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August 01, 2014
  • EPA Agrees to Act on Fine Particulate Plans For California, Alaska by Specified Dates
  • EPA Ignored Clean Air Act Duty to Evaluate Cost of Ozone Standards, Republicans Say
  • EPA Says Court Should Deny State Motion To Vacate Cross-State Air Rule in Texas
  • Sierra Club Sues EPA Over Alleged Failure To Respond to Ozone Nonattainment Petition
  • EPA Fines Gas Storage Plant for Safety Violations
  • Justice Department Reiterates Opposition To Holmstead Testimony in Enforcement Case
  • EPA Finalizes 2014, 2015 Exemptions For Uses of Methyl Bromide as Fumigant
  • Petition Seeking Review of EPA Haze Plan For New Mexico Power Plant Is Rejected
  • White House Enlists Private Sector To Use Big Data for Climate Resilience
  • Report Says Delaying Climate Policies Would Risk Increased Economic Costs
  • DOE Announces New Initiatives To Address Methane Leaks in Pipelines
  • EPA Needs to Better Address Methane Leaks From Pipelines, Inspector General Says
  • Former DOE Official Rejects RGGI as Model For Implementing Power Plant Proposal
  • Utility Commissioners Vital to Developing Power Plant Plans, State Regulators Say
  • Interior Setting Coal Prices Too Low, Fueling Climate Change, Advocates Say
  • Democrats' Resolution Noting U.S. Impacts, Existence of Climate Change Fails in Senate
  • Weather Effects May Strain Guard, Reserves, Affect Readiness, Former DoD Official Warns
  • California, Mexico Sign Agreements To Cooperate on Clean Energy, Climate
  • Obama to Attend UN Climate Summit In September, White House Confirms
  • EPA to Continue Control Requirements For Greenhouse Gases Under Air Permits
  • Senators, BLM Director Discuss Ways To Boost Conventional, Renewable Energy
  • Defense Department Fuel Solicitation Seeks Biofuels for First Time, EIA Says
  • EPA Extends 2013 RFS Compliance Deadline For Third Time as 2014 Final Rule Delayed
  • EPA Threatened With Lawsuit Over 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard Volumes
  • Federal Agencies Report Progress On 2020 Goals for Energy, Sustainability
  • Commenters Question Heavy Reliance On Natural Gas in Power Plant Rule
  • Cooperatives, Small Utilities See Few Options For Compliance With Power Plant Proposal
  • Natural Gas Industry Could Get Boost From Power Plant Rules, McCabe Says
  • Power Plant Rule Would Threaten Economy With No Climate Benefit, Industry Says
  • Southern States Complain Carbon Rules Won't Give Utilities Credit for Past Efforts
  • Speakers: EPA Proposed Power Plant Rules Fall Short, Trade One Fossil Fuel for Another
  • West Feeling Economic, Weather Effects, Speakers Say at Denver Clean Power Hearing
  • Selenium Pollution From Surface Coal Mine Violates Two Federal Laws, Court Rules
  • Quick Action on NRC Waste Confidence Rule Urged by House Energy, Commerce Panel
  • Industries Responsible for Site Cleanups Under Legislation Introduced in Senate
  • Porous Pavement Seen as Effective to Limit Stormwater Runoff, Infeasible for Highways
  • Legislation Banning NPDES Permits For Pesticide Spraying Passed by House
  • GAO Urges Review of Risks From Disposing Of Oil, Gas Wastewater Into Injection Wells
  • Nancy Stoner, EPA's Top Water Official, To Leave in August for Work at Nonprofit
  • Advocates Allege EPA Failed to Disclose Data On Power Plant Effluent Limitation Guidelines
  • Bay Area Cities, Utility to Pay $1.56 Million In Fines, $1.5 Billion for Sewer Upgrades
  • Advisers Plan Science, Information Panel For Development of Adaptive Management
  • Listing Permit-Exempt Conservation Practices Shouldn't Preclude Others, 13 Senators Write
  • Mining, Oil, Environment Groups Flood EPA With Comments on Selenium Proposal
  • Small Businesses Favor Clean Water Act Protections
  • Canada Wants Columbia River Treaty Renewed as U.S. Seeks Greater Benefits
  • Corps of Engineers Plans Listening Sessions To Get Public Ideas on Implementing WRRDA
