26
Administration Officials Criticize Riders In House Bill on Ozone, Climate Regulations
June 26
Climate Change Seen Threatening Public Health Along With Environment
June 26
Colleges Divest Little After Climate Protest, With Few Fossil-Fuel Holdings to Even Sell
June 26
Credit Rating Agencies Could Face Heat In Potential ‘Climate Crisis,' Report Says
June 26
O'Malley Climate Plan Seen Prodding Clinton Toward Greater Policy Specifics
June 26
EPA Sends Methane Standards for Oil, Gas Wells to White House OMB for Review
June 26
Maine Senator Urges EPA to Credit States For Actions Already Taken to Cut Carbon
June 26
OMB Reviewing Methane Standards For New, Existing Municipal Landfills
June 26
Schumer Sees 2017 Opening for Carbon Fee; Whitehouse Says Momentum Quietly Building
June 26
White House Seeking Help of Mayors In Gaining Support for Clean Power Plan
June 26
DOE Considering New Efficiency Standards For Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts, Sets Meeting
June 26
DOE Plans to Issue Efficiency Standards For Commercial Boilers, Other Appliances
June 26
Industry, Electricity Groups Say DOE Rushed Efficiency Standards Process
June 26
New Efficiency Standards Recommended For Commercial Rooftop Air Conditioners
June 26
Renewable Energy Company Agrees to Pay $387,000 to Settle False Claims Act Case
June 26
China May Be Mulling More Ambitious Cut In Carbon Intensity Under Pledge, Stern Says
June 26
EPA Bolsters Argument for Global Action On Climate in Report on Costs, Benefits
June 26
Support Builds for Including Commitments From States, Industry in Climate Agreement
June 26
U.S. Urges ‘Critical Mass’ of Countries With Pledges Ahead of Paris Climate Talks
June 26
U.S., China Seek Progress on Finance, Other Cooperation to Support Global Accord
June 26
Second Phase of Federal Truck Standards Seen Curbing 1 Billion Tons of Emissions
June 26
Renewable Energy Expected to Draw Bulk of Spending for New Power Plants
June 26
Senate Democrats to Release Bill Outlining Energy Priorities After Break, Cantwell Says
June 26
Biodiesel Producers Push EPA to Set 2016 Blending Standard of 2 Billion Gallons
June 26
House Passes Whitfield Bill to Impede Clean Power Plan Compliance Among States
June 26
House Republicans Say Clean Power Plan Would Increase Costs, Hurt Grid Reliability
June 26
McCabe Says EPA to Address Interim Goals In ‘Mid-Summer' Clean Power Plan Release
June 26
White House Issues Veto Threat for Bill On Power Plants; Capito Pushes Own Effort
June 26
Court Should Deny OSM Interpretation Of Mine Laws on Permitting, Advocates Say
June 26
Senators Urge Interior to Appeal Ruling On Colorado Mine Environmental Review
June 26
Dow, Rockwell Likely to See $1.25 Billion Bill As Rocky Flats Radiation Award Is Reinstated
June 26
Duke Energy Announces Plans to Excavate More Coal Ash Basins in North Carolina
June 26
Gulf Power Co. Agrees to Relocate Coal Ash at Shuttered Florida Plant
June 26
U.S. Backs Appeal in RCRA Citizen Suit Over Chemically Treated PG&E Utility Poles
June 26
Underground Storage Tank Rules Revised With Costs Projected to Be Lower, EPA Says
June 26
New Techniques, Identifying Composition Of Contaminants Seen as Speeding Cleanups
June 26
USGS Study Finds ‘Measurable Effects’ On North Carolina Streams From CAFOs
June 26
Low-Oxygen Dead Zone in Bay Forecast To Be Slightly Smaller than Average in 2015
June 26
Judge Partially Dismisses Advocates' Lawsuit Over West Virginia NPDES Program Authority
June 26
Lead, Copper Rule Recommendations, Goals Clarified at Working Group Meeting
June 26
EPA Continues to Push Trading as Means For Reducing Hypoxia in Gulf of Mexico
June 26
Even More Riders for Interior, EPA Expected to Spending Bill on House Floor
June 26
Obama Renominates McCabe to Lead EPA Air Office, Kopocis for Water Office
June 26
Jindal Joins Republican Presidential Fray; Would Quash EPA Carbon Rules if Elected
June 26
Jewell Voices Optimism on Avoiding Sage Grouse Listing Under Species Act
June 26
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Petition On Whooping Cranes, Water Withdrawals
June 26
Ninth Circuit Upholds Ruling Denying Advocacy Group Relief in EPA Title VI Case
June 26
BLM's New Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations Delayed by Court Pending Action in Lawsuits
June 26
UN General Assembly Creates Panel To Draft Pact to Protect Marine Biodiversity
June 26
British Columbia, U.S. Western States Work Toward Coordinated Oil Spill Response Plans
June 26
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
June 26
California Climate Plan Has State's Inland Condemning Costs to Citizens, Industry
June 26
‘Microbead' Prohibition Among Bills On Water Signed by Indiana Governor
June 26
Wisconsin Approves Rules to Streamline Air Permitting for Minor Source Emitters
June 26
Potential Role for UN in Setting Standards for Green Bonds Ahead of Paris Talks
June 26
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Challenges, Review, and the Clean Power Plan
June 26
There's Money to Be Made in Trash, Procter & Gamble Says
June 26
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June 26
Consent Decree Does Not Derail Ohio Citizen Lawsuit Claims, Judge Rules
June 19
EPA Asks Fourth Circuit to Block Discovery In Lawsuit Over Air Rules' Impact on Jobs
June 19
EPA's McCabe Defends Ozone Proposal From Criticism About Cost, Achievability
June 19
EPA's Move to Block Discovery in Lawsuit On Air Rules Is Premature, Companies Say
June 19
Lawsuit Asks D.C. Circuit to Review Removal Of Affirmative Defense From Pollution Plans
June 19
Luminant Sues EPA Over Rule Requiring Texas to Pull Affirmative Defense Provision
June 19
Pellet Fuel, Masonry Heater Provisions Highlighted in Lawsuits Over Wood Stove Rule
June 19
Republicans Question Ozone Studies, Urge EPA to Consider Effects of Job Loss
June 19
Riders Would Bar EPA From Implementing Ozone Rule, but Length of Delay Unknown
June 19
Biodiesel Fuel Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Clean Air Act Violations, Fined
June 19
Supreme Court Denies Volvo Petition To Review $72 Million Fine Over Emissions
June 19
Where Coal Was King in West Virginia, Pope's Climate Warning Faces Tricky Sell
June 19
Senate Panel to Consider Measure Blocking Regulations Needed for Obama Climate Plan
June 19
White House, DOT Release New Data Sets Related to Climate Change, Transportation
June 19
Ingersoll-Rand Pledges to Cut Emissions From Products, Facilities Up to 50 Percent
June 19
Standards for Efficient Cars, Light Trucks Will Make Them More Expensive, Report Says
June 19
White House to Hold Energy Summit, Announce Actions to Encourage Investment
June 19
Expect Informal Climate Talks on Sidelines Of September UN Meeting, Diplomat Says
June 19
On Capitol Hill, Lawmakers See Little Effect On Their Work From Pope's Climate Stand
June 19
Pontifical Science Academy Helped to Shape Views Pope Francis Holds on Climate Change
June 19
Senators Square Off Over Pope's Role In Highlighting Global Climate Challenge
June 19
Stressing Moral Climate Change Cause, Pope Francis Steps Squarely Into Politics
June 19
UN Climate Process Expects Papal Encyclical To Boost Momentum in Negotiations
June 19
Companies Write Letter in Opposition To Bill Ending Wind Production Tax Credit
June 19
DOE Investing $55 Million in Biofuel Crops, Heat and Power Generation Development
June 19
Solar Energy Partnership Can't Use Wind Energy Production Credit Safe Harbor
June 19
Challenger in 2016 Illinois Senate Race Vows to Resist Rollback of Biofuels Mandate
June 19
