Court shoots down EPA rule on pollution

Aug 22, 2012
Power plants and air regulators are working through the implications of a new court ruling this morning. The decision shot down an air pollution rule from the Environmental Protection Agency. Now regulators have to go back to the drawing board.
Posted In: EPA, pollution

Federal court affirms EPA authority

Jun 27, 2012
The U.S. Appeals Court ruling empowering the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions could deal another blow to the slumping coal industry.
Posted In: greenhouse gases, coal, EPA

Gauging the job impact of environmental regulations

Apr 6, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency's regulations have long been a object of contention for their impact on jobs. A new report from the Institute for Policy Integrity's hopes to wrap job considerations into the EPA's analyses.
Posted In: EPA, green jobs

EPA announces new carbon pollution rules

Mar 27, 2012
The new regulations for power plants will reinforce market realities.
Posted In: carbon emissions, EPA, coal, greenhouse gases

Delay in EPA gas rules may hurt cars

Mar 20, 2012
A reported delay in cleaner fuels could harm the new engines designed to burn it.
Posted In: gas, gas prices, EPA, clean energy

Environmental Protection Agency on trial

Feb 28, 2012
The agency is in court to defend its landmark global warming finding.
Posted In: EPA, global warming

Supreme Court to hear EPA regulation case

Jan 9, 2012
Sackett v. EPA challenges one of the regulatory agency's key enforcement mechanisms.
Posted In: EPA, Supreme Court

Hybrid minivans coming soon

Apr 1, 2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Chrysler have teamed up to make hybrid minivans that could be cheaper than current hybrid systems,...
Posted In: business, cars, Chrysler, EPA, government, hybrid, manufacturing, Transportation

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bonds and bags of money

Oct 26, 2010
Today we learned about the U.S. Treasury, who for the first time ever is selling bonds with a negative rate of return. Translations? The investors...
Posted In: afghanistan, bonds, BP, EPA, fishing, Ford, Housing, mid-day update, NBA, Oil, U.S. Treasury, UNC

Eco-labeled pesticides! Are your hands on fire yet?

Nov 5, 2008
As I write, millions of you are using EPA-registered pesticides, likely without knowing it, in a marketing-induced frenzy to rid the world of...
Posted In: Clorox, eco-labels, EPA