President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term. “We know we have to do more — and we will do more,” Obama said Wednesday in Berlin.
Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation’s new energy secretary.
Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
President Barack Obama filled in more pieces of his second term leadership team Monday, nominating a trio of new advisers to lead the Energy Department, Environmental Protection Agency and budget office.
Sen. Robert Menendez sponsored legislation with incentives for natural gas vehicle conversions that would benefit the biggest political donor to his re-election, the same eye doctor whose private jet Menendez used for two personal trips to the Dominican Republic, an Associated Press investigation found.
EPA Nearly Doubles Biofuels Mandate Despite Court Saying White House Setting Overly Optimistic Production Quotas
Days after a federal appeals court said the Obama administration is setting overly optimistic production quotas for the struggling biofuels industry, the government issued new standards Thursday that raise production estimates for 2013.
Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she’s stepping down after nearly four years on the job.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It’s “becoming less and less relevant,” he says.
BP is being temporarily suspended from new contracts with the U.S. government, the Environmental Protection Agency says.