Navajo Nation is furious with the EPA, not just because the agency accidentally spilled three million gallons of toxic mine waste in the region, but because the agency is allegedly trying to get tribal members to waive rights to future compensation for damages incurred by the toxic spill.
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Republican congressmen are calling for the EPA to be held accountable for spilling 3 million gallons of toxic mine wastewater into the Animas River last week, especially since the agency is a government entity and won’t be punished to the same degree a private company would for spilling waste.
The EPA has not yet decided what to do with the government contractors responsible for unleashing millions of gallons of toxic mine wastewater into a Colorado river.
A D.C.-based, free market think tank filed an appeal in court Monday in an attempt to obtain records from the personal email account of a top White House official.
The EPA accidentally spilled millions of gallons of toxic wastewater from an abandoned mine in Colorado’s Animas River, and a top Republican lawmaker wants answers on just how bad the situation on the ground has become.
Presidential candidate and former Gov. Jeb Bush got into some hot water recently over his past work with a foundation run by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for its funding of Planned Parenthood.
Liberal entrepreneur Elon Musk’s business ventures have benefited from nearly $5 billion in government subsidies in the past few years, but apparently that’s not enough taxpayer support to stop his electric car business from losing $4,000 on every vehicle it sells.
Gov. John Kasich’s campaign has been scrambling to clear up the Republican presidential candidate’s stance on whether or not he believes in global warming after he told NBC News Sunday he didn’t want to “destroy people's jobs based on some theory that's not proven.”
The Obama administration has been claiming regulations put forward in its recently released Clean Power Plan will save thousands of lives from reduced levels of particulate matter and ozone.
The U.S. oil and gas boom may be slowing down, but the refining industry is booming. American refineries are taking in more petroleum than at any point in the last 25 years -- refineries took in more than 17 million barrels of crude oil per day over the last four weeks, turning it into fuels and petrochemicals.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina took aim directly at the EPA’s latest set of global warming rules in the first round of presidential debates Thursday night, saying President Barack Obama’s “progressive” agenda needed to be peeled back.
The first Republican presidential debate kicked off with a pointed question to Sen. Lindsey Graham over his stance on global warming and how it would play with conservative voters.
Sen. Barbara Boxer is at it again, claiming California’s green energy policies aren’t impacting how much Californian’s pay for energy. The California Democrat argued that even under cap-and-trade and green energy mandates, Californians still pay less than Oklahomans for electricity.
Global warming alarmist talking heads like Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore are constantly paraded around as experts on climate, often claiming that global warming is making weather more extreme and bashing those who “deny” that humans are the main culprit behind this.
Despite low prices and faltering state finances, Russia has overtaken Saudi Arabia and the U.S. as the world’s largest oil-producing state, according to U.S. government figures for 2014. Last year, Russia exported 4.7 million barrels of oil a day to Europe and Asia.
Despite Congress rejecting cap-and-trade legislation during President Barack Obama’s first term, the administration is moving ahead with regulations pushing states to adopt carbon dioxide trading programs. The feds may even force cap-and-trade on states that fail to act on their own.
While President Barack Obama announces regulations he believes will save the Arctic from global warming, Russian President Vladimir Putin is busy trying to claim the North Pole for its vast reserves of oil and natural gas.
The EPA’s rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants is expected to cost billions of dollars per year and hundreds of thousands of jobs, according to recent reports.
The Obama administration unveiled the linchpin of its global warming agenda Monday: a 1560-page regulation called the “Clean Power Plan.”
The Obama administration recently unveiled regulations further limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, and some climate scientists are criticizing the rules for doing virtually nothing to reduce global temperature rises --- the whole point of reducing CO2.