  • EPA Has Lost Credibility With Land Owners, Small Business, Committee Republicans Say
  • Anti-Environmental Spending Riders Push ‘Destructive,’ Likely to Continue, NRDC Says
  • Rider-Laden EPA Appropriations Bill Scuttled As Attention Turns to Continuing Resolution
  • Regulation, Cost Are Impediments to Options For Meeting Oil, Gas Producers' Water Needs
  • Congress Heads for Five-Week Recess, Leaves Many Vacancies Unfilled at EPA
  • Federal Agencies to Assess Effects of Five Pesticides on Endangered Species
  • Federal Management of Water Projects On Rio Grande Said to Threaten Species
  • House Approves Bill to Amend Species Act Despite Threat of Veto From White House
  • Injunction, Stay Pending Appeal Denied In Idaho Watershed Improvement Case
  • EPA Rejects Advisory Panel Recommendation On Environmental Justice Assessments
  • House Bill Would Cap Total Regulatory Costs, Set Overall Regulatory ‘Budget’ for Agencies
  • EPA Advisers Endorse Agency's Draft Plans To Research Air, Chemicals, Other Topics
  • OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
  • Court Ruling Against Colorado Town's Ban On Fracking Could Affect Citizens' Initiatives
  • New York City Property Owner Liable For Contaminated Fill Near Reservoir
  • S.C. Court Orders Waste Disposal Site to Prepare Plan for Groundwater Protection
  • Methane Emissions Regulations on the Horizon for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • From Oklahoma to Ohio, States Take Measures to Quell Quakes Related to Drilling
  • States Shut Down Wells, Enforce New Rules As Quakes Surge in Energy Producing Areas
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July 25, 2014
  • D.C. Circuit Asked to Vacate Cross-State Air Pollution Rule as Applied to Texas
  • Ninth Circuit Agrees to Review EPA Approval Of San Joaquin Air Contingency Measures
  • EPA Extends Comment Period for Radon Proposal
  • Court Upholds Volvo's $72 Million Fine For Failing to Meet Emissions Standard
  • Former EPA Official Holmstead Shouldn't Be Disqualified as Expert Witness, Utility Says
  • OSM Requests Comment on Petition To Limit Coal Mines' Blasting Emissions
  • Chevron Agrees to Operating Standards To Advance Richmond Refinery Upgrades
  • EPA Cautions Against Use of Flammable Refrigerants
  • Ninth Circuit Says Group Lacks Standing To Challenge Nevada Air Plan on Visibility
  • Coal Ash Claims Not Preempted by Air Act, Court Rules in Tort Suit Against Power Plant
  • Energy Revenue-Sharing Legislation Pushed By Landrieu But Unlikely to Pass in 2014
  • Southern Co.'s Carbon Capture Project On Track for 2015 Start, Chairman Says
  • West Coast Lawmakers Ask Interior To Keep Drilling Ban in New Leasing Plan
  • Italy May Push for Emission Trading Changes During Six-Month Presidency of EU Council
  • U.S. Lags in Energy Efficiency, Shows Slow Progress, Annual Scorecard Says
  • Utilities Ordered to Boost Generation Would Avoid Enforcement Action Under Senate Bill
  • Exiting State Department, Pascual Forecasts Impacts From U.S. Gas Boom, China Demand
  • NAFTA Body Targets Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation in Five-Year Plan
  • National Strategy Needed to Reduce Flood Risks on East, Gulf Coasts, Report Says
  • Canada's Ambassador: Failure to Approve Keystone XL Would Harm Environment
  • Dramatic Growth Brings Green Bonds Market From Niche to Mainstream, Report Says
  • Fighting Climate Change Among Goals Proposed for UN's Post-2015 Agenda
  • Mexican Senate Passes Energy Reform Bill To Allow Consortia, Apportion Spill Liability
  • Republicans Call Australian Repeal of Carbon Tax Red Flag for Proponents in U.S. Senate
  • Court Rejects Rehearing in Mine Methane Lawsuit
  • China Three Years Behind Schedule In Installing Offshore Wind Turbines
  • Production Tax Credit Renewal Is Priority For Energy Innovation, Treasury's Mazur Says
  • U.S. to Auction Site Off New Jersey Coast, Doubling Acreage of Offshore Wind Farms
  • Court Rejects Rehearing in Renewable Fuels Lawsuit
  • EPA Publishes Quality Assurance Rule On Validity of Renewable Fuel Credits
  • Judiciary Committee Members Seek Probe Of Oil Industry's Alleged Anti-Ethanol Actions
  • Podesta Indicates Increase in Amount Of Blending for 2014 RFS, Franken Says
  • Upton to Try for Renewable Fuel Standard Reform in 2015, Aide Says
  • Rising Sea Level, Temperatures Pose Threats To Military Bases, Training, DOD Official Says
  • Analysts Say Ban on U.S. Oil Exports Being Weakened One Ruling at a Time
  • End of Conditional LNG Export Approvals Expected Despite Mixed Industry Reaction
  • Energy Chapter in Transatlantic Trade Pact Could Limit Climate Action, Groups Tell USTR
  • Continued Use of Coal in EU Power Plants Threatens Climate Goals, Report Says
  • EPA Power Plant Proposal Would Increase Electricity Costs, Industry Groups Say
  • EPA's Carbon Dioxide Standards Create New Opportunities for Business, McCarthy Says
  • Environmental Justice Groups Express Concern About Power Plant Proposal
  • McCarthy Defends EPA's Carbon Dioxide Rule as Republicans Question Authority
  • More Than 120 Groups Report Lobbying Congress on Existing Power Plant Regulations
  • Power Plant Rule Suggests State Laws Needed to Cover All Generators, Report Says
  • Utility Trade Group Calls on Members To Convert Fleets to Plug-In Electric Vehicles
  • EPA Rule to Disallow Use of Outdated AAI Standard Will Benefit Public, Lawyer Says
  • EPA: Most Waste Sites Used for Renewable Energy Subject to State Laws, Not CERCLA
  • Senate Panel Approves Bill to Set National Standards for Ballast Water
  • About $231 Million in Loan Funds Not Used By Five States, EPA's Inspector General Says
  • Class Strikes Deal With Freedom Industries Over W.Va. Chemical Spill Into Water Supply
  • EPA Integrated Planning Scheme Has Made Little Progress After Two Years, Gibbs Says
  • EPA Releases Proposed Decision to Veto Pebble Mine to Protect Salmon Fishery
  • White House Begins Review of Regulation On Products Used in Oil Spill Cleanups
  • Treatment of Mixed Sewage May Promote Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, U.K. Study Says
  • Cities Say Restrictions in New Infrastructure Financing Program Hamper Other Funding
  • Water Utilities Urge Greater Emphasis On Increasing Infrastructure Resiliency
  • Conservation, Reuse Could Help Eliminate Colorado River Basin Shortages, Report Says
  • Democrats Offer Bills to Authorize Funds To Promote Water Efficiency, Conservation
  • Report Sees Resource Management Role for Utilities
  • Farming, Ranching Groups Ask EPA To Further Clarify Water Jurisdiction Rule
  • Interior Allows Blasting in Atlantic for Oil, Gas Surveys; Harm to Marine Life Feared
  • Comment Period on Wage Garnishment Proposal Extended Through Sept. 2 by EPA
  • California, Federal Agencies Release Plans To Boost Imperiled Salmon, Steelhead
  • Gunnison Sage Grouse Protections Considered
  • Oil, Gas Companies Develop Measures To Protect Greater Sage Grouse, Study Says
  • Survey for Rare Species Halts Miami Project; FWS Rule Could Designate Protected Habitat
  • Wildlife Service Proposes Another Program For Voluntary Protection of Declining Species
  • Hearing Highlights Use of Technology By States to Ease Compliance, Permitting
  • National Council Approves Tribal Report Advising EPA on Environmental Justice
  • White House Nominates Two for FERC Positions
  • Lawmakers Consider Risks in U.S. Supplies Of Minerals for Energy, Military Technology
  • House Committee Approves SCRUB Act, Seeking Removal of Outdated Rules
  • Preliminary 2013 Toxics Release Data Available
  • Senate Bill Seeks EPA Science Transparency
  • Alert, Guidance, Input Are Next Steps On Inherently Safer Technology, Official Says
  • EPA Considering Regulating More Chemicals Under Its Rule for High-Hazard Substances
  • Homeland Security to Begin Push To Reform Chemical Security Program
  • Pace of Security Plan Reviews Improved; Most Chemical Plants Still Await Approval
  • OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
  • State Air Board Updates Guidelines to Help Small Diesel Truck Fleets With Compliance
  • Superior Court Says Regulation Required For Water Withdrawals That Harm Rivers
  • Western Petroleum Group Challenges Ban On Fracking in Southern California City
  • Colorado Hikes Waste Compliance by Self-Certifying
  • Earthquakes Spur State to Make Changes At Oil and Gas Wastewater Injection Well
  • Governor to Do ‘Whatever It Takes' to Defeat Two Anti-Drilling Ballot Measures in State
  • State Law Preempts Colorado City's Ban On Fracking, Disposal of Waste, Judge Rules
  • State Sues Texas-Based Oil Company, Revokes Permit for Well Near Everglades
  • State Appeals Court Ruling Extends Buffer Protection to Wetlands, Marshes
  • Commonwealth Edison Must Source Power From FutureGen Plant, Illinois Court Affirms
  • Study Group Calls on Iowa to Take Bigger Steps to Cut Nutrient Pollution
  • South Portland Votes to Ban Bulk Loading Of Oil Sands Onto Tanker Vessels
  • Board Approves Final State Permit For Building Dominion LNG Export Terminal
  • Air Permit for Severstal Steel Plant Prompts Environmental Groups to Sue Michigan DEQ
  • Construction Group to Offer Compliance Training Under Settlement With State DEP
  • Shale Gas Drilling Outpaced Ability of State To Oversee Water Quality, Audit Report Finds
  • State Appeals Court Issues Mixed Ruling In Challenge to Pennsylvania Drilling Law
  • City of Denton Fracking Ban Heads To Voters, Following City Council Rejection
  • Water Quality Trading: Accelerating Restoration of U.S. Impaired Waters
  • Overseers of the Oil Sands: Canada's Regulators, Gatekeepers and Activists
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July 11, 2014
  • Crude Oil Shipping Facility in Oregon Violates Air Act, Advocacy Groups Say
  • Current Ozone Standard Insufficient To Protect Health, Science Advisers Say
  • States Seek to Challenge Application Of EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
  • Fifth Circuit Rejects Luminant Lawsuit Over Texas Power Plant Violations
  • Justice Objects to Former EPA Official Serving as Witness in Enforcement Case
  • EPA Seeks to Reduce Particulate Emissions From New, Modified Grain Elevator Facilities
  • EPA Agrees to Deadlines for Determining Visibility Impacts From Minnesota Coal Plant
  • Amendments on Light Bulb Efficiency Rules Offered to House Energy Appropriations Bill
  • Obama Withdraws Nominee Robinson To Serve as Undersecretary of Energy
  • Obama Administration Looking for Ways To Work With Insurers on Extreme Weather
  • Rich-Poor Division on Climate Unresolved In Latest UN Document on Global Agreement
  • U.S., China Renew Pledge on Climate Deal, Discuss Readying Post-2020 Emissions Cuts
  • EPA Proposes to Prohibit Some Uses Of HFCs With High Global Warming Potential
  • Virginia Should Join RGGI to Generate Flood Protection Funds, Report Says
  • DOE Solicits Applications for $4 Billion In Renewable, Efficiency Loan Guarantees
  • Interior to Auction 80,000 Acres Off Coast Of Maryland for Wind Power Development
  • Utilities Awarded $14 Million in Grants To Demonstrate Use of Battery Storage
  • EPA Finalizes Quality Assurance Program To Ensure Validity of RINs Oil Refiners Use
  • Grassley Says EPA Unlikely to Finalize 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard Until Fall
  • Report by Renewable Fuels Producers Accuses Oil Industry of Blocking Sales
  • Upton Threatens EPA Subpoena Over Power Plant Rule Documents on Decision Process
  • West Virginia Fish Declined in Streams Impacted by Mountaintop Mining, Study Says
  • CTS Corp. Site at Center of Waldburger To Stay on Superfund National Priorities List
  • Lesson From Waldburger: Federalism Alive, High Court Wary of Preempting State Law
  • Waldburger Plaintiffs Ask for Remand To Allow Lower Court to Consider New Law
  • EPA Withdraws Animal Feedlot Guidance From OMB Review, Citing Recent Revisions
