New EnergyStar standards: Putting efficiency to the test
March 22, 2010, 8:07 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The EPA and DOE get tough and announce expanded testing standards for EnergyStar appliances. Will this bring a much needed boost of reliability to the under-fire program?
Documerica: Photographing the environment of the '70s
March 16, 2010, 2:52 p.m. by Shea Gunther
In 1971, the EPA hired more than 100 freelance photographers who shot thousands of pictures documenting life, the environment and the people in between.
EPA pledges to protect kids from toxic water in schools
December 10, 2009, 2 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
EPA unveils new policies on water at schools.
Automakers and EPA agreeing on climate and fuel economy: And it's not a dream!
October 23, 2009, 6:03 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Cars will get 35.5 mpg and dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2016. And everybody's on board, including carmakers, regulators and the green groups.
EPA to evaluate whether common weed killer harms more than weeds
October 7, 2009, 7:32 p.m. by Jessica Knoblauch
The herbicide atrazine is suspected of causing birth defects, reproductive problems.