The Obama administration is proposing tougher standards for highly toxic dioxin, and, naturally, industry groups and Republicans are objecting.
“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”
In Arizona, Republican candidate Jesse Kelley, for the U.S. House in the 8th District, has come out strongly in favor of salmonella outbreaks. He, like many Republicans denying the obvious need for better enforcement of health and food safety regulations, almost incredibly, espoused what amounts to "E-Coli conservatism" at a campaign rally hosted by the Pima County Tea Party Patriots.
The new plan will reduce by 20 percent heat-trapping emissions from truck and bus tailpipes.
The right-wing American Enterprise Institute and two centrist-liberal groups have announced a "post-partisan" clean energy plan - is this for real?
The Obama administration said it is ending its deepwater drilling moratorium, environmentalists say the risks are too high, and the oil industry says the rules are too strict.
A new national study has found that there is a statistical correlation between exposure to air pollution and adult diabetes.
Cuccinelli was the first state attorney general to announce that he was suing to overturn the Obama health care reform, has fought scientific study and has even flirted with the "birthers."
"The same people who say you can't have good wages and good pensions say you can't have good jobs and a clean environment," Steelworkers leader Leo Gerard said.
The construction crews were hired thanks to a $3 million grant under President Obama's economic stimulus package - one of hundreds of projects across the nation that are creating millions of jobs.