Us Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA was proposed by President Richard Nixon and began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate. The agency is led by its Administrator, who is appointed by the president and approved by Congress. The current administrator is Gina McCarthy.
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  • EPA Clean Power Plan Comments Due Soon

    … EPA is soliciting comments on the Clean Power Plan Proposed Federal Plan and Proposed Model Rules, to be submitted by January 21st. Please note that there are a number of topics that may be of interest to combined heat and power (CHP) stakeholders, including those in the following sections of the Preamble: Section IV.C.3 on Eligible Emission…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Volkswagen Has Been Cheating (Hugely) on Emissions Tests For Years

    … Our automotive industry is full of examples of corporations putting profit above what is the right thing to do (e.g., safety, product value, and the environment), with full knowledge and a blatant disregard for the law, rules and/or regulations that they know apply. The revelation that Volkswagen installed software designed to falsify emissions…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 17 readers -