EPA Awards $202M To Upgrade Baltimore City Water SystemThese improvement projects were already planned, the news coming with this loan from the federal government- the Baltimore taxpayer is off the hook for a big chunk of the bill.
July 4 Fireworks Spark Astonishing Spike In Air Pollution, Study FindsFourth of July fireworks spark a temporary 42 percent average increase in air pollution, a new study finds.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
White House Threatens To EPA Related BillsThree House Republican bills would prevent or delay environmental decisions, warns White House.
Scalia: EPA Could Not 'Just Rewrite The Statute' To Bring Greenhouse Gases Under A ProvisionThe Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming. But a divided court also rebuked environmental regulators for taking too much authority into their own hands without congressional approval.
O'Malley Applauds U.S. Plan to Curb CO2 EmissionsThe federal government's new plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming recognizes the value of steps Maryland has already taken, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday.
EPA Launches Controversial 'Clean Power Plan'The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a plan that will set the first-ever national carbon pollution standards limits for America’s existing power plants.
CBS News Poll: Most Americans Skeptical Of Immediate Impact Of Global WarmingA new poll finds that many Americans are skeptical of the immediate impact global warming can cause on the planet.
Cleaner Air Could Mean Higher Electric BillsElectricity prices are probably on their way up across much of the U.S. as coal-fired plants, the dominant source of cheap power, shut down in response to environmental regulations and economic forces.
Reid Blocks Bid By Supporters To Include Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Measure In Energy BillA bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.