September 22, 2017

EPA Working To Make Drinking Water Safer

The Environmental Protection Agency was able to reverse the Bush administration drinking water policy. The EPA is now going to be able to regulate perchlorate, which does occur naturally in small amounts in water, but is also used in rocket fuel and some 16 other chemicals. These chemicals can cause cancer if used in high […]

At Least One West Virginia Mountain Top Saved

The Environmental Protection Agency recently vetoed a project to remove yet more West Virginia mountain tops in an effort to extract coal from the area. The massive project named Spruce No. 1 Mine, outlined the destruction and levelization of mountain tops in Central Appalachia. West Virginia, dubbed “Wild and Wonderful” according to the state’s welcome […]

The EPA Has Resolved To Reduce Pollution In Coming Years

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said that during this next year, they will work to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from oil refineries and power plants. They will also start announcing plans on how that will happen. This was a result of a lawsuit against the EPA. Eleven states, the District of Columbia and New […]

Nissan Leaf Receives 99 MPG Rating By EPA

Nissan’s latest entry into the all-electric car category, the Leaf, has just officially been granted a best in class rating of 99 mpg. The Environment Protection Agency awarded the rating to the Nissan Leaf after putting it through the same five cycle course used for regular gas powered cars. What is a tad bit confusing […]

Big Trucks And Buses Latest Target For Fuel Efficiency

Today the Obama Administration took a new step towards reducing emissions by proposing fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy duty trucks as well as buses. This is the first proposal of its kind. Also on board with the proposal are the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency. These two agencies […]