14 Jul '11, 3pm

Oh, EPA, why do you have to go around regulating all the time? You know it just pisses off Republicans.

Oh, EPA, why do you have to go around, you know, regulating all the time? You know it just pisses off Republicans. You tried to keep coal companies in West Virginia from dumping waste into streams, so now House Republicans (and, to be fair, a handful of Democrats) have passed a bill that would take away your authority to enforce the Clean Water Act. I mean, what did you expect them to do? No bigs, right? It's only one of the most fundamental environmental laws OF ALL TIME. The one that was passed in response to the Cuyahoga River catching on fire , one of the most iconic images of the environmental disaster that was the United States in the 1950s. Remember that? Remember when a river CAUGHT ON FIRE? Well, apparently Congress doesn’t. If they did, would the House want to take away the federal government's power to overrule state governments when they give weak-ass permits t...

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News: House Assails Clean Water Act

earthjustice.org 13 Jul '11, 10pm

This week the U.S. House of Representatives began their all-out assault on the Clean Water Act through a series of legisla...

An Assault on the Clean Water Act:

An Assault on the Clean Water Act:

treehugger.com 15 Jul '11, 2pm

While battles are being waged over the Endangered Species Act, wild lands policies, the Clean Air Act and more, I'm taking...

House Votes to Roll Back Clean Water Act

switchboard.nrdc.org 13 Jul '11, 11pm

I n a 239 to 184 vote, t he U.S. House of Representatives voted today to roll back key provisions of the federal Clean Wat...

The House just voted to do away with federal pr...

nrdc.org 13 Jul '11, 11pm

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Not happy w/ the US House's vote 2 gut the Clea...

americanrivers.org 14 Jul '11, 2pm

This bill also removes EPA’s authority to veto dredge and fill permits issued by the Army Corps of Engineers when a propos...

A good example of why we NEED the EPA...

treehugger.com 17 Jul '11, 1pm

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Critical List: Republicans plan to defund the e...

grist.org 07 Jul '11, 4pm

House Republicans want to defund all kinds of environmental activity -- the EPA, the Department of the Interior, the Fores...

Under fire EPA hits back with stringent air pol...

businessgreen.com 11 Jul '11, 12am

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled stringent new rules that will require power plants in 27 states ...

EPA announced beefed up air quality rules last ...

businessgreen.com 10 Jul '11, 11pm

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled stringent new rules that will require power plants in 27 states ...

What if the polluter has to pay the victim for ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 13 Jul '11, 7am

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How many lives did the EPA just save?

How many lives did the EPA just save?

grist.org 08 Jul '11, 3pm

The EPA's new rules regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants, limiting air pollution from coal plants in 27 Eastern...

Yellowstone River water not toxic from spill, according to EPA

Yellowstone River water not toxic from spill, a...

enn.com 10 Jul '11, 2pm

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Sustainability Research at EPA

Sustainability Research at EPA

epa.gov 09 Jul '11, 8pm

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Here’s how to go plastic-free & still clean up after your dog (via @grist)

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grist.org 11 Jul '11, 5pm

This is Mike's fourth entry in the series "Grist dared me to make a change." Read other entries in this series. I mentione...