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Obama Focusing on Biofuels

President Obama will be making a series of steps as part of his “comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and millions of jobs.” “Now, I happen to believe that we should pass a …

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EPA Works to Improve Air Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new national air quality standard for the gas nitrogen dioxide. The goal of the new standard is to protect millions of Americans from exposure to this gas, which has been linked to harming the respiratory system. “This new one-hour standard is …

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EPA Endangerment Findings Cause Controversy

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency signed two findings regarding greenhouse gases adding them to the Clean Air Act. These two findings named endangerment findings and cause or contribute findings help define which gases contribute the most to greenhouse effect. Endangerment findings state that six well-mixed gases at the …

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New EPA Report and the Unresolved Bill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revealed a report that the carbon dioxide emission levels that come from new vehicles has gone down for the 5th year in a row. This is good news from the EPA, since rising carbon dioxide emissions is one of the major contributors to global warming. …

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EPA Awards Maryland Healthcare Facilities

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded six different Maryland hospitals the Trailblazer Award for their environmental excellence and leadership. T his is the first time the EPA has awarded facilities in Maryland. The hospitals that received this award were: The VA Maryland Health Care System, Atlantic General Hospital, Montgomery General Hospital, …

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