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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

3 weeks 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 […]

Order Anti-Air Pollution Smart Masks For the Whole Family

In late 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Clean Air Act, designed to curb major threats to humans and the environment. And while no one dies exclusively from air […] The post Order Anti-Air Pollution Smart Masks For the Whole Family appeared first on

Justice Department Sues Fiat Chrysler over Diesel ‘Defeat Devices’

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, alleging the automaker violated the Clean Air Act. At the root of the lawsuit is roughly 104,000 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with the 3.0-liter diesel V6, sold between 2014 and 2016. Show More Summary

Nevada cement plan fined $500K for Clean Air Act violations

A cement company in northern Nevada has agreed to pay a $550,000 civil penalty to settle a federal complaint alleging violations of the Clean Air Act. The U.S Environmental Protection … Click to Continue »

#ExxonKnew and Now, #ExxonPollutes … For 16,386 Days

A recent court decision holds the oil giant responsible for massive violations of the Clean Air Act in Texas, the latest to show how little the company cares about the climate, or the environment.

Open thread for night owls: Exxon fined $20 million for Clean Air Act violations under Tillerson

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

While Rex Tillerson attempts to run an emptied-out State Department, the company he ran for a decade is once again being called to account for its hostility to American law. ExxonMobil was ordered to pay $20 million in fines for releasing...Show More Summary

ExxonMobil Decision Reversed, Ordered to Pay $20M for Clean Air Violations

ExxonMobil has been ordered by a federal judge to pay nearly $20 million to settle a lawsuit by the Sierra Club and Environment Texas Citizen Lobby that was filed in 2010. Under the Clean Air Act – which allows people to sue companies for violations of emissions regulations – the groups... Show More Summary

Exxon Mobil Fined $21 Million For Violating Clean Air Act 16,386 Times

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A Texas judged ordered Exxon Mobil to pay $19.9 million in fines on Wednesday after finding one of the company’s refining and chemical plants illegally spewed millions of pounds of pollutants into the air. Conservation groups Environment...Show More Summary

Seafood Company Skirts Clean Air Act, Pays $1.3M in Civil Penalties

Westward Seafoods will pay a civil penalty of $1.3 million for skirting the Clean Air Act by turning off air pollution controls from 2009 to 2011; Westward will also be required to spend $1.1 million on air pollution reduction projects, to use new electronic systems for monitoring, record-keeping and reporting, to... Show More Summary

Earth Day 2017: How it was started, facts and activities

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Not everyone knows but the Environmental Protection Agency was a product of the first ever Earth Day in 1970. Before that, there was no clean air or water act and pollution was legal. The country’s water supply was dirty and people and animals alike were struggling. Read: 6 Photos That Show What...

Trump Shouldn't Mess With The Clean Air Act, American Lung Association Warns

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — A new report from the American Lung Association comes with a clear warning for the Trump administration and Congress: Continue America’s fight against pollution or jeopardize public health. On Wednesday, the ALA released...Show More Summary

US Steel Faces Wastewater Calamity, Dumps Carcinogens into Waterway

US Steel, currently facing significant fines for violation of the Clean Air Act, reported a spill of wastewater into a waterway just 100 yards from Lake Michigan earlier this week. A pipe failure apparently caused the spill, releasing a potentially carcinogenic chemical into a tributary of Lake Michigan. Show More Summary

Volkswagen settlement is Maine record for air violations

Maine Attorney General Janet Mills says the state's settlement with Volkswagen is the largest settlement for Clean Air Act violations in the history of the state. Mills says the settlement … Click to Continue »

Open thread for night owls: Undoing the Clean Power Plan won't be as simple as the regime thinks

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Abby Rabinowitz at the New Republic writes—Undoing the Clean Power Plan Will Be a Legal Nightmare:  The Supreme Court has ruled that greenhouse gases are a pollutant under the Clean Air Act, a decision   it has stood by three times, starting with the landmark 2007 case   Massachusetts   v. Show More Summary

Fiberglass user gets 6 months for violating Clean Air Act

A Seward man has been sentenced to six months in custody for violating the federal Clean Air Act. Fifty-nine-year-old Patrick Keough was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. … Click to Continue »

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