The Environmental Protection Agency today gave the green light to an herbicide designed for use with new genetically modified corn and soybeans.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.
The EPA's proposed regulation to cut carbon emissions is the subject of public hearings across the country this week. Environmental economist Robert Stavins weighs in on how the government is calculating the regulation's benefits, concluding that the benefits do outweigh…
By Hari Sreenivasan
If you had one question for Ms. mccarthy what would it be? Do you think the EPA is doing what's necessary? Not doing enough? Gone too far?…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The justices said that the Environmental Protection Agency…
By Dina Cappiello, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The 645-page plan, expected to be finalized next year, is a centerpiece of Obama's efforts to deal with climate change and seeks to give the United States more leverage to prod other countries to act when negotiations on a new…
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say. Outdated federal policies, poor information…
By Justin Scuiletti
BP won 24 new oil tracts Wednesday after a 16-month ban from new federal contracts was lifted from the company.
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