EU Greenhouse Gases in 2011: More Countries on Track to Meet Kyoto Targets, Emissions Fall 2.5%

Emissions of greenhouse gases in the European Union (EU) fell on average by 2.5% from 2010 to 2011, although several countries increased emissions. Almost all European countries are individually on tr...

Land Trust Community to Benefit From Wetland and Stream Mitigation Guide

Washington, D.C. – A handbook jointly issued today by the Environmental Law Institute and the Land Trust Alliance provides the land trust community and others with the tools necessary to understand ...

United States and Canada Sign Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Canada’s Minister of the Environment Peter Kent today signed the newly amended Great Lakes Water Quality A...

EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $15 million in funding to provide training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems – those servin...

EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened registration for student teams from colleges and universities across the country to participate in its new design competition, ...

Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades

Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed KISSIMMEE, FL., Jul...

EPA Cancels Registrations of Two Bird-Killing Pesticides

(Washington, D.C., March 1, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the cancellation of two toxic pesticides that were documented by American Bird Conservancy to have recurr...

EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that through its Greening America’s Capitals (GAC) project, it will help the capital cities of Alabama, Arizona, Mississ...

President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard

Consumers will save $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8K per vehicle by 2025 WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today announced a historic agreement with thirteen major automakers to pursue the next phase i...

EPA Proposes Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Gas Production

Cost-effective, flexible standards rely on operators’ ability to capture and sell natural gas that currently escapes, threatens air quality July 28, 2011 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protec...

2009 TRI (Toxics Release Inventory) National Analysis

EPA released the 2009 TRI National Analysis on December 16, 2010. Read the Greenversations blog post “What’s in your neighborhood”. The TRI National Analysis is an annual report that displays EP...
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