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Republicans: EPA violated scientific standards and ethics in human testing

Michael Bastasch

Republicans say the Environmental Protection Agency violated ethics and scientific standards through human testing with deadly air pollutants.

Report: EPA tested deadly pollutants on humans to push Obama admin’s agenda

11:53 AM 04/02/2014

The Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting dangerous experiments on humans over the past few years in order to justify more onerous clean air regulations.

Russia increased Ukraine’s gas bill by nearly 50 percent

2:32 PM 04/01/2014

Russia's state-run natural gas company has announced it was ending Ukraine's gas discount and increasing its price by about 44 percent.

Inhofe seeks to force the EPA to report the costs of its rules

1:39 PM 04/01/2014

Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe introduced a bill to force the Environmental Protection Agency to enforce its own rules and report the costs of agency regulations.

Conservative group sues EPA over its ‘IRS-like’ tactics

10:36 AM 04/01/2014

A conservative environmental law group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its alleged “IRS-like” tactics, including stone-walling federal records requests and imposing fees on conservative groups that sought government records.

California pays residents to offset higher energy costs from cap and trade

3:45 PM 03/31/2014

California is trying to get people fired up about the state’s cap-and-trade program by giving out “climate credits.” But the rebate to state ratepayers has another objective: to offset higher energy costs projected from cap and trade.

Climate scientists release climate report to counter ‘alarmist’ UN claims

2:22 PM 03/31/2014

A group of scientists and climate experts has released a counterpoint to the United Nations’ most recent climate report.

Scientists pan ‘alarmist’ UN climate report, green groups cite in fundraising

1:52 PM 03/31/2014

A United Nations climate report is being slammed by climate scientists as "alarmist," but that hasn't stopped environmental groups from fundraising off it.

Texas now produces 35 percent of US crude oil

11:40 AM 03/31/2014

There's a reason why Texas Gov. Rick Perry is always telling businesses to move to his state: it's in the middle of a massive oil boom.

White House looks to regulate cow flatulence as part of climate agenda

2:50 PM 03/28/2014

As part of its plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration is targeting the dairy industry to reduce methane emissions in their operations.

Reporter detained by Capitol Hill police for trying to ask EPA chief a question

1:17 PM 03/28/2014

A reporter has been detained by Capitol Hill police for trying to ask a question of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy.

Energy wars: Britain faces massive blackouts due to green politics

12:37 PM 03/28/2014

The United Kingdom already suffers from power shortages, but a government investigation into the six largest British power companies has stoked fears that the country could be hit by massive blackouts.

EPA agents raid ammunition company on alleged ‘environmental violations’

12:11 PM 03/28/2014

Environmental Protection Agency and FBI agents raided the ammunition company USA Brass over alleged “environmental violations” early Thursday morning.

George Soros pushes Obama to release strategic oil reserves to ‘ruin’ Russia

2:46 PM 03/27/2014

Liberal billionaire George Soros suggested that President Barack Obama release oil from the country’s strategic reserves to lower gas prices and "ruin" Russia's energy-dependent economy.

Analysis: Europe’s green policies made them vulnerable to Russia

2:24 PM 03/27/2014

Russia's power play in Ukraine has raised concerns that Europe's environmental policies have harmed Europe's energy security.

Feds spent $700,000 on a climate change musical

7:18 PM 03/26/2014

It looks like the National Science Foundation has been handing out grants for some unorthodox research projects, according to House Republicans.

UN climate panel claims it’s the ‘Hope for our Earth’

5:34 PM 03/26/2014

Luke Skywalker was the “new hope” for the Jedi and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the “Hope for Our Planet,” the panel claims.

Greenpeace co-founder declares that some global warming is a good thing

5:19 PM 03/26/2014

Greenpeace's co-founder Patrick Moore has embraced the label of "warmist," but it's not because he believes in the theory of man-made global warming. It's because he argues that “it would be good if the world was a few degrees warmer."

EPA’s ‘independent’ science advisers get government grants, ‘peer review’ own work

2:51 PM 03/26/2014

Environmental Protection Agency science advisers may not be so impartial, according to congressional investigators. Scientists tasked with reviewing one of the EPA’s costliest regulations to date have received government grants and often peer review their own research.

Confidential document revels the Sierra Club’s plan to shut down the coal industry

1:08 PM 03/26/2014

A major environmental group is launching a massive campaign to strangle the coal industry, push green energy sources and increase electricity prices for much of the country, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.