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  • Plastic pollution
    Hawaii's Tern Island under EPA study for plastic pollution cleanup
    The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it will undertake a study of Northwestern Hawaiian Islands to assess threats to marine life posed by plastic pollution.The action could result in a Superfund program that assigns federal...
  • Passage of H.R. 5080 praised by Rep. Kinzinger and NAHB
    Passage of H.R. 5080 praised by Rep. Kinzinger and NAHB
    Yesterday, Congress passed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 - H.R. 5078 with a vote of 262/152; 17 not voting, four Republicans and 13 Democrats. Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) put out a...
  •  Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
    Feds force emissions limits on six AZ plants to reduce haze at national parks
    Six industrial facilities in Arizona will face new emissions limits imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to reduce haze at 12 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.The six industrial plants include...
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    EPA fines Costco $335,000 for leaks, orders $2 million in system improvements
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced a proposed settlement with Costco resulting from violations of the federal Clean Air Act. As a result of the settlement, Costco will be fined ...
  • Atrazine use in pounds per square mile by county. Atrazine is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the United States.
    Study shows EPA biased in favor of pesticide industry
    The practices of the Unites States Environmental Protection Agency have a documented bias in favor of the pesticide industry. This is the contention of Michelle Boone of Miami University and her colleagues documented with specifics concerning the...
  • Stossel says EPA on spree to grab private property
    Stossel says EPA on spree to grab private property
    As if we did not know already, Fox Business Network personality John Stossel reported on his weekly Thursday night show that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently on a spree to grab private property. The agency is using its rules...
  • Texas pollution
    EPA wants to control streams and wetlands
    Isn't that what they are supposed to do? Given the fact that America’s water and air quality has diminished to the point of threatening humanity’s existence, don’t you believe that the Environmental Protection Agency should...
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    Republicans target Endangered Species Act for sage grouse, oil-drilling conflict
    Republicans have a new legislative target in their crosshairs, which is momentarily replacing their focus on gutting the Environmental Protection Agency.They want to “update” the Endangered Species Act, by introducing legislation...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    GAO: EPA uses stale data
    The nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been using decades-old economic data to analyze today’s environmental regulations.Today’s gratuitous and politically...
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    Turlock teacher wins environmental award from EPA
    A fifth grade teacher in the San Joaquin Valley town of Turlock has just received a prestigious environmental award according to an announcement yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Bret Sutterley, who teaches at the Walnut...
  • Power Grid
    U.S. does nothing to prepare for EMP attacks
    While the Obama administration passes economy-killing legislation on the nation’s power plants from the imaginary threat of global warming, no action at all arises in response to the real threat of an EMP attack.What is EMP? An...
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    Rally tonight for Malibu Unites cause
    Urgent appeal: tonight at 6:00 p.m. PDT the citizens’ group Malibu Unites will be staging a rally in support of their cause, the remedying of toxic conditions at their area schools. The public is asked to assemble at the Malibu Library at...
  • 'Official time' means union time at federal agencies
    'Official time' means union time at federal agencies
    The Internal Revenue Service isn’t the only federal agency where hundreds of employees do union business full-time on the public’s dime.“Taxpayers spent around $156 million on federal employees who did no federal work at all,...
  • Wisconsin Wind Turbines
    Wind Turbines An Enormous Waste Of Taxpayer Money
    A recent Siemens/Mid American Iowa Energy commercial touts Iowans embracing wind turbines as a successful renewable energy alternative to fossil fuels. Having researched wind turbines and wind energy production it is difficult to comprehend why we...
  • Green Gone Wrong
    Green by the numbers
    It is widely recognized that the Obama administration has transparently directed government money to secure his partisan voter blocks in every election. No where is this cronyism more evident than with his “green” environmental...