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What Can Former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Do for Apple?

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on Tuesday that Former U.S. EPA chief Lisa Jackson has been hired by Apple as VP of environmental…

Economic Benefits of EPA Regulations Vastly Outweigh the Costs

During the 2012 Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney claimed that the EPA was a tool President Obama was using to crush the American private…

States & Cities Threaten to Sue EPA Over Power Plant Emissions Rules

A dozen states and cities are banding together to threaten to sue the EPA over failing to meet its mid-April deadline to complete…

EPA Targets Smog with Updated Vehicle Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed last Friday a set of new standards to reduce smog-causing sulfur in gasoline and tighten emissions regulations…

Breathe Deeper: Ground Level Ozone Declining

Estimates of declines in ground level ozone may be way too low.

Lisa Jackson Departs EPA

EPA chief Lisa Jackson announced yesterday that she will be leaving her position as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. She said she…

EPA Threatened with Lawsuit Over Transportation Sector Emissions

The Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU Law School submitted a notice of intent last week to sue the EPA to force the…

Chain Restaurants Claim Renewable Fuel Standard and Corn Ethanol Cost Billions

The National Council of Chain Restaurants claims the EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard and corn ethanol production cost restaurants billions annually.

What Will Obama 2.0 Bring For Climate Policy?

President Obama gave a nod to climate change in his acceptance speech on election night, but reducing the United States' greenhouse gas (GHG)…

New Water Treatment Process Could Help Bring Dead Zones Back to Life

Employing a new tertiary wastewater treatment process reduced levels of phosphorous and trace pollutants in urban wastewater effluent below EPA safe levels, researchers…

Scotts Miracle-Gro Smacked With $12.5M Fine For Pesticide Violations

Scotts Miracle-Gro entered a plea agreement with the EPA to pay a $12.5 million fine for the company’s misuse of chemicals in some…

Controlling Ship Pollution: As Easy as ECA?

What some are hailing as landmark international regulations to reduce air pollution from ships in North American waters took effect this month. It’s…

EPA and P&G Research New Tools for Measuring Sustainability Objectives

The US EPA and P&G has joined together to research new tools for measuring sustainability objectives that goes beyond supplier scorecards.

The NRDC Toxic 20: How’s Your State’s Air Up There?

NRDC's Toxic 20 states have the dirtiest air.

Should the U.S. Halt Corn Ethanol Production During the Drought?

Last week, the director-general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization told the Financial Times that the US should suspend its binding biofuel…