The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it had reached a settlement with the Tennessee Valley Authority to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at 11 of its coal-fired power plants in three states.
Two federal departments have teamed up to coordinate the awarding of development grants, in an effort to to use taxpayer money more effectively for projects that connect housing with jobs and the means to get to them.
The Environmental Protection Agency has only recently had a face. That face has taken the form of Lisa Jackson -- the first African-American EPA administrator, appointed by Barack Obama in 2009. The landmark appointment caused a media stir, not for her race, but for the clean break with the recent past EPA administrators that her appointment represented.
Michigan's governor and the boss of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday they believe "significant progress" has been made on cleaning an oil spill on the Kalamazoo River, but the spill remains a serious situation.
A northwest Montana town where asbestos contamination has killed more than 200 people will get more than $130 million in cleanup and medical assistance from the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
President-elect Barack Obama unveiled his energy and environment team on Monday, ushering in what's likely to be a dramatic shift in the way the nation tackles the challenges of climate change, energy efficiency and the development of cleaner sources of fuel.
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