The uncontrolled release of Methane from natural gas production may make the supposedly "cleaner" fuel worse a worse contributor to global warming than coal says Robert Howarth of Cornell University
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The Environmental Protection Agency issued an eyebrow-raising rare rebuke of the State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline, saying that their analysis failed to properly account for climate change impacts
Obama has nominated Gina McCarthy to be his choice for the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency. While many applaud her work on the climate issue, others question her closeness to industry and the oil and gas sector
Chinese pollution due to lax regulation and heavy industry is legendary, but measurements of Beijing's air quality rates a 750... on an EPA scale that only goes to 500
Embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency Lisa Jackson announces she will not remain during second Obama Administration term
Six states including the State of New York are charging that the Environmental Protection Agency is failing to follow the Clean Air Act by ignoring the emissions rampant in the oil and gas extraction industries.
The EPA offered to supply Dimock, Pennsylvania residents with safe drinking water after their wells were polluted by nearby natural gas mining activity, only to retract the offer without explanation, leaving the town without drinkable water.
EPA Head Lisa Jackson writes an Op Ed challenging lawmakers in Congress bent on gutting what little protection we have in this country, calling shenanigans on the idea that we need to trade environmental safety and quality for jobs.
Obama's decision to kill jobs and American citizens by caving in to polluters last week didn't go unchallenged, Lisa Jackson, head of the EPA, ordered stronger standards in line with the science of protecting public health and safety. Obama's order to overrule her may have been the last straw, but we need her at EPA, sign this petition and show her we still support her
An expose by the New York Times shows that officials in the Environmental Protection Agency have known that the wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to recover natural gas is a environmental hazard, but have blocked recommendations from their own scientists to regulate and protect the public