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Bush Administration Covered Up 500+ Blocked Water Pollution Cases

Article: Bush Administration Covered Up 500+ Blocked Water Pollution Cases

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2008 (ENS) – The results of a Congressional investigation released today detail the collapse of the Clean Water Act enforcement program in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that clouded the question of whether rivers, streams and wetlands remain protected from pollution and development. The report reveals more than 500…

California Leads States Demanding EPA Tackle Global Warming

Article: California Leads States Demanding EPA Tackle Global Warming

SACRAMENTO, California, December 4, 2008 (ENS) – California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. once again is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to combat climate change. With U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rising year after year, according to a report issued this week by the U.S.…

U.S. EPA Chills Progress Towards Regulating Greenhouse Gases

Article: U.S. EPA Chills Progress Towards Regulating Greenhouse Gases

WASHINGTON, DC, July 11, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration today asked for public comment on a long list of options for controlling greenhouse gas emissions under existing federal law, but emphasized that it has no intention of pursuing any of them. The announcement confirms that the Bush administration will not move to regulate greenhouse…