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Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

Fort Carson was recently recognized as No. 66 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users in the nation. Fort Carson also ranks  No. 4 on the Top 10 Federal Government list. Fort Carson uses nearly 82 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is enough green power… Continue Reading Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

Risking an election-year backlash from Republicans, the Obama administration is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air. The move, to be announced Friday, is likely to win support from environmental groups and public health advocates but exposes the president to potential criticism from congressional… Continue Reading EPA proposes stricter standards for soot pollution

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Group petitions EPA over air in 8 western states

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An environmental group has petitioned the federal government to reduce air pollutants in eight western states. WildEarth Guardians says that by law, the Environmental Protection Agency has to designate areas as “nonattainment” areas if they violate certain air-quality standards and put them on the path to cleaning up. The group’s petition contends 15 areas should… Continue Reading Group petitions EPA over air in 8 western states

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