Post Politics: Environment


Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Two environmental groups to create political alliance

Two major environmental groups are launching a joint political campaign to boost their influence in Washington.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Keystone XL opponents ask for study of its effect on public health

Democratic senators call on the State Department to study whether the pipeline would affect the health of people living near it.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  12:53 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  113th Congress, Environment, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Justice Department reaches $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko

The Justice Department has reached the biggest environmental settlement in history with Anadarko, the oil and gas firm

By Juliet Eilperin and Sari Horwitz  |  03:11 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014

EPA considers blocking massive gold mine proposed for Alaska

EPA’s decision to study Pebble Mine plan is a major win for environmentalists, native tribes and commercial fishing companies

By Juliet Eilperin  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/06/2014

WH names Mike Boots as acting CEQ director

WH has named Mike Boots as acting director of the Council on Environmental Quality.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Podesta questions why environmentalists would challenge Obama’s energy strategy

White House adviser John D. Podesta rebuked U.S. environmental leaders Friday for challenging Obama on climate.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  07:41 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Major backer of Pebble Mine project pulls financial support

Anglo American, the London-based company which owned a 50 percent share in the Pebble Mine project slated for Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed, announced Monday it was pulling out.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  01:26 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Obama administration proposes new energy efficiency rules

In an effort to address climate change. the Obama administration proposed two major energy efficiency rules Thursday.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  03:32 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Cabinet members tackle controversies in Alaska

Gina McCarthy and Sally Jewell hope to defuse environmental controversies in Alaska.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  10:08 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment, White House

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 08/01/2013

As Bristol Bay fight heats up, EPA's McCarthy may visit proposed mine site

As groups battle over Alaska's Pebble Mine, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said she may visit the proposed site.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  08:25 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 07/30/2013

New EPA head McCarthy outlines ambitious agenda in Harvard speech

In her first public speech as EPA administrator, Gina McCarthy argued cutting carbon pollution will "feed the economic agenda of this country."

By Juliet Eilperin  |  01:41 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Obama to launch major wildlife trafficking initiative in Africa

President Obama will launch a major new initiative in Tanzania Monday aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking, according to White House officials.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  08:40 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment, obamainafrica

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Lautenberg left a lasting mark on public health

Sen. Frank Lautenberg's environmental legacy includes several key laws that protect Americans from exposure to dangerous chemicals.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Former EPA head Lisa P. Jackson becomes Apple's top environmental adviser

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa P. Jackson will become Apple's top environmental officer, the company's CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  11:27 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment