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.
EPA Chief Returns To Conn. To Talk Up EnvironmentIt's a homecoming of sorts for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Justices Seem Receptive To Reducing Cross-State Air PollutionSeveral Supreme Court justices Tuesday suggested during a 90-minute argument that they believe the Environmental Protection Agency did not exceed its authority when it issued i 2011 rule seeking to to reduce pollution from power plants in 28 states that drifts into states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Former CT Commissioner To Make First Public Remarks As EPA HeadThe Environmental Protection Agency says its new administrator will be at Harvard Law School to make her first public remarks since the U.S. Senate confirmed her appointment.
Appeals Court Rejects Connecticut, Other States On Smog StandardsA federal appeals court today upheld a 2008 air pollution standard opposed by Connecticut and other 11 other states, New York City and Washington. D.C., who had been seeking tougher standards
Senate Approves Former Connecticut Commissioner As EPA HeadFormer Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Gina McCarthy was approved to be federal EPA Secretary Thursday by a 59-40 vote in the Senate,
McCarthy Nomination To Head EPA Passes Senate Committee President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency has moved one step closer to getting the job, but it came without Republican support.