Environmental Protection Agency
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.
Responding to a lawsuit from 11 states, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air.
The Environmental Protection Agency is urging New York to submit its overdue state plan for cutting pollution that flows into Chesapeake Bay, part of an effort by all six bay watershed states and the District of Columbia, a top EPA official said Thursday.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is defending the model used by the Environmental Protection Agency to create the federal agency’s restoration strategy for the bay.
The Environmental Protection Agency says restoration of the Chesapeake Bay is ahead of schedule for two of three key pollutants, although the cleanup is being held up in some areas by tight budgeting.