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Did EPA Give Navajo Nation Tainted Water?

11:46 AM 08/21/2015

In the wake of the Gold King Mine spill, EPA officials have been supplying Navajo Nation farmers and livestock herders with water so they don’t have to use river water, which could contain toxic mine waste.

Inhofe: EPA’s Trying To Regulate Sewers

3:28 PM 08/20/2015

A top Senate Republican is worried the EPA’s new Clean Water Rule gives the agency the power to regulate sewers and stormwater systems -- giving EPA a much more expansive reach than the agency had previously claimed.

Islamic Leaders Want A Jihad Against Global Warming

1:45 PM 08/20/2015

A group of influential Muslims is calling on others of their faith to wage a jihad on global warming, and is calling on Islamic governments to reduce their use of fossil fuels ahead of the United Nations climate summit in Paris this year.

Hillary Moves To Obama’s Left On Arctic Drilling

4:08 PM 08/18/2015

Hillary Clinton has come out against Arctic drilling in an attempt to placate the environmentalist wing of the Democratic Party, moving to the left of President Barack Obama’s own policy on drilling in the North Pole.

EPA Targets Fracking With New Global Warming Rules

2:16 PM 08/18/2015

The Obama administration has released new regulations on methane emissions from oil and gas drilling as part of the president’s effort to show the U.S. is serious about tackling global warming ahead of the United Nations climate summit this year.