American faces sex abuse charges in United States and Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- An American who was arrested in Phnom Penh on rape charges filed in the United States also faces child sex abuse charges in Cambodia, authorities said.
EPA rejects lower biofuels standards

EPA rejects lower biofuels standards

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a request by the State of Texas to lower the nation's renewable fuels standard.

Four senators seek EPA chief's ouster

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Four U.S. Senate Democrats are seeking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Stephen Johnson's resignation, saying he misled Congress.

Official: White House made emissions call

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- A former U.S. official has contradicted claims that a decision to block California's stringent emissions plan was not influenced by the White House.

Rising food prices prompt new ethanol bill

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- Republican Policy Committee head Sen. Kay Hutchison, R-Texas, Wednesday said she intends to file a bill to freeze federal ethanol mandates.

EPA official allegedly fired over cleanup

CHICAGO, May 2 (UPI) -- A top Bush administration official said she lost her job after intense efforts to make Dow Chemical clean up dioxin contamination in the Saginaw, Mich., area.

Analysis: Will new energy law deliver?

Backers of energy legislation signed by the president say the new law will lead to huge savings and increased national security, but not everyone's convinced.
Probe sought in EPA emission turndown

Probe sought in EPA emission turndown

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A leading House Democrat said Thursday he would investigate the government decision to block California's new emission standards.

Bail set for Internet robbers

CHICAGO, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Two Illinois men accused of robbing 20 people by luring them with bogus online classified ads are being held by authorities.

Change a Light Bulb U.S. bus tour ends

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The 20-day U.S. Change a Light Bus Tour concluded Tuesday, with nearly 1 million citizens pledging to change light bulbs to help fight climate change.

EPA to issue CO2 sequestration rules

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it plans to develop geologic carbon dioxide sequestration regulations.

EPA head OKs BP Lake Michigan dumping

CHICAGO, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The top U.S. environmental regulator said he supported BP PLC's new permit to increase the amount of toxic chemicals it discharges into Lake Michigan. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen Johnson told The Chicago Tribune the June permit I

U.S. to help China reduce greenhouse gases

CHICAGO, July 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in China and elsewhere around the world.

EPA revises fuel economy tests

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is changing the way it determines the miles per gallon estimates appearing on new vehicle window stickers.

U.S. EPA: Recycling up and trash down

WASHINGTON, Calif., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Americans are recycling more, while throwing away less.
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