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EPA Tees Up Response To California’s Fuel Economy Deal With Four Carmakers

The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set. The Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter to California…

Controlling methane is a fast and critical way to slow global warming, say Princeton experts – Princeton University

In independent studies, two Princeton University research teams recently identified surprisingly large sources of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, being leaked into the atmosphere. Pound for pound, methane causes a far greater warming effect in the atmosphere than does carbon…

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EPA: Legal war on the Clean Power Plan is over — sort of

Litigation over the Clean Power Plan may have officially come to an end yesterday, but some of the key issues about the legality of the rule will still be up for review in the lawsuit over its replacement.

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EPA: Despite rumors, Wheeler likely to sit out climate summit

The Trump administration still won’t say who will be in the U.S. chair at next week’s U.N. climate summit in New York City, but observers say reports that it will be EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler are false.

Getting Silenced By The Eco-Warrior Establishment

Ben Heard, an Australian campaigner for nuclear energy, has been describing how he is hounded by environmental organizations, in particular, Friends of the Earth, because of his views. ‘I have been called a racist,’ he says. ‘I have been called…

Clean Water Act changes put wetlands in the crosshairs

The Trump administration has finalized its deconstruction of clean water rules that buffered streams and wetlands from some forms of pollution. As a result, polluters will no longer need a permit to discharge potentially harmful substances into these bodies of…

Trump Admin To Repeal ‘Oppressive’ Obama-Era Water Regulation

The Trump administration is officially rolling back an Obama-era environmental rule that threatened farmers and other landowners with significant fines or jail time if they failed to comply with onerous regulations on waterways. The Clean Water Rule, more commonly referred…