- EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling Updated: Aug-28-15 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.
- EPA chief: Colorado mine spill 'pains me' Updated: Aug-11-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday her department takes full responsibility for spilling 3 million gallons of mining waste that turned a southwest Colorado river an unnatural shade of orange, adding it "pains me to no end."
- Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP holds panel vote in lunchroom Updated: Aug-05-15 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Over the protests of boycotting Democrats, a Senate GOP-controlled panel Wednesday approved legislation designed to block the Obama administration from implementing tough new standards on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.