Category: EPA

July 15, 2007

The Importance of Alternative Energy

Filed under: Environment,EPA - 15 Jul 2007

Global warming, uncertain oil supplies, and a seemingly endless appetite for energy consumption are three things Americans should be focusing on. The pentagon issued a report months ago about the potential global insecurity and chaos that could be the …

June 23, 2007

Victory For States’ Rights In Environmental Ruling

Filed under: Environment,EPA,Law - 23 Jun 2007

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that tossed out key provisions of a Massachusetts state law aimed at preventing oil spills, a move environmentalists hailed as a victory in efforts to beef up protection of the state’s waterways …

June 2, 2007

Connecticut Passes Energy Reform Bill, 128-19

Filed under: Environment,EPA,State Law - 02 Jun 2007

Connecticut is taking the task of creating a more energy-efficient America seriously.

The bill that passed in Connecticut’s senate yesterday creates rebates for households that buy new energy-efficient heating equipment and air conditioners, requires state agencies to study and …

May 23, 2007

States Clash With EPA Over Emissions Law

Filed under: EPA - 23 May 2007

California is struggling to put into effect the nation’s first law requiring auto manufacturers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency is blocking their efforts.

While it is the EPA’s federal mandate to oversee environmental protection …