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EPA: Clean Water Rule in Effect Despite Court Ruling

posted on August 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. Full Story

Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways

posted on August 27, 2015 at 4:22 PM

A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways. Full Story

Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West

posted on August 14, 2015 at 6:02 PM

 Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West
Fallout continues in the wake of last week’s 3 million gallon discharge of mining waste that painted waterways a citrus hue out west. Full Story

13 states want judge to block new federal water rule

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Thirteen states led by North Dakota are asking a federal judge in Bismarck to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Full Story

EPA reviews $15 million settlement for Hawaii molasses spill

posted on July 31, 2015 at 3:58 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing a $15.4 million settlement between Hawaii and a shipping company that spilled 1,400 tons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor to see how it may affect the agency's investigation. Full Story

USDA Reports Bring Out the Bulls

posted on July 2, 2015 at 6:48 PM

USDA Reports Bring Out the Bulls
USDA's quarterly stocks, acreage and crop condition reports bring out the market bulls. Full Story

EPA Holds Hearing On Cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard

posted on June 26, 2015 at 5:40 PM

EPA Holds Hearing On Cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard
New crop domestic ending stocks are based on predictions of bringing in near record crops during the 2015 harvest season Full Story

White House: Action needed now to slow climate change

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:47 PM

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a new report Monday that warns of dire effects of global warming. Full Story

EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:07 PM

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. Full Story

Some in Congress Define New WOTUS Rule as Government Overreach

posted on June 12, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Some in Congress Define New WOTUS Rule as Government Overreach
A few members of the U.S. Senate joined some of their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives claiming new rules defining waters of the U.S. were nothing more than governmental overreach. Full Story

EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water... Full Story

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)
Full Program: The EPA officially defines what are -- and are not -- "Waters of the U.S.." Torrential rains in Texas lead to catastrophic flooding in America’s 4th largest city. We ride along with a group of storm chasers documenting one of nature’s most ominous... Full Story

Water policy awashes rural America

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:05 PM

Water policy awashes rural America
The final rule released Wednesday clarifies previous exemptions and exclusions in the Clean Water Act as part of the Waters of the United States policy. Full Story

EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:04 PM

EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed drastic cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard Full Story

House votes to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands

posted on May 15, 2015 at 12:10 PM

House Republicans on Tuesday voted to block government rules that would clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from pollution and development under the Clean Water Act. Full Story
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