Watchdog to review radiological emergency preparedness
More than three years after scrapping a previously planned review, EPA's inspector general will look at the agency's National Center for Radiation Field Operations' ability to carry out its job.
States sue EPA over ozone enforcement
New Jersey is leading a fresh lawsuit against EPA for allegedly failing to follow the law in dealing with ozone-forming emissions that cross state lines.
Top aide helped broker deal on soot emissions — emails
A former top EPA political appointee expected to return to the agency as chief of staff helped broker an unusual deal that ultimately gave two manufacturers years longer to cut health-threatening emissions, recently disclosed emails indicate.
EPA reports drop in key power plant emissions
Power industry pollution again fell last year as overall emissions of three key pollutants all registered noteworthy drops, according to preliminary EPA data released today.
Draft plan aims to address concerns with permitting program
EPA is advancing on another front in its piecemeal relook at the Clean Air Act permitting program known as New Source Review.