Category: EPA

Eleven States Warned by EPA for Not Filing Clean Air Act Reports

Eleven states are getting a warning from the Environmental Protection Agency for not submitting plans to lower sulfur dioxide pollution in what are called nonattainment areas identified a few years ago by the EPA.
The notice was filed in the Federal R…

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Attorney General Remains Confident of Lawsuit Against WOTUS

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt remains confident and optimistic about Oklahoma’s lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the U.S. rule. Oklahoma is one of more than 30 states that filed suit last year and the case i…

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Sen. Inhofe Challenges Acting Deputy Administrator of EPA

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is using his position as chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to question the legal authority for Albert Stanley Meiburg to be serving as acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection …

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Texas Sues EPA for 24th Time in Obama Administration History

For a 24th time, the state of Texas has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a fight over the regulatory efforts of the Obama administration since 2009. This time, Texas filed suit over the Regional Haze State Implementation Plan or SIP, th…

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EPA Director Disappointed but Fighting Back on Court Ruling

While dozens of states and hundreds of members of Congress are fighting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency is fighting back.
Speaking in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, McCarthy admitted she was disappo…

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Lankford Explains Filing of Briefing Fighting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Yes, it is about federal overreach. It’s what U.S. Senator James Lankford tells OK Energy Today as he and all members of the Oklahoma Congressional delegation joined others in the House and Senate in supporting the legal fight by Oklahoma and dozens of…

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Oklahoma’s Congressional Delegation Joins Lawsuit Against EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Everyone of Oklahoma’s members in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are among the 205 members of Congress who have filed legal briefs in federal court in support of a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency over its controversial Clean Pow…

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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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