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Toxic Fallout Continues as Colorado Mine Spill Declared Three Times Larger Than Stated

The spill which sent toxic waste from an abandoned mine into a Colorado waterway last week released three million gallons of contaminates into the state's 126-mile Animas River—not one million, as previously announced, according to new estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

EPA Study: Fracking Puts Drinking Water Supplies at Risk of Contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its long awaited draft assessment of the impacts that fracking has on the nation's drinking water supplies.

Peak Oil Notes - June 5

 A weekly update on energy news.

EPA Carbon Rules, Climate Progress? - headlines

•Here’s Why The Carbon Regulations EPA Will Announce Monday Are So Important •A guide to Obama's new rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants •EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants •Obama's New Plan To Fight Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal

Peak oil review - Jun 2

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East and North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the week, The Briefs.

EPA’s Abandoned Wyoming Fracking Study One Retreat of Many

It will be a long time before the EPA’s national study can inform the debate over fracking.

US unveils major new proposal to cut vehicle emissions

Environmentalists and public health advocates are lauding a key, long-awaited proposal put forward by President Barack Obama’s administration that would require cleaner gasoline and more effective technologies on vehicles, cutting various harmful emissions by 40 to 80 percent. The US …

Poisoning the well: How the Feds let industry pollute the nation’s underground water supply

Federal officials have given energy and mining companies permission to pollute aquifers in more than 1,500 places across the country, releasing toxic material into underground reservoirs that help supply more than half of the nation's drinking water.