  • New Agriculture Exemptions Won't Require Approval by EPA, Corps, McCarthy Says
  • Low Levels of Arsenic Cause Cancer In Male Mice, NIEHS Research Finds
  • Former Connecticut CEO Pleads Guilty To Violating Clean Water Act, Faces Prison
  • Many Rivers Less Acidic After 65 Years, U.S. Geological Survey Study Concludes
  • EPA to Hold Meetings to Share Ideas About Operating New Financing Program
  • EPA Deputy Administrator Reiterates Puddles Do Not Fall Under Water Act Jurisdiction
  • Maine Sues EPA for Failing to Approve State Water Testing of Rivers on Tribal Lands
  • McCarthy Says Agencies Didn't Anticipate Regulatory Role for USDA in Water Act Rule
  • Congressman Says Water Needed to Avoid Health Disaster From Diminishing Salton Sea
  • Proposed Forest Service Groundwater Plan Raises Concerns From Western Governors
  • House Appropriations Panel Approves Bill For Interior, EPA With Some Targeted Cuts
  • White House Cites Riders in Issuing Threat To Veto Energy, Water Appropriations Bill
  • Fracking Guidelines Issued by Industry To Ease Communities’ Widespread Fears
  • E-Mails, Interviews Confirm McCarthy's ‘Stand Down' Claim on Beale Probe, IG Says
  • Turf War Between EPA Inspector General, Security Office Still Unresolved: Spokesman
  • Governors Advocate Reforms to Improve Endangered Species Act Listing Policies
  • Environmental, Tribal Groups Oppose EIS For New Mexico Power Plant, Mine Plan
  • OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
  • Court Says CEQA Review Not Required For Central Valley Project Water Contracts
  • Legislation Introduced to Delay Inclusion Of Transportation Fuels in Trading Program
  • State Water Board Adopts Emergency Rules On Enforcement of Orders to Halt Diversions
  • Water Resources Board Proposes Ways To Protect Ocean During Desalination
  • State's Top Environmental Official Vows to Act on County's Oil Well Concerns
  • Governor Proposes to Update ‘Inadequate' Standards for Toxic Chemicals in Waterways
  • The Greenery of Brownfields
  • Investors Zero in on Energy Companies And Their Approach to Climate Change
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July 04, 2014
  • Advisory Panel Recommends EPA Set More Stringent Ozone Standard
  • EPA Approval of Pennsylvania Plan On Regional Haze Challenged in Court
  • EPA Finalizes Plan for Arizona Facilities To Curb Regional Haze in Parks, Wilderness
  • Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Asking For EPA Regulation of Feedlot Emissions
  • EPA Proposes to Limit Toxic Emissions From Off-Site Waste, Recovery Facilities
  • EPA Updates Policy for Helping Agency, Communities Adapt to Climate Change
  • Firmer Deadlines to Assess Climate Impacts On Defense Installations Needed, GAO Says
  • Recent Republican Calls for Climate Action Unlikely to Produce Results, Senators Say
  • Records Show New England Energy Plan Favors Industry, Law Foundation Says
  • Climate Change Proposal in U.S. Poses Pascal's Wager: Benefits Outweigh Losses
  • Clinton Gives Support to Obama Climate Plan, Voices Optimism for Global 2015 Agreement
  • WildEarth Guardians Seeks Rehearing in Coal Case
  • EPA Identifies Five Alternatives to HFCs With Far Less Ozone-Depleting Potential
  • EPA Unveils Methane Limits for Landfills, Approaches New, Existing Sites Separately
  • Cape Wind Receives Loan Guarantee Of $150 Million From Energy Department
  • Court Backs Environmental Impact Study Of Solar Energy Projects in Western States
  • Petitioners Ask D.C. Circuit to Review Rules On Test Fuels in Light of Tier 3 Regulations
  • AEP, Other Companies Explain Why, How They Use Internal Carbon Pricing
  • 195 Groups Press Obama to Finalize Definition of Solid Waste Rule by July 11
  • D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Two Regulations Exempting Fuels From Waste Restrictions
  • EPA Begins Work on Fee Structure For Electronic Hazardous Waste System
  • Federal Court Vacates Agency Approval Of Coal Mining in Colorado Roadless Area
  • EPA Again Signals Regulating Coal Ash As Nonhazardous Waste Could Be Adequate
  • EPA Adopts $46.7 Million Cleanup Plan For Ringwood Mines Site in New Jersey
  • EPA Proposes $5.3 Million Cleanup Of Heavy Metals in Parts of New Jersey Site
  • Senate to Take Up Conservation Bill With Lead Bullet Regulation Provision
  • EPA Says States, D.C. Mostly on Track To Meet Nutrient Reduction Goals in TMDL
  • USGS Predicts Slightly Larger Dead Zone In Bay Because of Higher Susquehanna Flows
  • Everglades Restoration Sees More Planning Than Progress, Research Council Reports
  • Obama Signs Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Efforts to Control Algae Blooms, Hypoxia
  • Hamilton County Is Ultimate Authority For Cincinnati Sewer Upgrades, Court Says
  • Challenges to Water Jurisdiction Rule Expected Due to Conflicts With Rulings
  • Critics Pile Up Objections to Proposed Rule To Clarify Jurisdiction of Clean Water Act
  • House OKs Bill to Expand Offshore Drilling, Require Faster Permitting on Federal Lands
  • Agencies Complete Definition of Key Term For Endangered Species Act Protections
  • Plan Incorporates Wyoming Sage Grouse Strategy
  • Whooping Crane ESA ‘Take' Too Remote For TCEQ Water Permitting, Court Rules
  • Board Advises EPA to Balance Flexibility, Consistency in Environmental Justice Draft
  • OTHER RECENT COURT CASES
  • Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case On California Low-Carbon Fuel Rules
  • Governor Signs Clean Energy Legislation, Invests $30M to Jump-Start Solar Projects
  • Entire Massachusetts Coast Now Designated No-Discharge Area; EPA Clears Final Segment
  • Governor Signs Bill to Extend Length Of Permits for Aquatic Nuisance Control
  • State High Court Upholds Local Laws, Could Bring Halt to Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Bill on Groundwater Contamination Lawsuits Signed Into Law by North Carolina Governor
  • Governor Revives Climate Change Panel, Says Revenue Needed for Resilience Work
  • Air Regulators Say Timely EPA Guidance Would Aid New Source Review Permitting
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June 27, 2014
  • Court Asked to Lift Stay of Cross-State Rule, Extend Compliance Deadlines by Three Years
  • EPA to Publish Air Toxics Proposal For Refineries, Open Comment Period
  • Expanded Drilling, Natural Gas Exports, Keystone Permitting on House Agenda
  • Furnace Fan Energy Requirements Opposed By Manufacturers to Save $9 Billion by 2030
  • Houston Man Charged With Selling Fake Renewable Credits to Oil Companies
  • Mayors Skip Debate Over Climate Science, Move to Deal With Community Impacts
  • ‘Climate-Smart’ Policies Could Boost Global Economy, World Bank Reports
  • Climate Change to be Key Issue for U.S. As Arctic Council Chair, Official Says
  • UNEP Report Calls Climate Change World's Overriding Environmental Issue
  • House Approves Propane Shortage Bill; Measure Ready for Obama's Signature
  • EPA May Face More Scrutiny From Judges Following Supreme Court Permitting Decision
  • Industry Says Supreme Court Decision Has Warning Signs for Power Plant Rules
  • Supreme Court Decision Means D.C. Circuit Can Move Forward With Permitting Cases
  • Supreme Court Rules Greenhouse Gases Limited in Permits but Don't Trigger Them
  • Senate Draft Bill Targets HFCs, Methane, Urges EPA to Speed Phasedown of HFCs
  • Court Asked to Rehear Renewables Standard Case
  • Fish and Wildlife to Get Input on Proposal To Permit Wind Farms' to Harm, Kill Eagles
  • House-Passed Defense Bill Prohibits ‘Billions' in Green Energy Spending
  • Final 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard Could Be Released ‘Soon,’ McCarthy Says
  • Warming Could Cost U.S. Economy Hundreds of Billions, Report Warns
  • Scientists Call for ‘Sound Science' in EPA's Final Biomass Accounting Framework
  • Fortune 100 Companies Report $1.1 Billion In Savings From Energy, Climate Efforts
  • Raft of Programs, Rulemakings Aim to Make Resource Extraction in Arctic Sustainable