EPA in 2017 to Explore ‘Reset' of Blending Mandates Under Renewable Fuel Standard
June 19
EPA's Renewable Fuel Proposal Panned By Oil, Biofuels Industries Before Hearing
June 19
Former White House Advisers Question Effectiveness of Renewable Fuels Law
June 19
EPA Inspector General Urges Completion Of Guidance on RCRA Post-Closure Care
June 19
Copper Mine's Arizona Land Swap Would Be Repealed Under Grijalva Bill
June 19
Mingo Coal Appeals Court Decision Upholding EPA Revocation of Corp's Section 404 Permit
June 19
Government Oversight of Contractors Called Out in Radiation-Leak Hearing
June 19
Progress Seen in Food, Electronics Recovery, But Major Opportunities Remain, EPA Says
June 19
Senate Asked to Pursue Legislation To Address Coal Ash Rule Deficiencies
June 19
Cost-Effectiveness Emphasized in Guidance From EPA on Addressing Vapor Intrusion
June 19
EPA Resubmits Rule to Add Vapor Intrusion To Hazard Ranking System's Pathways List
June 19
PCS Phosphate Owed Superfund Defense For Sudden, Accidental Transformer Blowout
June 19
Petitioners Say Ruling on State Settlements Demonstrates Superfund Law Misinterpreted
June 19
West Virginia, Delaware on Pace to Meet Bay Water Quality Goal for 2017, EPA Says
June 19
Cyanotoxin Advisories Issued by EPA; Concerns Raised Over Implementation
June 19
MTBE Defective Design Allegations Tossed; Oil Companies Must Defend Warning Claims
June 19
Report Says EPA Underestimated Benefits In Proposed Power Plant Effluent Guidelines
June 19
More Information From Dischargers Required For Coverage Under New Stormwater Permit
June 19
Water Trading Auction in Ohio Basin Shelved Due to Lack of Credit Buyers
June 19
Fourth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to Prevent Conversion of Wetlands
June 19
U.S. Says Jurisdictional Determination Case Not Ready for Argument Despite Circuit Split
June 19
Environmentalists Lobbying to Keep Rider On Stream Protection Out of Senate Bill
June 19
Riders Limiting Federal Rules on Fracking, Ozone Added to EPA, Interior Funding Bill
June 19
Spending Bill Wins Committee Approval With Cuts for EPA, Warnings of Stalemate
June 19
Judge Approves Agreement to Dismiss Remaining Claims in EPA Text Message Case
June 19
McCarthy Threatened With Subpoena Over Outstanding Document Requests
June 19
No Evidence of Fraud Found in Audit Of Time, Attendance Practices at EPA
June 19
Jeb Bush Appears to Shift on Environment As He Enters Republican Presidential Fray
June 19
Transportation, Wildlife Agencies Reach Pact To Avoid Impacts to Bat Species Across U.S.
June 19
EPA to Launch Online System for Companies To Self-Report Environmental Violations
June 19
Environmental Due Diligence Options Critical For Small Lenders, Risk Manager Says
June 19
Judge Rules FHWA Failed to Complete Proper Review of Illiana Tollway Project
June 19
Regulators, Environmental Groups Settle On Outer Banks Bridge, Refuge Lawsuit
June 19
Bill to Accelerate Federal Forest Protection Approved by Natural Resources Committee
June 19
Water Samples From Barnett Shale Show Chemicals Used in Fracking, Joint Study Says
June 19
Companies Lack Standing to Force BLM To Make Certain Timber Sales, Court Says
June 19
High-Rate Fluid Injection Linked to Quakes, University of Colorado, USGS Study Finds
June 19
Oklahoma Earthquake Surge Linked to Oil, Gas Drilling, Stanford University Study Finds
June 19
Proposed Regulations for Arctic Offshore Defended as Prudent Adaptive Measures
June 19
Shell Lawsuit to Keep Greenpeace Away Allowed to Proceed by U.S. Court in Alaska
June 19
Shell Offshore Arctic Spill Response Plans Survive Appeal Over Species Risks, NEPA
June 19
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
June 19
Billionaire Activist Urges Pension Funds In California to Divest Coal Companies
June 19
California Approves Conservation Measures To Preserve Water for Protected Fish
June 19
Regulators Upholds Stormwater Permit For Los Angeles County to Advance Reuse
June 19
Georgia Supreme Court Says Wetlands Excluded From Buffer Protection Law
June 19
Massachusetts Plan to Address Nitrogen In Cape Cod Waters Sent to EPA for Review
June 19
Buffer Zones Required for Waterways In Minnesota Under Bill Signed by Governor
June 19
Nevada Governor Signs Bill to Assess Need for Renewable Energy Projects
June 19
Ecuadoreans' Suit Against Attorney for Share Of $9.5B Judgment Not Properly in N.Y. Court
June 19
North Carolina Law Establishes Timeline For Duke Energy Cleanup, State Court Says
June 19
City Council in Texas Votes to Repeal Fracking Ban in Light of New State Law
June 19
Vermont Governor Signs Legislation To Address Runoff Into Lakes, Waterways
June 19
‘Disarm the EPA?’
June 19
North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas Tackle Gathering Line Rules Their Own Ways
June 19
States Act to Regulate Gathering Lines As Oil, Gas Exploration, Production Ramp Up
June 19
EPA's EJSCREEN, Final Guidance Lay Basis for National EJ Progress, Tejada Says
June 19
Listing
June 19
Better Attribution of Ozone Sources Needed For Tighter Standards, NOAA Researchers Say
June 12
EPA 2020 Wood Stove Emissions Limits Challenged in Court by Industry Group
June 12
EPA Seeks Input on Revised Costs To Operate Nitrogen Oxides Controls
June 12
Iowa Residents Seek Rehearing in Litigation Over EPA Regulation of Feedlot Emissions
June 12
No State Consensus on Best Way to Handle Particulate Precursors Under 2012 Standards
June 12
Regional Haze Plan for Coal-Fired Plants In Montana Struck Down by Ninth Circuit
June 12
$54M Deal OK'd for Another 82 Workers Injured by World Trade Center Toxic Dust
June 12
MATS Decision Shouldn't Affect Legality Of Clean Power Plan, EPA Attorney Says
June 12
EPA Continues to Narrow Number Of Allowable Uses for Methyl Bromide
June 12
Alexander Confident Energy Spending Bill Will Go to Floor Despite Democrats' Stance
June 12
Republican Senators Allege Inadequate Input From Small Businesses in Clean Power Plan
June 12
Carbon-Absorbing Mineral in Earth's Crust Among ‘Last Ditch’ Climate Change Remedies
June 12
Global Warming Pause Cited by Skeptics On Climate Change Countered in New Report
June 12
Coal Companies Confront Bigger Threat Than Obama Administration Clean Air Rules
June 12
Obama Persuades Unilever, Wal-Mart To Help Farmers Cut Carbon Emissions
June 12
RGGI Carbon Emission Allowances Sell For Record $5.50 Each in Latest Auction
June 12
Lawmakers Want DOE Proposal to Separate Home Furnace Product Classes, Standards
June 12
EPA Seen Siding With Engine Makers In Upcoming Truck Efficiency Rules
June 12
Energy Department Loans Program Director Will Step Down at End of June, Memo Says
June 12
Bonn Talks End With Mandate to Streamline Text That Could Become Paris Climate Pact
June 12
French Minister Says Details Needed Now On Wealthier Nations' $100 Billion Pledge
June 12
G-7 Leaders Back Decarbonizing Economies By 2100, Urge Countries to Unveil Targets
June 12
U.S. Commits to Helping Developing Nations With Climate Adaptation Through Partnership
June 12
Senators Unveil $45-a-Ton Carbon Tax Bill; Revenue Could Offset Corporate Tax Cut
June 12
Green Bonds Flourish on Wall Street; Investors Embrace Renewable Energy Debt
June 12
Southern Co. Will Sell Rooftop Solar In Georgia, Mulls Residential Batteries
June 12
Stanford University Study Outlines Strategy For States' 100% Renewables Infrastructure
June 12
Cellulosic Ethanol Producers to Lobby EPA to Limit Waiver Credits for Oil Refiners
June 12
Energy Department, EEI Sign Agreement To Encourage Electric Vehicle Development
June 12
Ethanol Groups Say EPA Proposal On RFS Crushing Growth of Industry
June 12
Senate Subcommittee Schedules Hearing On Renewable Fuel Standard Management
June 12
Ryan Amendment Would Block Agreements On Climate Rules in Fast Track Trade Bill
June 12
EPA to Consider Greenhouse Gas Rules For Aircraft After Endangerment Finding
June 12
Challenges to Proposed Clean Power Plan Are Premature, D.C. Circuit Says in Dismissal
June 12
EPA Power Plan Will Incorporate Changes, Comments, Official Tells Midwest Group
June 12
Regulators Preparing Compliance Models As States Ready for EPA Clean Power Plan
June 12
Senate to Examine EPA Coal Ash Rule June 17 but No Legislation Expected by Then
June 12
Exxon Mobil, U.S. to Share Superfund Costs For WWII Factory Waste; Allocation Deferred
June 12
No Review of Whether EPA Letter Triggers Coverage
June 12
Settling Parties' Superfund Suit Reinstated; Claims Don't Stem From Years-Old Agreement
June 12
Chesapeake Bay Toxics Panel Urges Focus On PCB Reductions Now, Other Toxics Soon
June 12
Study: Market Financing for Pollution Curbs Key to Long-Term Maryland Bay Protection
June 12
Supreme Court Denies Permit Shield Petition From Alaska Railroad Corp., Coal Company
June 12
Most Claims in Chemical Spill Case Allowed To Proceed, but Trial Court Dismisses Others
June 12
Rural Water Systems Would Get Help With Standards Under Bill Passed by Senate
June 12
Bill to Reauthorize Program to Address Ocean Acidification Introduced in House
June 12
Waters of U.S. Rule Sparks Debate About Appropriate Role of Regulators
June 12
Lawmakers Rip Administration Over Handling Of Water Infrastructure Project Proposals
June 12
Survey Sees Grim Outlook for Water Utilities; Gap in Infrastructure Funding Needs Cited
June 12
Bill for Rewrite of Water Jurisdiction Rule Approved Along Party Lines by Senate Panel
June 12
Occasional Flow of Water Isn't Considered Jurisdictional Under Waters Rule, EPA Says
June 12
Regulation of Isolated Waters, Wetlands Not Determined by Single Function, EPA Says
June 12
Current Federal Policy Reflects Importance Of Water as Resource, ABA Conference Told
June 12
Failing to Manage Water Risks Could Dampen Economic Growth, IMF Says
June 12
Capped Interior, EPA Spending Bill Faces Amendment in House Appropriations
June 12
Lawmakers Hold Off Attacking Rules With Congressional Review Act, Cite Odds
June 12
Free-Market Legal Organization to Receive $313,000 Under FOIA Settlement With EPA
June 12
Republicans Could Block All EPA Nominees Until McCarthy Answers Questions on Rules
June 12
Senate Secret Science Bill to Cost EPA $250M Yearly to Implement, CBO Estimates
June 12
Bill Would Put Limits on BLM Regulation Of Oil, Gas Operations, Including Fracking
June 12
EPA Fracking Study Undercuts Push By Environment Groups for Regulation
June 12
EPA Report Said to Shows States Effective In Managing Risks Associated With Fracking
June 12
State, Industry Suits Against Fracking Rule Consolidated in Federal Court in Wyoming
June 12
Federal Land Management Plan Failed To Consider Oil, Gas Impacts, Lawsuit Says
June 12
More Data Required to Learn How Activity Can Trigger Seismic Events, Scientists Say
June 12
USGS: Injection of Oil, Gas Wastewater Primary Cause of Induced Earthquakes
June 12
Enbridge to Pay $4 Million in Settlement With Resource Trustees Over 2010 Spill
June 12
Former BP Executive Acquitted of Charges He Lied About Size of Gulf of Mexico Spill
June 12
Upcoming Standards for Oil, Gas Wells Unnecessary, Republicans Tell Obama
June 12
Federal Agencies Inch Forward on Goals For Sustainability, White House Update Says
June 12
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
June 12
Southern California Air Quality Regulators Adopt Stricter Requirements for Air Toxics
June 12
Agency's Cleanup Order Triggers Duty To Indemnify, Massachusetts Court Rules
June 12
Michigan Drafts 30-Year Water Strategy; Phosphorus, Water Fund Addressed in Goals
June 12
New York Proposes Brownfield Cleanup Rules; Language to Determine Tax Credit Eligibility
June 12
Duke Energy Skipping North Carolina Fight Over Solar Development, Others Pick Sides
June 12
Risk Management for Environmental Consultants
June 12
Former FERC Chairman Defends Demand-Response Program as It Heads to Supreme Court
June 12
Listing
June 12
Designations for Ozone Standards Upheld; Constitutional Challenges Rejected by Court
June 5
EPA to Respond to Advocacy Group Petitions On Shell Chemical Plant Permits by Aug. 21
June 5
Ozone Implementation Challenges Raised As Senators Spar Over Need for EPA Proposal
June 5
Pollution Suit Sent Back to State Court Under Exception to Class Action Statute
June 5
Sierra Club Threatens to Sue EPA, Alleges Failure to Act on Ozone Plans
June 5
D.C. Circuit Denies Industry Challenges To Emissions Limits on PVC Production
June 5
Downwind States Press for Reductions In Nitrogen Oxides in Truck Standards
June 5
New Air Monitoring Methods Can Be Used To Determine Attainment With EPA Standards
June 5
Wisconsin Utility Files Lawsuit to Compel Response From EPA on Power Plant Permits
June 5
Greater Range of Views on Climate Change Now Exists in Republican Presidential Field
June 5
New RGGI Chair Awaits Summer Release Of Carbon Rule for Nation's Power Plants
June 5
Final Rule for Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts Could Save $24.1 Billion Over 30 Years
June 5
House Energy Efficiency Bill Draws Fire From Obama Administration, FERC Officials
June 5
Brazilian President's Washington Visit Spurring Talks on Climate Change Divide
June 5
Climate Risk From Methane Threatens To Undermine Promotion of Natural Gas
June 5
Key Player in Paris Climate Talks Seeks Pact That Won't Require U.S. Congress Approval
June 5
Interior Approves Nevada Solar Projects, First to Be Located in ‘Solar Energy Zones'
June 5
D.C. Circuit Orders EPA to Reconsider Small Refinery Exemption but Backs Methods
June 5
EPA Proposes Reduction in Biofuels Required for Blending in Fuel Supply
June 5
Lawmakers Renew Call to Revise RFS, But Quick Action Seen as Unlikely
June 5
EPA Nears Decision on Regulating Emissions From Aircraft in Response to Climate Change
June 5
EPA Sends Final Clean Power Plan Rule To White House for Interagency Review
June 5
Power Companies Cry Foul Over Process For Providing Input on Clean Power Plan
June 5
West Virginia's House Delegation Wants State To Hold Off on Clean Power Plan Compliance
June 5
Brownfields Bill Introduced in Senate Would Expand EPA Grant Program Eligibility
June 5
10th Circuit Asked to Allow Coal Mine In Colorado to Keep Operating During Appeal
June 5
D.C. Circuit Dismisses Industry Challenge To Carbon Sequestration Waste Exclusion
June 5
EPA Inspector General to Weigh Effectiveness Of Financial Assurance Efforts at Waste Sites
June 5
EPA Warns More Time Needed to Process Hazardous Waste Export Notifications
June 5
Court Allows Pebble Lawsuit to Proceed With Committee Claims Versus EPA
June 5
Suit Claiming Pollution at Three Coal Mines Allowed to Proceed Based on Conductivity
June 5
Court Rejects Petitioners' Challenges To Nonhazardous Secondary Materials Rule
June 5
Dismissal of TVA Coal Ash Suits Reversed; Federal Contractor's Immunity at Issue
June 5
Navy to Improve Underground Storage Tanks In Hawaii Under Proposed Settlement
June 5
EPA Announces $14 Million Soil Cleanup At Site of Former Sherwin-Williams Plant
June 5
House Passes Bill to Fund Estuary Program; Competitive Grants, Cost Limits Included
June 5
EPA Issues $1.6 Billion Loan to Upgrade Sacramento Wastewater Treatment Plant
June 5
Questions on Federal Jurisdiction Persist Despite Release of U.S. Clean Water Rule
June 5
Senate Moderates Mum on Forcing Rewrite Of U.S. Waters Rule, as Path to Passage Seen
June 5
Senate Panel Condemns Lack of Consultation With Small Business on Waters of U.S. Rule
June 5
Waters of U.S. Rule Faces Likely Challenges On Tributaries, Other Issues, Attorneys Say
June 5
Report Outlines Policy Options for Aiding Governments in Recycling, Reusing Water
June 5
Court Says Nationwide Wetlands Permit For Keystone Section Does Not Violate Law
June 5
Federal Judge Orders Discovery in Lawsuit Seeking to Compel Jobs Review of Air Rules
June 5
House Approves DOJ Spending Bill Including Ban on Climate-Related Funding
June 5
White House Outlines ‘Serious Concerns' With Senate Energy, Water Funding Bill
June 5
House Plans June Votes on Bills Targeting Clean Power Plan, Chemicals Law, Coal Ash
June 5
O'Malley, Praised for Environment Record As Governor, to Announce Presidential Bid
June 5
Legal Fight Over Utah Prairie Dog Triggers Constitutional Debate, Senate Legislation
June 5
Timber Company's Incidental Take Permits For Spotted Owl Vacated by Federal Court
June 5
EPA Issues Guidance on When to Consider Environmental Justice Nearly Four Years Late
June 5
Town's Success on Environmental Justice Exemplifies Federal Government Engagement
June 5
House Panel Discusses Strategies to Speed Management Projects in National Forests
June 5
EPA Study Cites Hydraulic Fracturing Risks But Sees No ‘Widespread, Systemic Impacts'
June 5
Fracking Operations Begin in Denton, Texas, After State Law Renders Ban Unenforceable
June 5
Practicality, Costs of Federal Fracking Rule Defended Against Industry Injunction Request
June 5
Wyoming, Colorado Seek Injunction To Block Enforcement of BLM Fracking Rule
June 5
Environmental Groups Sue Over Approval Of Shell Exploration Plan for Arctic Offshore
June 5
Interior Getting Closer to Issuing Final Rule On Offshore Oil, Gas Production Standards
June 5
Former BP Executive Denies Lying About Size of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill
June 5
Supreme Court Urged to Deny Petitions On Oil Well Liability From BP, Anadarko
June 5
Annual Sustainability Reports May Cease To Exist as Information is Shared Digitally
June 5
Ex-Im Bank Critic Sen. Corker Faults Environmental Role in Loan Decisions
June 5
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
June 5
Public Notice Needed Before Copper, Gold Exploration at Pebble Mine, Court Says
June 5
Kansas Law Makes Energy Mandates Voluntary
June 5
Agreement Bars Suit Over Oil Spill After Demolition
June 5
New York Gives Company One Month To Respond on Plan for Bitumen Boilers
June 5
Judge Says Agency Improperly Denied Alcoa Project Water Quality Certification
June 5
Large Tech Companies Voice Opposition To Pending North Carolina Renewables Bill
June 5
North Carolina Legislature Approves Bill To Ease Project Review Requirements
June 5
Governor Signs Legislation to Restrict Local Efforts to Regulate Oil, Gas Drilling
June 5
Suit Against Energy Companies May Proceed For Particle Migration; No Air Act Preemption
June 5
Wisconsin Supreme Court Revives Use Permit for Green Bay Power Plant
June 5
NRG Home's CEO ‘Obsessed' With Knowing What Its Energy Customers Want
June 5
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June 5
EPA Decisions on Ozone Implementation, Transport Plans to Be Required by Court
May 22
States Say Background Levels, Few Controls Present Ozone Compliance Complications
May 22
AK Steel to Pay $1.3 Million to Settle Air Act Violations at Detroit-Area Plant
May 22
Marathon Petroleum to Pay $2.9 Million Fine, Install Pollution Controls in Air Settlement
May 22
Whitehouse to Unveil Carbon Fee Bill in June With Hopes of Boosting Climate Debate
May 22
Advocates' Approaches to Power Plan Said to Have Range of Legal Ramifications
May 22
McCarthy Asks Businesses to Speak Up On Economics of Climate Change Action
May 22
California, Other States, Provinces Sign Agreement on Climate Change
May 22
Nominees Demur on Whether Senate Must Approve International Climate Agreement
May 22
Pope's Adviser Says U.S. Critics Are Wrong About Climate Change, Church Has Role
May 22
Senators Get Briefing from Catholic Bishops On Forthcoming Vatican Climate Document
May 22
Manchin, Heitkamp Introduce Measures Aimed at Promoting Clean Coal Technologies
May 22
Fossil Fuel Industry Said Looking at Ways To Ensure Its Part in Low-Carbon Future
May 22
Advanced Wind Turbines Could Provide Far More Electricity, DOE Report Finds
May 22
Berkshire Hathaway Fights Residential Solar While Buffett Champions Renewable Energy
May 22
First Circuit Remands Cape Wind Case On Power Purchase Agreement to Trial Court
May 22
Rise in Electricity Produced at GE Facility Could Make Federal Tax Credit Unnecessary
May 22
Solar Farms in New Jersey, California Would Mean Loss of Wetlands, Habitat
May 22
SolarCity Corp. Turns to Bond Market to Fill Void From Decline of Investment Tax Credit
May 22
Fuels Industry Fears Price Spike in Credits Under EPA Renewable Fuel Compliance Plan
May 22
EIA Forecasts Increase in Power Plant Emissions
May 22
FERC Sees Limited Role if Clean Power Plan Contains Reliability Safety Valve for States
May 22
Governors Largely Shrug Off McConnell's Call To Boycott Clean Power Plan Compliance
May 22
Republicans Question EPA's Outreach To Small Businesses in Power Plant Rule
May 22
After Delay, EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan For DuPont Pompton Lakes Site Sediment
May 22
EPA Proposal on Pharmaceutical Waste Needs to Clarify Practices, Attorneys Say
May 22
Nitrate Cleanup Plans Approved for Dairies Newly Liable Under Federal Waste Laws
May 22
White House Begins Review of Revisions To Hazardous Waste Import-Export Policies
May 22
Failure of Mine Tailings Dam in Canada Shows Need for Oversight, Democrats Say
May 22
State Participation Limited in Development Of Stream Rule, House Subcommittee Told
May 22
‘Computational Error' in Coal Ash Rule Has Implications for Large-Scale Reuse
May 22
Definition of Solid Waste Lawsuits Combined With Petroleum Industry Case in D.C. Circuit
May 22
Western Governors Endorse Approach In House Bill to Regulating Coal Ash
May 22
‘Continuous Harm' Test Used for NCR's Share Of Liability for Lower Fox River Site Cleanup
May 22
Water Infrastructure Spending Measures Clear Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
May 22
EPA Developing Best Practices to Report Industrial Discharges of Chemicals to Utilities
May 22
Duke Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges, To Pay $102 Million for Coal Ash Violations
May 22
Review of Multi-Sector Stormwater Permit Complete
May 22
Bill to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics Approved by House Energy Subcommittee
May 22
Court Dismisses Home Builders' Lawsuit On Traditional Navigable Water Determination
May 22
EPA Delays Final Pretreatment Rule Setting Dental Amalgam Limits to Address Comments
May 22
Hearing on Waters of U.S. Rule, Bill Focuses On EPA Authority to Interpret Jurisdiction
May 22
Small Businesses Not Properly Consulted On Waters of U.S. Rule, SBA Official Says
May 22
$35.4 Billion Energy, Water Bill Approved By Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
May 22
Agency Accused of Incomplete Response To Subpoena, Avoiding Transparency Rules
May 22
Bill Would Require EPA Impact Analyses To Be Measured Without Other Assumptions
May 22
Agencies Propose Restrictions, Obligations For Endangered Species Act Listing Petitions
May 22
