Dec 11, 2015

According to the Supreme Court, because the definition of air pollution in the Clean Air Act is so imprecisely broad, it can be interpreted to grant the EPA the ability to regulate greenhouse gasses.


Dec 11, 2015

It comes as no surprise that contaminants including cadmium, lead, mercury, dioxin, benzo(a)pyrene, dibenzo(a,h)anthracene, PCBs and dieldrin were identified at unacceptable concentrations.


Dec 10, 2015

The EPA is being sued by 24 states who believe the over-reach of the EPA's “Clean Air Power Plan” is illegal.


Dec 9, 2015

But in talks with Chinese officials, she has also been suggesting that the Clean Air Act and the Clean Power Plan that has sprung from it offer China a solution to tackle the source of the heavy smog that is paralyzing Beijing and causing civil unrest ...


Dec 9, 2015

Early in the administration, at the helm of EPA's general counsel shop, Fulton oversaw a team of lawyers that was "deeply involved" in the agency's first foray into regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the 1972 Clean Air Act. The suite of climate ...


Dec 9, 2015

But wait, the Oil and Gas Industry is exempt from “The Clean Water Act” and exempt from “The Clean Air Act,” so they can frack us, pollute our aquifer, make us sick from their “trade secret” 700+ caustic, carcinogenic chemicals and they could not be ...


Dec 7, 2015

The other half of the study funding would come from the county's Title V Fund, which contains Clean Air Act inspection and permitting fees paid by industrial facilities and also totals about $10 million.


Dec 4, 2015

The Colorado Supreme Court on Thursday declined to consider Gov. John Hickenlooper's petition challenging the legality of Attorney General Cynthia Coffman's lawsuit to stop implementation of federal climate change regulations.


Dec 4, 2015

The program will address new water systems in four main ways: lining residential sewer laterals, a voluntary sump pump program, redirecting roof water runoff away from foundation drains, and installing green infrastructure to treat runoff before it ...


Dec 4, 2015

Last Tuesday, a lawsuit was filed in the state district court in Austin against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for failure to either issue or deny Clean Air Act permits. The case pinpoints the failure of state agencies to do their jobs ...



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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