The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) administrator in the South and Southwest region (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas), Al Armendariz, has resigned after Republicans took aim at comments he made two years ago regarding how the EPA would "crucify" corporations that broke environmental laws.
energyNOW! Anchor Thalia Assuras sits down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to discuss pressing energy and environmental issues, including the EPA study on hydraulic fracturing and upcoming greenhouse-gas regulations for power plants.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a schedule to develop standards for wastewater produced from natural gas development.
In its quest to mandate the use of ethanol blended fuel for American vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has encountered several roadblocks. After releasing the E15 warning label which will be placed on fuel pumps -- considered the final step before E15 starts being offered at gas stations throughout the country -- the Agency came under fire from both automakers and public officials.
Eleven years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it would set a national standard for mercury emissions produced by power plants the United States, it has finally proposed the country's first-ever mercury and air toxic standards for power plants.