Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown.
Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.
A judge rejected a bid by farm industry and home builders’ groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.
This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay $38,500 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.
The federal government is pursuing a tough standard for cleanup of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town that concludes that even a tiny amount of asbestos can cause lung problems.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.
Environmental law experts are gathering this week in Baltimore where they will discuss the development of global environmental law following the Rio+20 conference.