Meanwhile, the U.S. government still hasn't forced the railroad industry to get rid of the most dangerous, puncture-prone railcars.
Conservative-led states that are nowhere near the bay are fighting the EPA's plan to clean it up.
In a forceful speech during a science meeting, the EPA chief pointed out the blatant hypocrisy of some of the agency's most vocal critics.
Alaskan tundra was coated with a mist of oil and natural gas on Monday. The accident was a reminder of the folly of a massive pipeline proposal.
The ruling is a big win for the Obama administration, allowing it crack down on power plant pollution that blows across state borders.
As if CAFOs weren't disgusting enough already, now they're spraying manure out of sprinkler systems, and it's contaminating neighbors' homes.
The company whines that cleaning up all of its coal-ash ponds in North Carolina would take 30 years. Activists don't buy it.
The entire state is now officially in drought, with a quarter in "exceptional drought." Gov. Jerry Brown says this is no time to waste water on landscaping.
The oil giant whines that it has forked out a lot for research already, and can't understand why it should have to pay more.