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  • ** FILE ** This photo April 17, 2012, file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. Jackson, The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

    Ex-EPA administrator Lisa Jackson contacted lobbyist from private email

    Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson used her private email to conduct official business, including with a lobbyist, in a possible violation of federal record laws.

  • Paula Deen

    Race-based claims thrown out in Paula Deen lawsuit

    A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen ended up causing the celebrity cook to lose a valuable chunk of her culinary empire.

  • Paula Deen

    Paula Deen's accuser, Lisa Jackson: 'I may be a white woman,' but racism still hurts

    The woman at the center of discrimination accusations that have sent celebrity chef Paula Deen's career into a tailspin said on Wednesday that her lawsuit was not about "the n-word" but about a work atmosphere of hurtful bias — and that racism hurts even white people.

  • Food Network star Paula Deen. (Associated Press)

    Food Network's Paula Deen admits she used racial slurs, denies racism charges

    Celebrity cook Paula Deen said while being questioned in a discrimination lawsuit that she has used racial slurs in the past but insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.

  • ** FILE ** This photo April 17, 2012, file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. Jackson, The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

    Newly released emails show EPA director's extensive use of fictional alter ego

    Richard Windsor never existed at the EPA, but the agency awarded the fictional staffer’s email account certificates proving he had mastered all of the agency’s technology training — including declaring him a “scholar of ethical behavior,” according to documents disclosed late last week.

  • Frack attacks and filmmakers who fight back

    The intense debate over fracking continues to play out on movie screens and television sets nationwide — and this time the industry's defenders are fighting back.

  • Lisa Jackson stepping down as EPA chief

    Lisa Jackson stepped down Thursday as the Environmental Protection Agency's administrator, ending a four-year tenure in which she battled with industry and its Republican allies over new pollution controls, global warming and the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

  • ** FILE ** This photo April 17, 2012, file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. Jackson, The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

    EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announces resignation

    The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health.

  • **FILE** Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington on April 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

    EPA inspector general looking into alias email accounts

    The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general announced Monday his office will review whether officials relied on fake email accounts to conceal their identities and divert attention away from the Obama administration.

  • ** FILE ** In this April 17, 2012, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. In its first major regulation since the election, the Obama administration will impose a new air quality standard that reduces by 20 percent the maximum amount of soot released into the air from smokestacks, diesel trucks and other sources of pollution. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

    EPA to tighten standards for soot pollution

    In its first major regulation since the election, the Obama administration on Friday imposed a new air quality standard that reduces by 20 percent the maximum amount of soot released into the air from smokestacks, diesel trucks and other sources of pollution.

  • ** FILE ** This April 17, 2012, file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

    Congress demands EPA's secret email accounts

    A House committee has launched an investigation into whether EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used an email alias to try to hide correspondence from open-government requests and her agency's own internal watchdog — something that Republican lawmakers said could run afoul of the law.

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    A polluted drainage ditch that once flowed with industrial waste from Lake Charles, La., petrochemical plants teems with overgrown, wild plants today.

  • Paula Deen

    Taking Names: Judge denies gag order in Deen suit

    A Georgia judge has rejected a request for a gag order restricting pretrial comments in a sexual-harassment lawsuit against celebrity chef Paula Deen's companies.

  • Chef Paula Deen's attorneys say accusations false

    Attorneys for Paula Deen said Tuesday that a former worker who claimed she was sexually harassed and subjected to a hostile work environment at a restaurant co-owned by Deen and her brother made false claims after the celebrity chef refused to pay her to keep quiet.

  • Woman claims harassment at Paula Deen restaurant

    The former general manager of a Savannah restaurant co-owned by Paula Deen claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday she was sexually harassed and subjected to a hostile work environment rife with sexual innuendo, physical intimidation and racial slurs.

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  • "What the company wants to do is use all our innovation and all of our expertise to make the planet more secure and make the environment better," Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of environmental initiatives, said in a Monday interview.

    Apple offering free recycling of all used products →

  • That means whenever people are interacting with Apple's iTunes store, sending messages or engaging in video chats, they "can feel comfortable that they are not adding any carbon pollution to the atmosphere," Jackson said.

    Apple offering free recycling of all used products →

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