From NCPR Blogs:
As reported this week by the CBC, a mystery involving strange cross-border train traffic has been linked to possible fraudin a green-energy credit program. Basically, by shipping the same load of bio-disel back and forth across the international...
The federal agency is out with requirements for the next phase of the clean up of PCBs flushed into the Hudson River for decades by the company’s plants in Ft. Edward. From the EPA press release: The second phase of the cleanup – which is...
News stories tagged with "epa"
Aug 09, 2004 — This spring, EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt was asked to head up a task force to coordinate local, state, and federal agencies in cleaning up the Great Lakes. Now he's touring the region to learn more. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lucy Nalpathanchil reports. Go to full article
Mar 22, 2004 — The Environmental Protection Agency says it's trying to get states around the Great Lakes to use uniform standards to monitor water quality. But the EPA says the fact that different states use different methods doesn't put anyone at risk. More from the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Stephanie Hemphill. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Mar 05, 2004 — An appeals court has ruled General Electric has the right to challenge federal orders to clean up toxic waste sires, a decision the Environmental Protection Agency warns could weaken the Superfund cleanup program. Jody Tosti has more. Go to full article
Feb 09, 2004 — The Environmental Protection Agency under President Bush is punishing fewer polluters than under previous administrations. That's according to analysis done by the Knight Ridder news service. More from the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mark Brush. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Dec 05, 2003 — The Bush Administration is proposing new restrictions on power plants in the eastern U.S. which some environmental groups say would cure the problem of acid rain in the Adirondacks. The EPA announced the new policy late Thursday. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Oct 30, 2003 — The Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed Utah Governor Mike Leavitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday. The 88-to-8 vote came a day after a small group of Democrats abandoned their delaying tactics, though not their criticism of the Bush administration's environmental policies. A number of environmentalist groups protested Leavitt's nomination. Go to full article
Oct 28, 2003 — One of the nation's largest environmental groups is suing the Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to get the agency to ban an herbicide widely used by farmers. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Sep 03, 2003 — Local representation on a Hudson River dredging advisory group was boosted yesterday after complaints by some area officials. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article