March 25, 2018, 9am PDT
Opponents cite environmental risks, supporters hope the facility will boost the economy of a struggling community.
March 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
Industry is "routinely violating" clean water laws, but both state and federal regulators seem to be looking the other way.
January 8, 2018, 10am PST
In just his first year, the high-profile and controversial cabinet member “has begun to dismantle former president Barack Obama’s environmental legacy.”
December 25, 2017, 11am PST
The Trump Administration is working toward cutting 3,200 positions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Already 700 employees, including 200 scientists, have left.
September 19, 2015, 7am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 13th annual Smart Growth Achievement Awards recognize communities that lead the way in compact, walkable growth.
July 5, 2015, 9am PDT
When the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against the Environmental Protection Agency on June 29, it appeared as a blow against mercury regulation by the EPA and a victory for coal power plants. David Roberts of Vox looks closer and finds that's not the case
June 29, 2015, 10am PDT
In a close ruling, the Supreme Court decided the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had not properly considered the costs of new regulations limiting mercury and other emissions.
June 9, 2015, 7am PDT
Not every city is benefitting from downtown revitalization in the same way, so the U.S. EPA has released a new report offering strategies for in fill development in "distressed" communities.
May 20, 2015, 8am PDT
At scale, the secret life of bees provides $15 billion in benefits to the country's agriculture industry each year.
February 12, 2015, 1pm PST
The Hackensack River in New Jersey, suffering the ill effects of a century of industrial impacts, is badly in need of environmental remediation. The U.S. EPA announced this week that it will study the river as a potential Superfund site.
January 20, 2015, 10am PST
The U.S. EPA recently announced the Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center "as a resource to communities to improve their wastewater, drinking water and stormwater systems." Two reports show why it's the new resources are so badly needed.
August 25, 2014, 2pm PDT
Phys.org shares the details of a new report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about the air quality benefits of the Clean Air Act for cities around the county.
May 15, 2014, 10am PDT
The U.S. EPA is in the process of updating its 2008 plan to promote renewable energy on formerly contaminated land, mines, or landfill sites.
March 25, 2014, 9am PDT
A familiar refrain: the EPA proposes new regulation of energy production, and the utility industry responds that new requirements will increase costs. The Center for American Progress recently looked back at how clairvoyant those claims proved to be.