Environmental Protection Agency

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a Senate bill that would block new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Senate blocks legislation to undercut EPA clean water rules

WASHINGTON — Democrats have blocked a Senate bill that would have forced…

 

Volkswagen has disclosed to U.S. regulators that there's additional suspect software in its 2016 diesel models that would potentially help exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

More VW trouble: 2016 diesels have new suspect software

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators say they have a lot more questions for…

 

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Obama admin drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur…

 

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High court climate case looks at EPA's power

Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme…

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Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerA person in a wheelchair was struck at this intersection at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard early Monday.

Wheelchair-bound man killed by car identified as EPA clerk

A man in a wheelchair who was hit and killed by a…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerA person in a wheelchair was struck at this intersection at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard early Monday.

SF officials call for action plan targeting carbon pollution

San Francisco city leaders, businesses and environmentalists are pushing for what they…

California should embrace new water quality standards for beaches

Millions of people visit the shoreline along San Francisco each year, and…

Out with democracy, in with bureaucracy

If you studied logic in high school, you probably learned about a…

Committee Confidential: April 11th-15th

A quick look ahead at this week’s hearings in the Budget, Energy,…

American oil and gas producers to Congress: Leave us alone

“Leave us alone.” That’s what members of the Denver-based Western Energy Alliance,…

Hunters Point groups say Lennar, government hid asbestos risks

On Monday, representatives from community groups said government agencies colluded inappropriately with…

McDonnell, GOP govs blast EPA in letter to Obama

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, along with 19 other Republican governors, penned a…

Emails, other documents show EPA in bed with Big Green groups

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official crowed about his agency's decision to…

Hydraulic fracturing chemicals found ‘under your kitchen sink’

A proposed amendment to rewrite the Safe Drinking Water Act that may…