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Iowa and Nebraska politicians on Friday hailed as a triumph Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's embrace of policies favorable to domestic production of ethanol and other renewable... [Read More]
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In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency revealed Volkswagen had violated the Clean Air Act by tampering with emissions testing. The agency discovered the German car company's diesel engines were programmed... [Read More]
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's staff tweeted photos from the morning meeting, but the visit was not publicly announced in advance and the EPA chief did not hold a... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst credits presidential intervention and a strong Iowa lobbying effort with convincing Environmental Protection Agency officials to change course. [Read More]
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    Dan Casey from Arconic shows the Town Council a photo of what the site now looks like. North Country Now photo by Andy Gardner. By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- Arconic and Environmental Protection Agency officials estimate a five-year project to remediate pollution in the Grasse River caused by Alcoa. Arconic split from Alcoa in 2015. The portion of the Alcoa plant that is now Arconic leaked contaminants including polychlorinated biphenyls into the causeway that flowed downstream and polluted the Grasse River. The Grasse in that area flows south and empties into the St. Lawrence River below... [Read More]
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The air quality in Allen County is good and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says that it has been getting better over the past few years. ... [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency signed off on a plan to make more extensive repairs to a riverbed near a superfund site in Texas damaged by Hurricane Harvey. [Read More]
NEW YORK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters.EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said in the letter dated Oct. 19 that the agency will keep renewable fuel volume mandates for next year at or above proposed levels, reversing a previous move to... [Read More]
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The White House and the Environmental Protection Agency were at the center of another rural American sector –biofuels- as four governors and 38 senators sounded the alarm on rumors the EPA would cut the biofuel mandate. But at week's end, administrator Scott Pruitt responded with a vow to support the spirit and letter of the law. [Read More]
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met in Lincoln on Friday with Gov. Pete Ricketts, officials in his administration and members of a coalition opposed to an Obama administration water... [Read More]
The Environmental Protection Agency has removed dozens of online resources dedicated to helping local governments address climate change, part of an apparent effort by the agency to play down the threat of global warming. [Read More]
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When Environmental Protection Agency boss Scott Pruitt traveled to West Virginia to announce the official end of the "War on Coal" a couple of weeks ago, it was a nice piece of political gamesmanship, but otherwise content-free. Coal producers didn't announce thousands of new hires; electric utilities didn't reopen shuttered coal plants or plan to …... [Read More]
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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with senators from big corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for important EPA jobs. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has written GOP Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa and a half dozen other Republicans, and pledged to... [Read More]
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Iowa and Nebraska politicians on Friday hailed as a triumph Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's embrace of policies favorable to domestic production of ethanol and other renewable fuels. [Read More]
The Environmental Protection Agency violated the Clean Air Act by failing to update Congress on the environmental impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard program, and failed to study whether increas…... [Read More]
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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pushed back on accusations that he frequently meets with "polluters," despite repeated sit-downs with fossil fuel companies and others regulated by the EPA.Scot... [Read More]
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Note: This story is by Brian Nearing. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and six Congress members from New York are pushing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to declare more work is needed on the …... [Read More]
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PORTSMOUTH — U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen sent a letter to the Acting Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency's New England Region, questioning the timing of the agency's disclosure that it had determined the Coakley landfill does not pose an “unacceptable human health risk.”The EPA presented the information to the Task Force on the Seacoast Pediatric Cancer Cluster, which Hassan formed while she was governor, during its final meeting. [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency plans to conduct further testing for radioactive contamination at the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton. [Read More]
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according to a letter from the agency to lawmakers seen by Reuters. [Read More]
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