1. Clean Air Ruling Strikes One Must-Do off EPA’s List

    We don’t have to wait any longer. The Supreme Court says yes to regulating cross-state air pollution.

    Back in November 2012 before the start of Obama’s second ...READ MORE

  2. Phew. No ‘Material’ Effect Expected From Dan River Coal Ash Spill, Says Company.

    Duke Energy’s cleanup costs for the Dan River coal ash spill?

    Not expected to be “material,” Duke Energy reported in its latest (and short) 8-K security filing with ...READ MORE

  3. A Tale of Two Air Quality Programs: China vs. the U.S.

    Air quality benefits can come in baby steps or huge leaps.

    Anywhere you go, air pollution is big business. Big business in its production a la ...READ MORE

  4. Coal Ash Ponds: How Power Companies Get a ‘Bypass’ on Regulations Against Pollution

    Accidental pollution? Sure, s**t happens. But what about intentional pollution?

    When we think of electric power plants and pollution, we often think of air pollution and climate ...READ MORE

  5. Obama Administration Grade on Coal Ash: Failing

    Yes, failing … just like the coal ash ponds along the Dan River.

    What Put the Stuff on the Map

    Despite being a political football [pdf] that had been ...READ MORE

  6. Obama’s Climate Legacy May Come Down to Coal and ‘No’

    The Obama administration gave environmentalists little to cheer about last week, but the game is hardly over.

    When it comes to climate change, Obama’s rhetoric has ...READ MORE

  7. In the House, a Little Quid Pro Coal?

    Coal is down but not out thanks in part to a pro-coal rider passed in the omnibus spending bill [pdf]. Are we looking at pro-export policy or just ...READ MORE

  8. A Look at Environmental Justice in U.S.A. Today

    On this Martin Luther King Day, TheGreenGrok asks, are the underrepresented over-represented when it comes to environmental risk?

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a speech ...READ MORE

  9. Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

    The winter solstice is behind us, and the holiday season is upon us. Before we sign off for 2013, here’s TheGreenGrok’s take on the top ...READ MORE

  10. The Latest on Earthquakes: Enhanced Oil Recovery Shaking Things Up in U.S.

    Evidence linking carbon dioxide (CO2) injection to earthquakes may be bad news for carbon capture and storage.

    The extraction of both natural gas and crude oil has risen ...READ MORE

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