Landowners Defend Commerce Clause Ruling In Prairie Dog Case After Government Appeal
May 22
Texas Says Fifth Circuit Properly Applied Proximate Cause Standard in Cranes Case
May 22
Federal Court Halts Ring Dike Work For Minnesota Environmental Review
May 22
Lawmakers Mull Ways to Reduce Litigation Over Timber Sales, Other U.S. Forest Work
May 22
Industry Lawsuit Charges Fracking Rule Makes Little or No Sense, Costs Too Much
May 22
Conflict of Interest Reported in Study On Drilling Fluid Link to Water Pollution
May 22
Interior Leases Nearly 33,000 Acres For Drilling in Pawnee National Grassland
May 22
Shell Defends Plans to Drill in Arctic, Cites New Tests, Quick-Response System
May 22
Oxford University to Avoid Using Endowment To Invest in Some High-Polluting Fossil Fuels
May 22
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
May 22
Governor Orders Agencies to Enact Conservation Measures for Sage Grouse
May 22
D.C. Consent Decree Change Allows Green Roofs in Combined Sewer Fix
May 22
Explicit Fracking Ban Expected to Follow State Environmental Impact Statement
May 22
Governor Signs Legislation Restricting Local Ordinances on Drilling Regulation
May 22
State Regulations on Disposal, Storage Of Coal Ash Weak, Advocacy Groups Say
May 22
Senate Republicans Mull Options for Review Of U.S. Participation in Paris Climate Talks
May 22
More Timber Harvests in Federal Forests May Address Worries on Fire, Communities
May 22
Science Supports Tougher Ozone Standards Than Proposed: Health Association
May 22
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May 22
$13.5 Million in Diesel Grants Now Available
May 15
EPA Seeks Court Order to Block Discovery In Lawsuit Over Air Rules' Jobs Impact
May 15
High Ozone Events in Western U.S. Linked To La Niña Conditions by NOAA Researchers
May 15
Report Touts Benefits of Tighter Ozone Standard
May 15
Engine Exemption Ruling Should Delay Briefs in Related Lawsuit, EPA Tells Court
May 15
Company Fined for Lacking Risk Plan
May 15
Honolulu to Spend $17M Under Settlement Proposed to Resolve Alleged Air Violations
May 15
Tonawanda Coke Agrees to Pay $12 Million In Civil Case, Brings Total to $42 Million
May 15
EPA Should Impose Moratorium on Role Of Biomass in Power Plan, Senators Say
May 15
EPA, FERC Need Reliability Valve Agreement On Clean Power Plan, Utilities, Grids Say
May 15
Forestry Groups Seek Rehearing in Lawsuit Overturning Biomass Permitting Exemption
May 15
Private Sector, Young Citizens to Push U.S. To Climate Action, Ex-EPA Administrator Says
May 15
Regulators Offer Interstate Clean Power Guidance
May 15
Senate Bills Would Kill Clean Power Plan Immediately, Set Strict Limits on New Rules
May 15
White House NEPA Guidance Provides Certainty But Not Binding, Adviser Says
May 15
Groups Recommend Changes in RGGI To Comply With EPA Clean Power Plan
May 15
FERC Commissioner Moeller Won't Seek Third Term
May 15
Countries Need to Take Three Steps To Become Carbon Neutral, Bank Says
May 15
Energy Department Clears Cheniere LNG Project
May 15
House Pipeline Legislation Would Slow Projects Down, FERC Official Testifies
May 15
Sierra Club Files Petition in D.C. Circuit Court On FERC Approval of Cheniere LNG Project
May 15
Senate Bills Would Lift Drilling Restrictions, Increase Lease Sales, Revenue Sharing
May 15
Shell Gets Conditional Approval for Plan To Explore for Oil in Arctic Offshore in 2015
May 15
Congress Likely to Put Off Solar Credit
May 15
Renewables Use to Rise 3 Percent in 2015
May 15
Sustainability Not Fringe Issue, but Material For All Investors, Morgan Stanley Says
May 15
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May 15
Enforcement Order Equivalent of Civil Action Limits Party to Superfund Contribution Claim
May 15
Electricity Groups Outline Potential Issues With EPA Definition of Solid Waste Rule
May 15
Judges Appear Wary of Overturning EPA Rules on Nonhazardous Secondary Materials
May 15
Conservation Groups Say Court Order Needed To End 30-Year Delay in EPA Superfund Rules
May 15
New York City Reopens Croton Supply, Averting $65 Million in EPA Penalties
May 15
Deepwater Ruling Could Open Floodgates To Hundreds of Appeals as Rulings Docketed
May 15
Delaware River Draft ‘One Permit’ Rule Released
May 15
EPA Lacks Statutory Authority to Regulate Plastic Microbead Discharges by Consumers
May 15
EPA to Hold Public Listening Session On Pretreatment Rule for Oil, Gas Operations
May 15
House Passes Bill to Force Withdrawal of EPA Rule to Clarify Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
May 15
Virginia Developer to Petition Supreme Court On Adjacent Wetlands Ruling, Attorney Says
May 15
Federal Plans for Sage Grouse Protection Coming by End of May, BLM Director Says
May 15
Wastewater From Pennsylvania Fracked Wells Varies in Composition, USGS Study Says
May 15
Critical Minerals Bill Backed by Interior, But Funding, Research Questions Raised
May 15
Federal Court Rules for WildEarth Guardians In Lawsuit Against Colorado Coal Mine Plan
May 15
Mountaintop Mining Alters Nearby Bird Populations
May 15
NOAA Deep-Sea Mining Permits Invalid, Environmental Group Says in Lawsuit
May 15
Senators Launch Investigation Into Whether Agencies Are Regulating Through Guidance
May 15
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
May 15
ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66 to Spend $11.5M To Settle Alleged Storage Tank Violations
May 15
State Wellbore Complaints, Test Data Available
May 15
Governor Signs Bill to Allow Solar Projects
May 15
State House Passes Bills to Curb Tax Credits for Solar Power, Fracking
May 15
Bills Affecting Stormwater, Microbeads, Climate Change Signed by Gov. Hogan
May 15
Enbridge, Michigan Reach $75 Million Agreement to Settle 2010 Oil Spill Claims
May 15
Impact Statement on Fracking Cites Potential Health, Environmental Effects
May 15
New York Withdraws Appeal of Decision By EPA on Tappan Zee Bridge Funding
May 15
Governor Didn't Influence Staffing, Permits At Ohio EPA, State Inspector General Reports
May 15
Railroad Commission to Require Testing Of Four Disposal Wells Following Earthquake
May 15
Localities May Block Fracking With Zoning, State Attorney General Says in New Opinion
May 15
State Considers Joining RGGI, Weighs How to Meet Clean Power Plan Goals
May 15
State Calls on EPA to Grant Variance From Numeric Phosphorus Standard
May 15
Groups Agree EPA Can't Meet Deadlines For Reviews, But No Consensus on Fix
May 15
‘Time for Congress to Step in' to Address EPA Ozone Standards, Thune Says
May 15
Chemistry Council: Ozone Proposal Could Affect Billions in Planned Investments
May 15
Delaware Air Chief: Transport Must Be Addressed to Meet Ozone Standards
May 15
EPA Official Defends Timing, Rationale of Ozone Proposed Rule
May 15
Science Supports Tougher Ozone Standards Than Proposed: Health Association
May 15
WESTAR's Tom Moore Talks Ozone Implementation Challenges
May 15
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May 15
Six States Want Appeals Court to Review EPA Schedule for Sulfur Dioxide Designations
May 8
Stationary Engine Exemption Struck Down, Remanded to EPA by Federal Appeals Court
May 8
Merit Energy Co. Agrees to Install Enhanced Leak-Detection at Gas Plant
May 8
Court Denies Rehearing in Texas Lawsuit Challenging Greenhouse Gas Permitting
May 8
Varied Stances on Climate Change Seen In Latest Republican Presidential Hopefuls
May 8
Integrating New Distributed Energy Resources Into Grid Continues to Challenge Regulators
May 8
Climate Change Requirements for Securing Disaster Grants Slammed by Republicans
May 8
