Aug 19, 2015

They will argue that the Clean Air Act does not authorize a national attack on greenhouse gases and that states should not be forced to begin changing their systems for producing electric power until the legality of Obama's plan has been upheld by the ...


Aug 14, 2015

Landfill is another case in which federal lawmakers gave the orders but left it to municipalities to carry them out. In the prosperous south and south-east, many did.


Jun 10, 2015

The EPA, however, says it has authority for the plan under the Clean Air Act. At issue are dueling provisions added by the House and Senate to the Clean Air Act in 1990. The EPA says it wins under the Senate language, but opponents argue that the House ...


Jun 10, 2015

Cabarrus, which defined the "general zoning powers" of local governments. "The color of my house doesn't fit any of those," Glazier said.


Jun 8, 2015

It's the result of a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that greenhouse gases should be regulated under the Clean Air Act if they endanger public health - which it did.


Jun 8, 2015

Nearly 200 people from across Oregon have submitted written testimony on legislation that would set statewide greenhouse gas emission limits and eventually put a price on emissions. “Climate change is not going to wait. Its effects are currently ...


Apr 28, 2015

Legislation to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), already introduced in the Senate, has taken a step forward in the House of Representatives as well.


Apr 28, 2015

“New legislation to update TSCA falls far short of what's necessary to ensure that chemicals are safe. The revised draft provides an ambiguous, untested “safety” standard, creates needless roadblocks to state action, fails to provide adequate resources ...


Apr 22, 2015

Soon after Earth Day 1970, the U.S. Congress passed a series of environmental laws that were unprecedented, e.g., the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act. In the intervening years, a steady and relentless assault on these laws by ...


Apr 8, 2015

While promising to reduce air pollution, the Clean Air Act answered almost none of these hard questions. It simply told the EPA to put whatever limits on pollutants the agency deemed “requisite to protect the public health” with an “adequate margin for ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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