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A modest proposal for solving the air pollution crisis: a worker smog bonus

The amount of the smog allowance should vary according to the city’s air quality – compensating workers and their families for living in a polluted environment while incentivising municipalities to clean up their acts Is your wood stove...Show More Summary

EPA Withdrew ‘Once In Always In’ Policy – So What Does That Mean?

On January 25, 2018, the EPA issued a guidance memorandum withdrawing the “once in always in” policy for the classification of major sources of hazardous air pollutants under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act (CAA). Within the air compliance...Show More Summary

Clean Air Act Policy Change: How the End of the ‘Once In, Always In’ Policy Could Impact Major Source Emitters

On January 25, 2018, the EPA announced that it was withdrawing the “Once in, Always in” policy for the classification of major sources of hazardous air pollutants under section 112 of the Clean Air Act. With the new guidance, sources of hazardous air pollutants previously classified as “major sources” may... Show More Summary

EPA Seeks to Peel Back Regs Overseeing ‘Major Polluters’

As part of the Trump administration's to peel back environmental regulations that it has deemed overly burdensome, it is now going after the "once in, always in" policy that is part of the Clean Air Act and that deals with mercury, arsenic and lead. The post EPA Seeks to Peel Back Regs Overseeing ‘Major Polluters’ appeared first on Environmental Leader.

EPA ends important Clean Air policy, fulfilling request of fossil fuel lobby

Strike another win for the fossil companies and another loss for the people. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the withdrawal of a key provision of the Clean Air Act. Following this move, hundreds of U.S. industrial facilities will be allowed to dramatically increase their emissions of the most toxic air pollutants. Image credits: Petter [...]Show More Summary

EPA ends clean air policy opposed by fossil fuel companies

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing a key Clean Air Act provision. They're reversing the "once-in always-in" policy, which requires power plants to always be classified as a major source of pollution. Under the new...Show More Summary

The NAM Applauds EPA’s Action to Reform the Clean Air Act

"The CAA’s implementation has been inconsistent, overly complex, and costly for manufacturers." The post The NAM Applauds EPA’s Action to Reform the Clean Air Act appeared first on Shopfloor.

Study: Even “Legal” Air Pollution Is Killing Older Americans

More than 3 million people worldwide die prematurely every year because of air pollution—most from cardiovascular diseases, respiratory illnesses, and lung cancer. In the United States, the Clean Air Act was signed into law in 1970 to regulate air pollution and create air quality standards that protect human health. Show More Summary

Cleaner air, longer lives

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) New study from MIT researchers shows Clean Air Act is likely responsible for dramatic decline in atmospheric organic aerosol.

Research shows Clean Air Act is likely responsible for dramatic decline in atmospheric organic aerosol

The air we breathe contains particulate matter from a range of natural and human-related sources. Particulate matter is responsible for thousands of premature deaths in the United States each year, but legislation from the U.S. Environmental...Show More Summary

Animal agriculture is choking the ?Earth and making us sick. We must act now | James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron

If we want the US’s majestic national parks, clean air and water for future generations we must press leaders to address food’s environmental impact Our collective minds are stuck on this idea that talking about food’s environmental impact risks taking something very intimate away from us. Show More Summary

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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To hear his administration talk about things like the Clean Air Act or the Toxic Substances Control Act, I want to know that how to prepare map section as there u gave region India for first test so did it cover comprehensively or physical or political portion. Beginning in gun traders guide 2017 pdf […]

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 […]

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