Final Impact Statement Paves Way For Power Line in Four Western States
May 8
California, Mexico Outline Strategy For Cooperation on Climate, Energy
May 8
U.S. Seeks ‘Robust and Transparent’ Targets For Cutting Emissions in Paris Climate Deal
May 8
Some Keystone XL Foes Grow Weary Of Obama's Delay in Deciding on Project
May 8
Bill Extending Tax Break to Renewables To Be Introduced in Senate This Month
May 8
Tesla's New Battery Doesn't Work That Well With Residential Rooftop Solar Systems
May 8
EPA Sends Renewable Fuel Standard Rule To White House for Review, Industries Say
May 8
House Defense Legislation Would Restrict Biofuel Purchases, Refinery Construction
May 8
3,500 Deaths Annually Could Be Prevented By EPA Clean Power Plan, Researchers Say
May 8
Capito Readies Senate Legislation to Block Proposed Clean Power Plan Implementation
May 8
Clean Power Plan Legally Solid But Imperfect As Tool to Cut Carbon Pollution, Schatz Says
May 8
Draft EPA Guidance Issued for Extending Post-Closure Care at Hazardous Waste Sites
May 8
Hoeven to ‘Definitely' Push Coal Ash Bill, Possibly as Amendment to Energy Measure
May 8
Court Denies NCR Mandamus Petition; No Irreparable Injury in Superfund Ruling
May 8
Litigator Describes Ways to Mitigate Liability As Arranger for Disposal of Hazardous Waste
May 8
Keeping Livestock Out of Streams Helps With Restoration but Challenges Abound
May 8
Delaware River Basin Commission Considers Single Process, Permit for Regulatory Activity
May 8
Harmful Exposure Limits for Cyanotoxins Called for by EPA; Full Advisories Expected
May 8
Public-Private Partnerships Encouraged In EPA Guidance on Green Infrastructure
May 8
Federal Ban on Microbeads Would Prevent Patchwork of State Laws, Speakers Testify
May 8
Unilever, Coca-Cola Lead Sector Ranking For Effectively Handling Water Impacts, Risks
May 8
House Passes $35.4B Energy, Water Bill With Riders Barring Some DOE Programs
May 8
Information Access Improved at EPA, But Issues Remain, Inspector General Says
May 8
Agencies Issue Rule to Clarify Regulations On Aspects of Species ‘Take' Statements
May 8
Home Builders Argue Property Rights Lost In ‘Mega-Settlements' on Species Decisions
May 8
Senate Bills Serve to Launch Debate On Endangered Species Act Revisions
May 8
Senators Look for Improvements in Policies Along With Funding Change to Fight Wildfires
May 8
Fracking Fluids Leaked Into Groundwater In Pennsylvania County, Report Says
May 8
Presidential Appointee, Not OMB Official, To Oversee Permitting in Revised Senate Bill
May 8
Republican Senator Sees Broader Role For Inspectors General, GAO in Oversight
May 8
Senate Leaders Urged to Schedule Floor Vote On Streamlined Permitting Bill This Summer
May 8
With Changes, Democrats Flock to Support Streamlined Permitting Bill; Floor Vote Eyed
May 8
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
May 8
Clean Power Plan Expected to Prompt State to Invest in Energy Infrastructure
May 8
New York Stormwater General Permit For Cities Upheld by State Court of Appeals
May 8
Governor Signs Legislation Providing Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects
May 8
Lawmakers Advance Bill to Require Implementation of Clean Power Plan
May 8
Owner Personally Liable for Contamination; Corporate Veil Piercing Upheld by State Court
May 8
Governor Vetoes Legislation Opposing EPA Carbon Plan, Citing Executive Order
May 8
The State of Environmental Crime Enforcement: A Survey of Developments in 2014
May 8
Legislation to Speed Environmental Permits Seen as Best Hope Among Deregulatory Bills
May 8
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May 8
Los Angeles-Area Air Agency Seeks Review Of Implementation Rule for Ozone Standards
May 1
Lung Association Highlights High Pollution Levels
May 1
More Groups Lobbying on Ozone Following EPA Proposal to Revise 2008 Standards
May 1
San Joaquin District Seeks More Time, Flexibility for Some Nonattainment Areas
May 1
EPA Denies Requests to Reconsider Power Plant Mercury, Air Toxics Standards
May 1
D.C. Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit On EPA Regulation of Feedlot Emissions
May 1
EPA Moves to Rescind Some Greenhouse Gas Permits Following Supreme Court Decision
May 1
Warming Accounts for 75% of Heat Waves, Many Extreme Rains, Snows, Report Says
May 1
Obama Signs Energy-Efficiency Measure, First Energy Bill Enacted This Congress
May 1
Three Brothers Plead Guilty to Role In $145M Biodiesel Incentive Fraud Scheme
May 1
House Democrats Praise NEPA Climate Guidance
May 1
Funding Mechanism Uncertain for $15 Billion Proposed in Quadrennial Review, Moniz Says
May 1
Economic Growth, Climate Change Issues Must Be Addressed Together, Stern Says
May 1
State Department to Brief Senate Staff On U.S. Pledge Toward Climate Accord
May 1
U.S. Will Push for Cuts in Black Carbon, Methane as Kerry Takes Arctic Council Helm
May 1
U.S., Japan Fail to Pay Green Climate Fund, Slowing Pace of Climate Mitigation Projects
May 1
Vatican: Papal Encyclical on Environment ‘Mostly Complete,' to Be Released in June
May 1
Trucking Groups Lack Standing to Challenge EPA Heavy-Duty Truck Standards, Court Says
May 1
Cantwell Leading Efforts to Reinstate Expired Clean Energy Tax Credits
May 1
DOE Says Data Scarce on Deaths Of Birds at Solar Energy Facilities
May 1
Carbon Tax Could Be Swapped for Cuts In Other Taxes, Deficit Reduction, WRI Says
May 1
Clean Power Plan Points Utilities Toward ‘Inevitable' Low-Carbon Future, EPA Says
May 1
House Committee Moves Bill Allowing States To Opt Out of Clean Power Plan Compliance
May 1
McConnell Tactic Unlikely to Keep States Out Of Trading Programs Under Clean Power Plan
May 1
Boeing Case Must Proceed in Federal Court; 40-Year Release Ruled Not Single Event
May 1
New Mexico Counties Offer Location for Proposed Interim High-Level Waste Storage
May 1
Wyden Asks for Investigation Into Problems With Spending at Hanford Nuclear Facility
May 1
Slight Uptick in Coal Ash Lobbying Followed December Release of Final EPA Regulations
May 1
Storage Tank Rule Review Completed By Office of Management and Budget
May 1
$6.7 Million Award to New York Upheld; Court Rejects Third-Party Liability Defense
May 1
Agriculture Industry Maintains EPA Invaded Privacy by Releasing Personal Feedlot Data
May 1
Recommended Fluoride Levels in Water Updated by HHS for First Time in 50 Years
May 1
Shell Shuts Down Most Claims Over Puerto Rico MTBE Contamination
May 1
California Cement Plant Will Cut Selenium, Other Discharges in State-Federal Settlement
May 1
Massachusetts City Agrees to Implement Measures to Resolve Water Act Violations
May 1
EPA Sued Over Alleged Failure to Enforce Stormwater Regulations for Charles River
May 1
Consumer Flushing of Disposable Wipes Impairs Treatment Works, Utilities Say
May 1
Senate Bill Directs EPA, Corps to Claim Water Jurisdiction Based on Measurable Flow
May 1
Traditional Definition of Point Source May Be Expanded by Courts, Water Lawyers Say
May 1
White House Recommends Veto of Measure Seeking Rewrite of Water Jurisdiction Rule
May 1
House Oversight Panel Slams EPA Response To Sexual Harassment, Pornography Incidents
May 1
Judge Finds EPA Withheld Documents, Rules in Favor of Whistle-Blower Scientist
May 1
Proper Information Management Asserted As EPA Supplies McCarthy's Text Records
May 1
Climate Hawk Sanders Seen Raising Issue's Profile in Presidential Race
May 1
House Committee Approves Defense Bill With Section Delaying Sage Grouse Decision
May 1
Advisers Say Specifics, Clear Definitions Missing From Environmental Justice Guidance
May 1