  • State Attorneys General Ask Judges to Block Proposed Carbon Standards for Power Plants
  • Albertsons Supermarket to Pay $3.3 Million In Settlement Over Hazardous Waste Charges
  • EPA Expands Reporting Requirements For CRT Exports to Improve Tracking
  • Federal Appeals Court Awards Utility In California $53 Million in Waste Dispute
  • Senate Panel Approves Nominee to Head DOE's Environmental Management Office
  • EPA Handbook Outlines Liability Protections For Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites
  • Identification of Vapor Migration at Site Not a ‘Deal Killer,’ Attorney Tells Webinar
  • Senate Panel Considers Ways to Improve Work on Energy-Water Interdependency
  • EPA Suggests Reducing Monitoring Period For Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule
  • New Barrier, Other Controls to Be Deployed In Chicago Area to Combat Asian Carp
  • Business Leaders, Officials Push International Community on Ocean Plan
  • EPA Orders 85 Pennsylvania Municipalities To Improve Stormwater Runoff Programs
  • EPA to Get Advisory Panel Review of Science In Proposal on Federal Waters Jurisdiction
  • Engineering Solutions Recommended To Manage Wastewater During Heavy Rains
  • Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Seeking Records on Meetings About Water Act Rule
  • Federal, State Balance Achievable in Finding Solution to Nutrient Pollution, Speakers Say
  • Obama Says Most Americans Support Efforts On Climate, Urges Clean Water Protections
  • Science Advisers Sharpen Comments for EPA On Variable Connectivity of Bodies of Water
  • Doctrine Applicable to Oil, Gas Development Doesn't Extend to Groundwater, Court Says
  • Proposed Rule on U.S. Jurisdictional Waters Contains Unreliable Exemptions, Critics Say
  • $34 Billion Energy-Water Spending Bill Expected on House Floor Week of July 7
  • Energy, Water Bill Unlikely to Return To Committee, McConnell Spokesman Says
  • Local Governments Have Important Role In Regulating Oil, Natural Gas, Lawyer Says
  • Issa Tells McCarthy He Intends to Hold EPA In Contempt Over Document Request
  • No Permanent Head of Environment Division At Justice Seen as Threat to Daily Operations
  • Advocates Ask EPA to Finalize Guidance On Considering Justice Issues in Rulemaking
  • NRC Commissioner Apostolakis Leaving As White House Decides Not to Renominate
  • Inaugural UN Assembly Gets Under Way; Environment Called Issue of High Concern
  • House Committee Moves Bill Requiring Public Scientific Information in Rulemakings
  • Trade in Environmental Goods, Services Called Driving Force for Green Economy
  • Bristol Bay Mine Ballot Initiative Passes Constitutional Muster, State High Court Says
  • Group Challenges State's Scoping Plan For Including High-Speed Rail Project
  • State Halts Injection Well Drilling In Aftermath of Two Earthquakes
  • Voters in Loveland Reject Moratorium On Hydraulic Fracturing Within City Limits
  • Plaintiffs Urge State Supreme Court To Uphold Ruling Against Keystone Pipeline
  • EPA Approves No-Discharge Zone Sought by State Officials for Lake Erie
  • State Legislature Approves Bill to Require Agencies to Consider Warming in Permitting
  • Stopgap Extension of Brownfields Law Backed by Both Legislative Chambers
  • State Sues Oil Companies Over Discharges Of MTBE, Alleged Misuse of Cleanup Fund
  • State Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge To Tar Sands Strip Mine Discharge Permit
  • State Says Company Soon Will Demolish Storage Tank Farm Linked to Water Crisis
  • State to Test for Potential Contamination From Oil, Gas in Groundwater Near Pavillion
  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules: Current Headaches and Future Migraines
  • One Year Into Obama's Climate Action Plan, Limits on Executive Actions Remain Obvious
  • Crumbling U.S. Grid Gets Jolt Creating Smarter Power in Houston, Across Country
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