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US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change. Full Story

Russia bans agricultural impacts from U.S., EU

posted on August 8, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Russia bans agricultural impacts from U.S., EU
Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliated this week against western sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine. On Wednesday, Putin banned ALL imports of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, and dairy products from the United States, the European... Full Story

EPA opens hearings on coal emissions

posted on August 1, 2014 at 4:05 PM

EPA opens hearings on coal emissions
Hundreds voiced their opinions this week over proposed changes to federal guidelines and clean energy standards governing power companies. The Environmental Protection Agency held hearings in a handful of cities on the reforms. Full Story

Market to Market (June 6, 2014)

posted on June 6, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (June 6, 2014)
Full Program: Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces new funding to fight a lethal swine disease. The Obama Administration calls for sweeping cuts in emissions from coal-fired power plants. Innovative program in the “Show Me State” pays off in spades for... Full Story

EPA Mandate: 30 Percent Reduction in Coal Emissions by 2030

posted on June 6, 2014 at 1:51 PM

EPA Mandate: 30 Percent Reduction in Coal Emissions by 2030
The new guidelines, released this week by the Environmental Protection Agency, call for a 30 percent reduction in coal fired power plant emissions by 2030. Full Story

8 States Sign Action Plan to Promote Clean Cars

posted on June 6, 2014 at 9:13 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight states on the East and West coasts have formally committed to working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation's roads by 2025.The so-called "action plan" released Thursday follows last... Full Story

Court Upholds EPA Rule on Cross-state Pollution

posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power plants they can't... Full Story

White House Plan Targets Methane Emissions

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that... Full Story

Gas Prices May Jump from California Emissions Law

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday... Full Story

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:07 PM

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts
New regulations by EPA will force the nation's power plants to control mercury and other toxic pollutants for the first time. Full Story

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