Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats 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.
An environmental group in northern New Jersey is leading a charge to get the feds to take over the cleanup of a dirty river.
With 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.
The agency says Tuesday that only $29 million of Cuomo’s $511 million proposal meets federal requirements.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use $511 million in clean water funds to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge won approval from a state board Thursday.
An industrial area in Ridgewood, Queens that was home to radioactive material has been designated a Superfund site.
Activities include hikes, wildlife watching, tree-planting and educational exhibits.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a massive cleanup of the Passaic River after hundreds of years of pollution.
Beginning Jan. 1 the traditional 60 and 40 watt light bulbs will be faded out of the market place.
The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
Dredging will begin in about three years on the infamously polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
The letter of intent to sue the EPA signed by the attorneys general of Connecticut, New York and five other states seeks to force the federal agency to tighten regulations governing the outdoor wood furnaces.
The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.
A crane loader resting on a barge is scooping up debris and dumping it in a large bin sitting on the barge. The project will help remove roughly 20,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the river.
A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.