Timber, Grazing Interests Lose Challenge To 2012 Planning Rule by Forest Service
May 1
Obama Warns Against Taking Improvement In Protections of Air, Water ‘for Granted'
May 1
Fracking Rule Criticized for Vagueness, Questionable Strategies, Ineffectiveness
May 1
Gas Emissions From Fracking Operations Drift Hundreds of Miles, Study Suggests
May 1
Tenth Circuit Affirms Fish and Wildlife Sale Of Strip of Rocky Flats Land for Highway
May 1
Dispersant Limits in Spill Response Proposal Could Hinder Cleanups, Oil Companies Warn
May 1
Bills Would Direct Agencies to Sunset Rules, Disclose Reason for Confidential Settlements
May 1
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
May 1
Air Board Sets Stage to Evaluate Rules To Curb Freight Transportation Emissions
May 1
Governor Establishes Interim 2030 Goal For Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
May 1
State Approves Emergency Rules On Injection Well Program Compliance
May 1
State Said to Lead Effort to Push Global Activity on Climate Change
May 1
Colorado Joins Challenge to BLM Fracking Rule
May 1
Inflection Energy to Ask State Court For Re-Argument of Fracking Lease Case
May 1
Governor Signs Executive Order Ruling Out Plan for EPA Carbon Rules
May 1
Commission Orders Operators to Show Why Well Permits Shouldn't be Canceled
May 1
An In-Depth Look at How Environmental Liability Transfers Can Rescue Troubled Merger and Acquisition Transactions
May 1
Shareholder Activists Look at How Companies Handle Sustainability Issues From Top Down
May 1
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May 1
EPA Develops Plan for States to Comply With Guidelines for Sludge Incinerators
April 10
Proposal on Brick Manufacturing Emissions Meets Objections by States, Advocacy Groups
April 10
EPA Overdue on Air Toxics Reviews, Complaint Says in Seeking Court Deadlines
April 10
Pre-Construction Emissions Estimates At Issue in DTE New Source Review Case
April 10
EPA Agrees to Respond to Requests On Hanford Air Act Permit by May 29
April 10
Google, Microsoft Join Obama to Prepare For Health Effects From Climate Change
April 10
White House Emphasizes Health Effects In Push for Action to Curb Greenhouse Gases
April 10
EPA to Propose Federal Plan in August To Guide State Clean Power Plan Compliance
April 10
Industry Advocates Refuse to Provide Information for Climate Funding Probe
April 10
RGGI Board Elects New Chairwoman, Officers
April 10
Study: Virginia Would Earn $2.8 Billion, Meet Power Plan Obligations by Joining RGGI
April 10
House Panel Seeks Keystone Communications Between Conservationists, EPA Administrator
April 10
Obama's Solar Energy Jobs Programs Aim to Train 75,000 Solar Workers by 2020
April 10
U.S. Expected to Install Record Amount Of Renewable Energy Capacity in 2015
April 10
Governors Say Biofuels Group Listed Them as Members Without Consent
April 10
FERC Commissioner Voices Concerns About State Action on Clean Power Plan
April 10
FERC to Provide Grid Reliability Input For EPA Clean Power Plan Regulation
April 10
Questions Likely to Remain for States Even After Clean Power Plan Is Finalized
April 10
Impact Statement for Mine in Roadless Area Aims to Examine Cost of Carbon Emissions
April 10
Interior Office May Have Violated Laws In Developing Stream Rule, Republicans Say
April 10
Need to Assess Coal Mine Air Impacts In Flux After Vacature of Permit Approval
April 10
West Virginia Mine's Discharges Violated Water Standards, Advocacy Groups Tell Court
April 10
Tighter Management of E-Waste Exports Urged by Coalition of Electronics Recyclers
April 10
Waste Migration Wasn't ‘Sudden, Accidental,’ Requiring Insurance Coverage, Court Rules
April 10
Court Backs Forest Service in Uranium Mine Case
April 10
Land-Owning Company Would Obtain Permit Under Consent Decree on Abandoned Mines
April 10
Arranger Liability Appeal Raises Issues Of Precedent, Immunity Under Superfund Law
April 10
CERCLA Allocation Within Court's Discretion; Ruling Rejects Formulas, Widens Circuit Split
April 10
EPA Demand Letter Triggers Duty to Defend; Superfund Liability Notice Equivalent to Suit
April 10
Lawsuit to Enforce Cleanup Agreement Dismissed After Years of Delay in Litigation
April 10
Proposed Exxon Mobil Settlement Open for Comment
April 10
Maryland Natural Resources Official Hails EPA Stance on Farms' Loading Obligations
April 10
Study Finds Rise in Nitrogen, Sediment; Progress on Phosphorus May Be Overstated
April 10
EPA Criticized for Carrying Over Chemicals From Previous Contaminant Candidate List
April 10
Water Group Calls on EPA to Reduce Number Of Compounds on Possible Contaminants List
April 10
Los Angeles County Will Face Civil Penalties For Violating Stormwater Permit, Court Rules
April 10
Corps Plan to Place Sediment in Lake Erie Not Environmentally Sound, Ohio Tells Court
April 10
EPA Develops Drinking Water Dashboard, Working on Algal Bloom Early Warning App
April 10
Fifth Circuit Says EPA Need Not Determine Whether Mississippi Basin Needs New Limits
April 10
Regional Oversight of State Revolving Loans Slated for Review by EPA Inspector General
April 10
U.S. Water Rule's Impact on Development, Permafrost Debated at Alaska Field Hearings
April 10
W.Va. Coal Company's Water Quality Permit, Standards Questions Not Certified for Review
April 10
White House Begins Review of Final Rule From EPA, Corps on Protecting U.S. Waters
April 10
House to Consider Spending Legislation On Energy, Water This Month, McCarthy Says
April 10
Senate Democrats Likely to Preserve Climate, Environment Stance With Schumer as Leader
April 10
McCabe Offers Little New Information After Response Delay Impedes Confirmation
April 10
Candidate Cruz Expected to Campaign Against EPA Regulations, Climate Action
April 10
Rand Paul Seeking Republican Nomination For President, Opposes Air, Climate Rules
April 10
High Court Extends Response Time In Case on Whooping Crane Deaths
April 10
Kennebec River Dam Operators ‘Desired' Atlantic Salmon Passage, Federal Court Rules
April 10
Mitigation Plan to Protect Species Undercut By Reliance on Federal Lands, Court Says
April 10
EPA Updates Guide on Calculation Method For Enforcement's Environmental Benefits
April 10
Grijalva to Seek Support in Congress To Strengthen Environmental Justice Efforts
April 10
Kansas, Oklahoma Restricting Injections Of Saltwater Amid Rise in Earthquakes
April 10
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
April 10
Child Asthma, Exposure to Emissions From California Traffic Linked in Study
April 10
Dynegy Power Plant Gets More Time On California Cooling Intake Compliance
April 10
Gov. Brown Says California Drought, Restrictions Show Warming No Hoax
April 10
L.A. Mayor Releases Sustainability Plan, Envisions No Unhealthy Air Quality Days
April 10
Contamination From Steel Mill Cleanup Addressed by Settlement, $1.5 Million Fine
April 10
Maryland Lawmakers Make Climate Panel Permanent
April 10
Court Allows Michigan Resident's Lawsuit Over Enbridge Oil Spill to Proceed to Trial
April 10
State Transportation Agency to Pay $750,000 to Settle Water Act Allegations
April 10
New York, HUD Aim to Cut Public Housing Emissions
April 10
Duke Appeals $25M Fine for Contaminating Groundwater Beneath Coal Ash at N.C. Plant
April 10
Sea Level on North Carolina Coast May Rise Up to 10 Inches by 2045, State Report Says
April 10
Pennsylvania Extends Oil, Gas Rules Comment Period
April 10
Study Finds Correlation Between Levels Of Radon, Gas Development in Pennsylvania
April 10
$2.5 Million Settlement Proposed by State Over Duke Coal Ash Spill in Dan River
April 10
