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
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) New study from MIT researchers 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
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
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
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 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
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
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.
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
Obama’s plan capped total emissions; EPA says it should regulate individual plants.
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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 […]