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How Has the US Fracking Boom Affected Air Pollution in Shale Areas?

By Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M  University Urban air pollution in the U.S. has been decreasing near continuously since the 1970s. Federal regulations, notably the Clean Air Act passed by President Nixon, to reduce toxic air pollutants...Show More Summary

EPA is charging Exxon Mobil $2.5 million for polluting Gulf Coast communities for decades.

Eight of the company's chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana violated the Clean Air Act by releasing excess emissions.

Clean Air Act Violations Lead to Fines and $300M in Improvements Spending for ExxonMobile

Clean Air Act violations lead to hefty fines, and even heftier spending on improvement plans, for ExxonMobil: the company settled with the Department of Justice, the EPA, and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality for a civil...Show More Summary

US EPA To Review Clean Air Act & Clean Water Act In Search Of “Regulatory Burdens”

As part of the measures following from US President Donald Trump's executive order issued back in March calling for the easing of "regulatory burdens" on the energy industry, the US Environmental Protection Agency will be reviewing the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, amongst others, it was announced last Wednesday

EPA to review how clean air, water laws affect energy sector jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it will review how bedrock laws like the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act affect energy industry job losses, one of several measures U.S. agencies will take to "reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens" on business.

Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owners

A Volkswagen manager pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating the Clean Air Act and could get seven years in prison. A Volkswagen engineer who agreed to testify against the Volkswagen manager was sentenced to three years in prison for the same two felonies. Show More Summary

In killing the Clean Power Plan, EPA wants a narrow Clean Air Act

Obama’s plan capped total emissions; EPA says it should regulate individual plants.

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Court orders EPA to meet Texas haze deadline, calls out Scott Pruitt’s stall tactics

A federal court denied a motion Thursday to allow the Environmental Protection Agency 15 more months to complete a plan to comply with Clean Air Act standards for reducing air pollution in Texas. The court issued its ruling a week before the September 9 deadline for Texas and the EPA to have a regional haze plan […]

EPA report shows economic growth, environmental rules can co-exist

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Environmentalists are seizing on the EPA's Trend Reports that shows the economy more than tripled since the Clean Air Act became law in 1970        

California's power to preserve environmental rules is tested as Congress takes aim at the Clean Air Act

California is confronting the limits of its power to save federal environmental protections as Congress and the Trump administration take aim at a landmark law the state has relied on for decades to clean the air of noxious smog. A push by Republicans to roll back parts of the Clean Air Act would...

Harcros Chemical penalized for Clean Air Act violations

A Kansas-based chemical company has agreed to pay a $950,000 penalty to the federal government for allegations that it violated the Clean Air Act. The settlement announced Monday by the … Click to Continue »

Guest Blogger Gregory Dotson: Is Scott Pruitt Calling for an Amendment to the Clean Air Act?

Since he was confirmed to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency six months ago, Administrator Scott Pruitt has relied on three points when discussing the issue of climate change. He has cast doubt on the science by claiming it’s difficult to know the human role “with precision.” He has questioned the ability of the agency […]

Maryland plans lawsuit against EPA under Clean Air Act

Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration has announced plans to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to take required action under the Clean Air Act. Department of the Environment … Click to Continue »

Ex-Suzuki employee pleads guilty to Clean Air Act violation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former employee of Suzuki Motor Corp's U.S. operations pleaded guilty on Friday to filing a false report and violating the Clean Air Act over excess emissions in more than 23,000 2012 model year motorcycles, court documents showed.

China's verdant 'forest city' will fight pollution with a million plants

5 months agoNews : The Cutline

If tree-covered skyscrapers act like enormous air filters, this cluster of buildings will be a clean air oasis. China has broken ground on a "forest city" in the southern city of Liuzhou. The development, which will span two-thirds of...Show More Summary

U.S., Colorado sue PDC Energy, claiming Clean Air Act violations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and the state of Colorado on Monday sued PDC Energy Inc on Monday, claiming the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by allowing unlawful emissions from storage tanks.

KILL, JOYS: New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry. The proposal, which passe…

KILL, JOYS: New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry. The proposal, which passed through the state Senate Monday, amends New York’s Indoor Clean Air Act to include electronic cigarettes. Under the new rules, e-cigarettes are viewed no differently than any other tobacco product, despite research showing the devices eliminate up to 95 percent […]

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