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EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

  By Dr. Howard Hayden and Tom Harris On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is holding three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The sessions will be held on February 21 in Kansas City, February 28 in San Francisco, and March 27 in Gillette, Wyoming. If the listening […]

Government’s Gold King Mine whitewash: Do as I say, not as I do

Government’s Gold King Mine whitewash: Do as I say, not as I do

EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disaster

EPA denies Navajo pressure to waive rights to future payment claims in Animas River disaster

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy moved to mend fences Thursday with Navajo Nation as the agency denied accusations that it tried to force Indians to waive their rights to future claims stemming from the Gold King Mine blowout. In a statement Thursday, remedy the EPA described as “inaccurate” comments by Navajo President Russell Begaye, who told […]

Over public opposition, EPA to extend Clean Water Act to ponds, ditches

Over public opposition, EPA to extend Clean Water Act to ponds, ditches

The Environmental Protection Agency took public opposition to plans to extend its regulatory reach to ditches and ponds “extremely seriously” but will forge ahead anyway, a top agency official told Congress on Wednesday. Ken Kopocis, who runs the agency’s Office of Water, told a House panel the EPA will expand its power under the Clean […]