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What They're Saying Around the Country: Support for Commonsense, Responsible Steps to Curb Carbon PollutionPosted byon June 4, 2014 at 3:25 PM EDT
The EPA's proposed carbon pollution guidelines for power plants are already being hailed by editorial boards across the country. Here’s a sample of what they’re saying.
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 11:13 AM EDT
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 May 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon May 10, 2014 at 7:09 PM EDT
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 2:44 PM EDT
More than 300 organizations across the country have partnered with us and committed to deploy clean energy and cut energy waste. All in all, these commitments represent more than 850 megawatts of solar that will be deployed –- enough to power nearly 130,000 homes.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
This week, we launched a new website to help end sexual assault violence; the First Lady traveled to Texas to encourage students to reach higher by completing their education; Team USA walked in the Let's Move! Olympics Opening Ceremony; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, more than 30,000 guests stopped by the South Lawn for the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll; the President traveled to Japan and Korea for his fifth trip to Asia during his time in office; the First Lady and Dr. Biden announced that over half a million veterans and military spouses have been hired through Joining Forces; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
This week, the White House celebrated Easter, and the President began a week-long trip to Asia, while the First Lady and Dr. Biden hosted a Career Forum on Veterans Jobs.