- House passes bill to block Obama climate plan Updated: Mar-06-14 6:12 pm
- Geraghty pushes back on EPA process Updated: Mar-05-14 12:41 pm
- Judge approves W.Va. plant explosion settlement Updated: Mar-05-14 11:40 am
- Obama budget seeks cuts in Great Lakes program Updated: Mar-04-14 6:44 pm
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- Obama admin drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule Updated: Mar-03-14 1:51 pm
- Study finds blood lead levels decreasing in Butte Updated: Mar-02-14 1:44 pm
- EPA head visits North Dakota at senator's request Updated: Feb-28-14 9:07 pm
- EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine Updated: Feb-28-14 8:46 pm
- Wash. senators praise EPA move on Pebble mine Updated: Feb-28-14 3:56 pm
- Tax hikes mulled to pay for Lake Champlain cleanup Updated: Feb-27-14 11:49 pm
- Wyoming top in CO2 per person amid new regulations Updated: Feb-27-14 6:29 pm
- EPA wins lawsuit against Titan Tire over Dico site Updated: Feb-26-14 5:32 pm
- EPA awards $5 million to fight invasive species Updated: Feb-25-14 7:44 pm
- Mo. congressmen oppose EPA wood stove regulations Updated: Feb-25-14 1:05 pm
- Supreme Court seems divided in climate case Updated: Feb-24-14 3:46 pm
- Bills blasting EPA advance in Wyoming Legislature Updated: Feb-24-14 2:50 pm
- Federal wood burning rule prompts rural backlash Updated: Feb-23-14 11:23 am
- Ohio governor appoints state health, EPA directors Updated: Feb-21-14 5:29 pm
- Correction: Chemical Fire-Iowa story Updated: Feb-21-14 1:40 pm
- EPA removing tons of PCB-laden soil from NY site Updated: Feb-21-14 12:34 pm
- EPA seeks tougher safety standards for farmworkers Updated: Feb-20-14 4:57 pm
- Tega Cay utility cited for spilling sewage Updated: Feb-20-14 2:06 pm
- BP America prez: getting closer to EPA agreement Updated: Feb-19-14 6:25 pm
- Joplin gets another $2.5 million for lead removal Updated: Feb-19-14 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty is pushing back against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a process that could lead to development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect in the Bristol Bay region being restricted or prohibited.
NEW CUMBERLAND, West Virginia - A judge has approved a settlement that resolves federal workplace and environmental civil charges at a plant in Hancock County where an explosion killed three workers in 2010.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - President Barack Obama's 2015 budget requests the least spending yet on a Great Lakes cleanup program his administration has championed, but an official said Tuesday the cutback does not signal eroding support for the cause.
Agency: Health and Human Services
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, declaring that cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to consumers.
BUTTE, Montana - Work to clean up toxic material left over from more than a century of mining operations in the Butte area is succeeding, based on the findings of a health study, federal officials say.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency faced tough crowds Friday during stops in North Dakota, where coal and ethanol continue to be a big part of the oil-rich state's energy mix.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is taking the first steps toward restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska - though no final decision has been made.
SEATTLE - Washington's U.S. senators are praising a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency for starting a process that could potentially restrict the development of proposed gold-and-copper mine in southwest Alaska.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Lawmakers are considering cleaning up Lake Champlain through control of stormwater runoff, farming regulations and other efforts and paying for it by raising taxes on visitors to Vermont's hotels and restaurants.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies: Wyoming.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Titan Tire Corp. and Dico Inc. must pay millions of dollars in fines and penalties for the demolition of three buildings in Des Moines that the Environmental Protection Agency says were contaminated with PCBs, chemicals linked to cancer and considered hazardous.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - About $5 million in federal grants will fund projects targeting aquatic and land-based invasive species in the Great Lakes region that threaten native fish and damage the economy, officials said Tuesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer is urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider newly proposed regulations for wood-burning stoves.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appeared divided on Monday over the sole Obama administration program already in place to limit power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Two bills expressing the displeasure of Wyoming lawmakers with what many of them see as an attack on coal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moved a step forward on Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold winter days.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) says the interim director of the state's Environmental Protection Agency now has the job.
DES MOINES, Iowa - In a story Feb. 20 about a fertilizer fire in the northern Iowa city of Northwood, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information from a state official, that the Environmental Protection Agency tested the air quality and determined it was safe. A hazardous materials team from Mason City tested the air, not the EPA, and consulted with other agencies before deeming the air safe.
ALBANY, New York - Federal officials said they removed 335,000 tons of PCBs, contaminated soil and other material at the ongoing Superfund cleanup of a shuttered General Motors factory, far more waste than expected.
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed strengthening 20-year-old standards aimed at protecting farmworkers from toxic pesticides.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Federal environmental regulators have cited the parent company of a South Carolina utility for spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated sewage.
NEW ORLEANS - The head of BP America Inc. says he believes the company is moving closer toward once again being allowed to bid on federal contracts.
JOPLIN, Missouri - The city of Joplin has received another $2.5 million in federal funds to continue removing lead-contaminated soil that was churned up during the May 2011 tornado and recovery efforts.