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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 6:45 PM EDT
President Obama lands in Warsaw, Poland -- his first stop on a four-day trip to Europe in which he will also visit Belgium and France.
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 6:39 PM EDT
President Obama visits Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces. Find out more about attending the ceremony at the American cemetery in Normandy.
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 3, 2014 at 2:53 PM EDT
We invited our We the People Write API beta testers here to the White House for a hackathon as part of the second annual National Day of Civic Hacking.
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 8:16 PM EDT
In the White House Rose Garden, President Obama delivers a statement about the recovery of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl -- an American soldier who has spent nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan.