EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is interviewed by Lester Graham of The Environment Report.
"Critically ill newborns may help researchers figure out whether children are at risk from plastic additives called phthalates."
The House Energy Committe amended its climate bill to include a "Clean Energy Deployment Administration" within the Energy Department that would fund new nuclear plants as well as renewables.
"Advocates of gun rights are poised to win a Congressional victory that eluded them under a Republican president." Visitors carrying loaded and concealed weapons in National Parks.
"For the first time, the government will enact a national limitation on car emissions, President Barack Obama announced" Monday.
"Solar panels and wind turbines get most of the buzz, but it's far easier and cheaper to save energy than it is to make more of it."
"The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will attempt to finish marking up comprehensive energy legislation this week, including a renewable electricity standard... ."
The House Energy Committee begins markup on the Democrats' climate change bill today.
"President Obama will announce tough new nationwide rules for automobile emissions and mileage standards on Tuesday, embracing standards that California has sought to enact for years over the objections of the auto industry and the Bush administration."
"America's future climate law began working its way through Congress this week, rewritten with new details and changes that were negotiated to give the coal industry generous incentives. Environmental groups are going along, believing the weakened bill is still the best hope for action on climate."