Clean Air Act

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Name: Clean Air Act
First reported 22 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Detroit Man Pleads Guilty To Clean Air Act Crimes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 17, 2014A 48-year-old Detroit man pleaded guilty today to criminal violations of the Clean Air Act, U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced today.Joining McQuade in the announcement was Randall Ashe, the Special Agent-in-Charge ... [Published United States Department of Justice - 22 mins ago]
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Coal Power Plants Dealt Blow by Appeals Court Ruling

"The standards are a notable environmental accomplishment for President  Barack Obama  and a blow to the coal industry, which is the biggest source of mercury emissions in the U.S., according to the Environmental Protection Agency ," write Amy Harder ... [Published Planetizen - 53 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

MI-GOV: Rick Snyder/Bill Schuette (R/R) Lose DC Circuit Appeal to President Obama on Mercury Control

This decision on the Mercury and Air Toxics Rule at the DC Circuit Court ofAppeal...http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/.......is a 'slam dunk' victory for President Obama, the U.S. EPA and Departmentof Justice.We have a President who knows how to get environmental ... [Published Daily Kos - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Pennsylvania company pleads guilty to Clean Air Act charge

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul announced today that Lycoming Construction Services, LLC, a Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Chief William M. Skretny, ... [Published United States Department of Justice - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

SD Minerals Board OKs conflict of interest rules

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A state environmental board adopted new rules Thursday requiring members to report conflicts of interest after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said South Dakota was among the states not following all requirements of the ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

EPA Will Consider Whether To Propose Ultrafine Particle Air Quality Standard

Recent comments by EPA officials suggest that the agency will consider whether it should, for the first time, set a standard for “ultrafine” particles when it reviews its particulate matter national ambient air quality standard (“NAAQS”) under the Clean ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Climate Post: Federal Appeals Court Upholds EPA Mercury Rule

A federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) requiring power plants install technology to cut emissions of mercury and other air pollutants. MATS was challenged by industry and several ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of US Clean Air Act

The rise and fall of acid rain is a global experiment whose results are preserved in the geologic record. By analyzing samples from the Greenland ice sheet, atmospheric scientists found clear evidence of the U.S. Clean Air Act. They also discovered a ... [Published Terra Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tonawanda Coke appeals conviction and sentence

Niagara Gazette — Tonawanda Coke, the River Road plant that was found guilty of violating two federal environmental crimes, has filed a notice of appeal, a document filed with the U.S. District Court of Western New York indicates.The appeal, which was ... [Published Niagara Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Court Upholds EPA’s Mercury Emissions Standards for Power Plants

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the first ever national standards to reduce mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal and oil-fired power plants. Since the implementation of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, the EPA has been ... [Published Care2 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Progressives, Democrats get praise for their achievements

_ Here is a response to Mr. Robert G Smith's letter published April 14, 2014:• Medicare• Social Security• Truth In Lending• OSHA• EPA• Clean Air Act• Clean Water Act• Civil rights legislation• Fair Labor Standards (Child Labor Law)• Women's right to ... [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Federal appeals court says EPA can force power plants to cut mercury emissions

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld regulations adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut mercury and other emissions from large power plants, a setback for states and energy trade groups that have been challenging Clean Air Act regulations ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 16 2014]

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...for an appeal to the Supreme Court, " Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, one of the states in the lawsuit," indicated through a spokesperson: "We are reviewing the opinion and considering our options in consultation with other states."
...Recently, Exxon said it is "highly unlikely” that governments would implement policies to significantly reduce emissions. (Just to be sure, the company has donated millions to climate denial groups.)"
...accident, BP committed to cleaning the shoreline and supporting the Gulf's economic and environmental recovery," BP said in a press release . "Completing active cleanup is further indication that we are keeping that commitment."
...really closely follow the atmospheric acidity trends," said co-author Becky Alexander, a UW associate professorprofessor of atmospheric sciences. "You can really see the effect of the CleanClean Air Act in 1970, which had the most dramatic impact on emission of acid from coal-fired power plants."

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SD Minerals Board OKs conflict of interest rules [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 23 hours ago]
Reports Reveal Terrifying Climate Threat to Bio... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
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EPA Will Consider Whether To Propose Ultrafine ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
The Climate Post: Federal Appeals Court Upholds... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
Company admits violating Clean Air Act [Published WIVB - Apr 17 2014]
Ask Eartha: How to celebrate Earth Day in Summi... [Published Summit Daily News - Apr 17 2014]
Report: San Antonio Air Quality To Worsen As Ea... [Published San Antonio Current - Apr 17 2014]
3 Questions: Michael Greenstone on the experime... [Published MIT News feed - Apr 17 2014]
WI: Nearly $39 Million in Federal Transportatio... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Ice cores reveal how atmospheric acidity affect... [Published Environmental Research Web - Apr 17 2014]
Can Oregon and Washington Price Carbon Pollution? [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Apr 17 2014]
Fed utility mercury rule upheld [Published Business & Legal Reports - Apr 17 2014]
It’s not too late on climate [Published Register-Guard - Apr 17 2014]
Greenland ice cores show industrial record of a... [Published Terra Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Tonawanda Coke appeals conviction and sentence [Published Niagara Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
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3 Questions: Michael Greenstone on the experime... [Published MIT News feed - Apr 17 2014]
How can scholars get traction on environmental problems, particularly those relating to pollution? In an essay appearing in this week’s issue of the journal Science, MIT economist Michael Greenstone, along with co-authors Francesca Dominici and Cass ...
Why it matters that Democrat Mary Landrieu is b... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 16 2014]
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is running against President Obama instead of her likely Republican opponent, Rep. Bill Cassidy. Her first reelection ad of the year compiles clips of her standing up for her state’s oil and gas interests, attacking Obama ...
Federal appeals court says EPA can force power ... [Published The Checkup - Apr 16 2014]
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld regulations adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut mercury and other emissions from large power plants, a setback for states and energy trade groups that have been challenging Clean Air Act regulations ...
EPA Concedes: We Can’t Produce All the Data Jus... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 15 2014]
EPA Concedes: We Can’t Produce All the Data Justifying Clean Air Rules |CNS News : " Seven months after being subpoenaed by Congress, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy conceded that her agency does not have -  and cannot ...
EPA Gets Started on Curbing Heat-Trapping Metha... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 15 2014]
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.                                 This post written with Meleah Geertsma and Vignesh Gowrishankar Today the Environmental Protection Agency took the first step promised under President ...
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