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Oil sands upgrader
Adam Brandt, global expert on the carbon footprint of fuels, explains why oil sands' 20% greater greenhouse gas emissions are significant.
The debate over the Keystone XL oil pipeline heated up again last week after the Congressional...
May 22, 2012 | Read More
Houston petroleum refineries
'There are no current rules under development on that issue,' EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson tells Congress.
Election-year politics, $4-a-gallon gasoline and an anti-regulatory fervor on Capitol Hill have...
Mar 8, 2012 | Read More
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
On the heels of Pres. Obama's decision to scrap smog standards, EPA says it will miss its Sept. 30 deadline to propose greenhouse gas rules for utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency will miss an end-of-month target for proposing greenhouse gas...
Sep 15, 2011 | Read More
Cargo ship
But environmental groups warn that the rules only apply to new ships replacing older ones — and that developing countries have a six-year waiver
Countries have taken a first step towards reducing climate emissions from shipping with a global...
Jul 18, 2011 | Read More
Industry near New Orleans, Louisiana
The EPA found major deficiencies with the state-issued permits, leaving open questions over who is ultimately in charge
A pair of iron plants in Louisiana have become the first facilities in the nation to get permits...
Mar 22, 2011 | Read More
Power plant at night
The EPA reporting initiative needed to inventory the nation's carbon footprint is angering advocates on both sides of the issue, for different reasons
WASHINGTON—No wonder the Environmental Protection Agency is feeling more battered and friendless...
Mar 16, 2011 | Read More
Factories and bridge over a river
The Obama administration will delay a deadline requiring polluters to report their greenhouse gases from March 31 to later this summer
The Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it was extending the deadline requiring...
Mar 1, 2011 | Read More
Senator James Inhofe
A bitter GOP-led hearing on EPA's climate regs highlights an intractable ideological division over whether CO2 rules will create jobs and prosperity
WASHINGTON—Gargantuan hammers seemed to be the tool of choice for House Republicans at a...
Feb 11, 2011 | Read More
Runoff in a cropfield
A new report points to growing concern over nitrous oxide, a lesser-known but potent greenhouse gas
Say the words “greenhouse gas” and most people think of carbon dioxide, but a new study released...
Jan 10, 2011 | Read More
Calendar EPA Climate Change
The EPA is right on schedule to issue a greenhouse gas endangerment finding before Earth Day....
Mar 23, 2009 | Read More