Posts Tagged ‘ EPA ’

Environmental Groups Sue EPA On Cape Cod Pollution

Aug 31st, 2010 | By

The Conservation Law Foundation and the Coalition for Buzzards Bay say excess nitrogen from septic systems, stormwater runoff and wastewater treatment can cause algae blooms that choke off oxygen that marine life needs. EPA spokeswoman Paula Ballentine says the agency is committed to reducing nitrogen levels. via Environmental Groups Sue EPA On Cape Cod Pollution

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Connecticut recognized as top green power purchaser

Aug 30th, 2010 | By

For the third year in a row, the State of Connecticut has been named one of only three states making EPA’s top 50 list of national Green Power Partners, ranking 36th on that list. This year, Connecticut will be purchasing more than 107 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, which is enough green power to meet 17 percent of the state’s purchased electricity use

EPA already on the job: Obama (update) from WSJ

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

Has the Obama administration and the solicitor general simply made their own lives a lot more difficult? Kate Sheppard reports that Jonathan Zasloff, a law professor at UCLA, seems to think so. Read more continuing coverage of this Supreme Court case that has PO’ed a lot of environmentalists.