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  • Ivanpah Solar
    Calif. solar reactor fizzles
    The latest Mojave Desert solar reactor electric plant, Ivanpah, is the world’s largest using ground-level mirrors to focus the power of the sun on elevated solar boilers. The electricity generated at Ivanpah was to be enough to serve more...
  • Congress sells out the EPA to corporate interests
    Congress sells out the EPA to corporate interests
    On Nov. 18, Congress passed bill H.R. 1422 which would place corporations on the primary advisory board of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and minimize the advise and suggestions of scientists working for or with the agency. In a vote...
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    Modesto almond farmer learns the hard way not to ignore environmental laws
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has penalized the owner of a proposed almond orchard for destroying nearly 33 acres of wetlands near Merced, California. Edward Lynn Brown, from Oakdale, California, who did...
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    Hyundai and Kia to pay largest fine in Clean Air Act history
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced the largest Clean Air Act settlement in history. Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, and their United States affiliates Hyundai Motor...
  • Texas to take over greenhouse gas permitting from EPA
    Texas to take over greenhouse gas permitting from EPA
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Friday they have approved the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to issue greenhouse gas permits for new and modified facilities. The action eliminates the need for businesses to seek...
  • Free pesticide disposal opportunity for Stanislaus County farmers
    Free pesticide disposal opportunity for Stanislaus County farmers
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants farmers in the San Joaquin Valley's Stanislaus County to know that they have a free and safe way to get rid of obsolete and unwanted pesticides. In an announcement today, EPA said that...
  • kern_steel
    EPA fines Bakersfield steel fabricator for hazardous waste violations
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has fined a Kern County steel fabrication company for violating hazardous waste management regulations. As a result of an investigation begun in 2012, Kern Steel...
  • Obama departs White House
    Top 15 government institutions corrupted and politicized by Obama‏
    15) The role of NASA is apparently now to peddleclimate change propaganda and to reach out to the Islamic world to make it feel better about its contributions to science and engineering.14) The role of the DHS is apparently now to smear veterans...
  • 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...