Some State Agency Workers Banned From Discussions, Work on Climate Change
April 10
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April 10
EPA to Release Proposed Guidance On Exceptional Events Later in 2015
April 3
Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Failure To Develop Regional Haze Plan for Utah
April 3
Judge Suggests EPA Petition, Not Citizen Suit, Is Proper Course on Factory Farm Emissions
April 3
MOVES2014 Guidance Addresses Carbon Monoxide
April 3
EPA Reclassifies Nonattainment Areas For Fine Particulates Based on New Data
April 3
NOAA to Fly Above Shale Oil Crews To Collect Data for Emissions Analysis
April 3
Lawsuit Over Potential Job Losses From Clean Air Rules Allowed to Continue
April 3
National Academy Panel to Advise EPA On Risks to Human Subjects in Air Studies
April 3
Weather Events Related to Climate Change Prompt Superfund Protective Steps, EPA Says
April 3
McCarthy Not Concerned About Litigation On Power Plants in Advance of Paris Talks
April 3
Senators Want Black Carbon Considered In Updates to Air Rules for Arctic Drillers
April 3
EPA Overestimates Methane Emissions From Natural Gas Distribution, Study Says
April 3
Melting Ice Prompts Earth's Surface to Rise; Effects Seen in U.S., Canada, Europe
April 3
Organization Sues EPA Over Communications With Democrats Probing Research Funding
April 3
Republican Senators Seek Detailed Answers On EPA Climate Change Science, Modeling
April 3
DOE Proposed Rule for Residential Boilers Lays Out New Energy Efficiency Standards
April 3
Gas Industry: DOE Furnace Energy Standard Is Too Costly, Rulemaking Isn't Transparent
April 3
Slimmed-Down Energy-Efficiency Bill Passed by Senate, Headed to House
April 3
DOE Grants Alcoa $259 Million Loan To Help Increase Lightweight Vehicles
April 3
Democrats Back Obama on Climate, Say U.S. Has Responsibility to Lead in Talks
April 3
U.S. Maintains Commitment on Emissions But Gives Itself Wiggle Room to Negotiate
April 3
U.S., Russia Make Emissions-Cutting Pledges; Most Other Countries Yet to Reveal Plans
April 3
OMB Reviewing Emissions, Fuel Standards Proposed for Medium, Heavy-Duty Trucks
April 3
Deadlines to Phase Out Some HFCs Too Aggressive, Whitfield Tells EPA
April 3
Interagency Quadrennial Energy Report Expected Before April Senate Hearing
April 3
Apple to Address Environmental Impacts With Long-Term Solar Energy Agreement
April 3
Citigroup Says Cheaper Oil Unlikely To Slow Growth of Renewable Energy
April 3
Florida's Solar Power Capacity Would Triple Under Duke Energy Proposal to Add Capacity
April 3
Biodiesel Producers Seek Reconsideration Of Import Approval for Argentine Biofuels
April 3
Eliminating Corn Ethanol Mandate May Hurt Cellulosic Fuel, Report Says
April 3
After Missed Deadline, EPA Should Withdraw Power Plant Rules, 19 Attorneys General Say
April 3
EPA Wants States to Develop Own Plans For Power Plant Rule, General Counsel Says
April 3
Koch Brothers Group Seeks to Shape Public Attitudes Against EPA Power Plan
April 3
McCarthy Defends EPA Clean Power Plan, Rule to Regulate Mercury From Power Plants
April 3
EPA Publishes Cellulosic Waiver Credit Prices
April 3
Bill Would Delay Stream Protection Rule, Require Agency to Make Science Public
April 3
Forest Service Seeks More Information For Mine Expansion Planned in Utah
April 3
Interior Issues Final Impact Statement For Expansion of Idaho Phosphate Ore Mine
April 3
Odds for Completing Yucca Mountain Seen Improving With Reid's Upcoming Retirement
April 3
Multiple Rules to Be Proposed in FY 2015 To Address RCRA ‘Gaps,' Guidance Says
April 3
Company's Silence in Superfund Action Prompts Default Judgment, Treble Damages
April 3
GE's Superfund ‘Arranger' Victory Stands; Transformers' Venting Valve Not a ‘Disposal'
April 3
Ninth Circuit OKs Appeal in Superfund Case; Liability for Air Pollutant ‘Disposal' at Issue
April 3
Ninth Circuit Says Superfund Allocation Is Within Court's Discretion; Circuits Split
April 3
Ruling Stands on CERCLA Counterclaim; Public Utility Faces Challenges on Appeal
April 3
States Oppose More-Stringent Test For Negotiated CERCLA Settlements
April 3
Pennsylvania, Virginia Promise to Strengthen Programs to Cut Farm Nutrients, Sediments
April 3
Citizen Suit Requires Showing That Pulp Mill Violates Permit, Not Standards, Court Rules
April 3
EPA Asked to Give Congress Documents, E-Mails on Water Jurisdiction Rulemaking
April 3
Illinois Advocates Have Standing to Sue Companies for Alleged Water Act Violations
April 3
Sixth Circuit Rules USDA Must Consider Minimal Effects of Wetlands Conversion
April 3
Final Senate Budget Resolution Contains Handful of Environmental Amendments
April 3
Reduced Budget and Staff Impacting Office of Enforcement and Compliance
April 3
Decision to Protect Bat Species Triggers Worries, Relief, Criticism, Activist Lawsuit
April 3
Plan Approved for Naval Training Exercises Violated Environmental Laws, Court Finds
April 3
Western Governors' Sage Grouse Inventory Catalogs Conservation Efforts in 11 States
April 3
Climate Change, New Source Review Top List Of Justice Department Enforcement Priorities
April 3
Council to Discuss Refinery Rule, Clean Power Plan
April 3
Fracking Operators Cited 2.5 Times Daily For Violations in Three States, Study Shows
April 3
Methane Concentrations in Well Water Unrelated to Fracking, New Study Finds
April 3
Oil, Gas Drillers Keep Fracking Chemicals Secret Under FracFocus Registry, EPA Says
April 3
Terms of Drilling Leases Not Extended By ‘Force Majeure’ Provisions, Court Says
April 3
Increased Drone Use Welcome but Raises Privacy, State/Local Regulatory Concerns
April 3
Interior Department Grounded T-Hawk Drones After Finding Possible Frequency Interference
April 3
BLM Releases Framework for Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument
April 3
Companies Urged Scientists to Avoid Linking Wastewater Injection, Quakes, E-mails Show
April 3
Criticism of Plan for Offshore Leasing Focuses Especially on Atlantic Drilling
April 3
Energy Advisory Council Offers Ideas To Assist Oil, Gas Development in Arctic
April 3
Interior Official Emphasizes Pragmatism In Federal Support of Energy Production
April 3
New Way to Monitor Methane Could Help Spot Contamination From Shale Development
April 3
Tougher Standards, Targeted Leasing To Be Applied to Drilling in Arctic Waters
April 3
White House Cites Advocates' Support For Trade Pact; Some Opposition Persists
April 3
OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
April 3
Emergency Rules Proposed for Injection Wells By California Oil, Gas Division to Fill Gaps
April 3
State Appeals Court Upholds Pollutant Limits For Sediment in Ventura County Lake TMDL
April 3
Distributed Solar Power Financing Bill Awaits Georgia Governor's Signature
April 3
State Legislature Approves Measure To Extend, Revamp Brownfields Program
April 3
State Law Intended to Protect Lake Erie From Toxic Algal Blooms; More Steps Needed
April 3
Regulators Expand Disposal Well Scrutiny Amid Ongoing Concerns on Seismic Activity
April 3
Chesapeake Bay in ‘Laser-Beam Focus' For Cleanup, Pennsylvania DEP Official Says
April 3
More Natural Gas Use Would Help Economy, Environment, Pennsylvania Lawmakers Told
April 3
Pittsburgh Gets Additional Time From State To Weigh Green Infrastructure for Overflows
April 3
Aboveground Tank Inspections Limited In Bill Signed by West Virginia Governor
April 3
Perez v. Mortgage Bankers: Win for Agencies On Interpretive Rules Could Lead to Loss of Agency Deference
April 3
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