WASHINGTON (AP) — A government agency’s watchdog says a storage warehouse rented by the Environmental Protection Agency in suburban Washington for $750,000 was tainted with rodent feces, mold and other problems.
The EPA inspector general’s report released Monday also found…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/epa-warehouse-needs-cleanup-feces-mold-found-by-the-environmental-protection-agency-in-suburban-washington/ Environmental Protection Agency, EPA warehouse, needs cleanup; feces, storage warehouse, suburban Washington
Don’t start singing “Kumbaya” just yet
Senate Republicans last week blocked committee votes onPresident Obama’s picks to lead the Department of Labor and the Environmental Protection Agency, infuriating Democrats who have long complained about the GOP’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/why-the-gop-dropped-its-boycott-of-obamas-labor-and-epa-picks-dont-start-singing-kumbaya-just-yet/ boycott of Obama’s, committee votes, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA picks, GOP dropped, Health Education Labor Pensions, HELP, Kumbaya, Labor, President Obama
By Anna Driver and Joshua Schneyer HOUSTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) – Despite being located within a short walk of a nursing home, school and residential buildings, West Fertilizer Co in central Texas had no blast walls and had filed no contingency plan to the Environmental Protection Agency…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/before-texas-plant-exploded-what-did-regulators-know-west-fertilizer-co-in-central-texas/ central Texas, Environmental Protection Agency, nursing home, residential buildings, school, West Fertilizer Co
If your child has asthma or if your parent suffers from heart disease or if you are one of the millions of Americans who value clean air, then the Senate confirmation hearing for Gina McCarthy on Thursday will be of interest to you. McCarthy has been tapped to lead the Environmental Protection…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/5-reasons-to-support-gina-mccarthy-to-lead-the-epa-environmental-protection-agency/ air pollution control, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, Environment, Environmental Policy, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, Politics & Legislation, Public Health
As teachers’ jobs are in jeopardy and classroom sizes increase, school districts are looking for creative ways to tackle budget cuts. Some schools have turned to solar power, and their future is looking bright.
As of last year, more than 500 schools across 43 states had installed solar panels,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/saving-teachers-jobs-one-solar-panel-at-a-time-gtm-researchand-the-solar-energy-industries-association-seia/
On Monday the Senate held a symposium under the auspices of Sen. Tom Carper’s (D-DE) office — “Climate Change Actions under the Clean Air Act: Reducing Power Plant Emissions without Harming the Economy” — bringing together representatives from both clean energy groups and the energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/how-epa-could-help-cut-carbon-emissions-17-percent-by-2020-reducing-power-plant-emissions-without-harming-the-economy/