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Posted byon June 4, 2014 at 10:25 AM EDT
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy turned to Reddit to answer questions on the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions from our power plants.
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 5:11 PM EDT
At the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announces the 27 private-sector partners of “Beyond the Grid” –- a new Power Africa initiative to unlock investment and growth specifically for off-grid and small-scale energy solutions.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 7:21 PM EDT
At the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., the President visits with children whose asthma is aggravated by air pollution.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM EDT
For decades, state, city, county, and tribal leaders have led the way in reducing pollution, making our communities healthier and cleaner. The EPA's new carbon pollution standard proposal puts tools in the hands of each state -– there’s no one-size-fits-all approach here.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 11:48 AM EDT
The EPA unveiled the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants, which will have huge benefits for hard-working Americans. Here's a look at some of the myths that opponents they will try to spread, and the facts that dispel them.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the EPA proposed new carbon pollution standards for power plants. These standards represent a commonsense proposal that will have huge benefits for all Americans.
Posted byon May 31, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 5:33 PM EDT
Today, President Obama headed over to FEMA for an update on this year's preparations for hurricane season -- here's what you need to know.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM EDT
With hurricane season beginning on Sunday, the Administration is working directly with communities to prepare for hurricanes and for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 2:11 PM EDT
Over the course of the Obama Administration, we have increased U.S. solar electricity generation by ten-fold and, in the last year alone added more than 23,600 new jobs in solar. But there is more to do before solar energy can be effectively harnessed by every American. That’s why, last week, DOE announced an even more aggressive strategy to address “soft costs” of solar.