Category: EPA

WOTUS Decision to be Made by federal Court in Cincinnati

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati says it will rule on the challenges of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. or Clean Water Rule. In a 2-1 ruling, the judges said they had the jurisdiction to hear the numerous la…

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EPA’s Secret Emails on Drafting Clean Power Plan

Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only government official to use private email to get around the public watchdogs observing how government works, or is supposed to work. So was Michael Goo, the Environmental Protection Agency’s former Associate Administrator…

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Latest on Oklahoma’s Lawsuit Challenging EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Oklahoma and the dozens of other states who sued the federal government in a challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan have urged a Washington, D.C. federal court to strike down the rule. They made a joint opening brief in th…

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What Others Say about U.S. Supreme Court Delay of Clean Power Plan

What others are saying about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to stay the controversial Clean Power Plan of the Environmental and Protection Agency.
Isaac Orr, a research fellow of Energy and Environment Policy at the Heartland Institute, a free-mar…

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Kansas and Nebraska Fight EPA Over Vehicle Emissions Model

The states of Kansas and Nebraska presented oral arguments Thursday before a D.C. Circuit panel in their fight against the Environmental Protection Agency’s new vehicle emissions model discouraging the use of ethanol in gasoline. The two states contend…

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EPA Administrator Taken to the Wood Shed over WOTUS

In case you missed it! Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency was taken to the woodshed in a recent appearance before the U.S. House Agriculture committee.
She was scolded and accused of violating federal law in the implementation…

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AG Optimistic About Supreme Court Stay on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

An optimistic-sounding Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt responded to the actions this week of the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on what some consider to be the backbone of President Obama’s Green efforts—the Clean Power Plan.
“We are convin…

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President’s EPA and Oil Tax Plans—-D.O.A. on Capitol Hill Says Sen. Inhofe

Calling it a “power grab,” U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe also says the President’s budget proposal to increase funding for loans and grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and removing some from states won’t happen.,
“Don’t worry about it,” he…

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EPA Dodges $40 million Wyoming Lawsuit

A federal judge in Wyoming agreed this week that the former owners of a chemical and environmental analysis company took too long to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over an armed raid that occurred in 2007. The judge tossed the $40 million…

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Inhofe Challenges President’s Water Budget Proposal

President Obama’s budget proposal to increase funding for loans and grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is running into criticism and opposition by Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe.
As chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Wor…

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