Pa. town with tainted wells getting new EPA water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will deliver fresh water to four homes in a northeastern Pennsylvania village where residential... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2012


Agency releases study of coal plant on Navajo land

Requiring a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation to further regulate pollution would not, by itself, force the plant's retirement, but it could significantly... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2012


EPA holds hearing for fuel economy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held a public hearing in Detroit on Tuesday on new fuel economy and... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2012


EPA: Low asbestos in wood chips from Libby, Mont.

Test results from huge piles of wood chips that were being sold from a Montana Superfund site for use in landscaping show they contain some asbestos, but at levels so... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2012

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Pa. families get no quick answer from EPA on water

Residents of a small northeastern Pennsylvania town at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling struck out Friday when they tried to take their... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2012


EPA: NY should map gas wells, set radiation limits

The Environmental Protection Agency says New York regulators should set limits for radioactive materials in gas-drilling wastewater sent to public treatment plants... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2012


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