19 Jun '12, 3pm

These 8 power companies are spending millions to block, weaken or delay EPA standards:

A handful of companies are spending millions to finance an assault on clean air—lobbying and litigating to block, weaken and delay clean air standards that would save lives and protect Americans’ health from the power sector’s dangerous and deadly air pollution. The latest salvo, in the form of Senator James Inhofe’s proposal to repeal the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard, will be debated in the US Senate later this afternoon and voted on tomorrow morning. The health and welfare of millions of Americans, including children, hang in the balance. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates the standard will save as many as 11,000 lives and prevent as many as 130,000 asthma attacks - each year the standard is in force. And that’s why NRDC is releasing a new report today – the Price of Pollution Politics – that links the lobbying expenditures and litigation efforts of what...

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nrdc.org 19 Jun '12, 3pm

A handful of companies are spending millions to finance an assault on clean air -- lobbying and litigating to block, weake...

EPA officially approves E15 for sale in U.S.

green.autoblog.com 19 Jun '12, 11am

EPA Decision to Permit 15 Percent Ethanol (E15) in Gasoline Puts Consumers and Equipment At Risk, Says Outdoor Power Equip...

Columnist: Millions for coal and oil, but not one more penny for clean energy

Columnist: Millions for coal and oil, but not o...

grist.org 19 Jun '12, 4pm

The Washington Post ‘s Charles Lane has a column today in which he argues that the Obama administration’s efforts to bolst...

Pittsburghers Make Their Voices Heard on EPA's ...

energycentral.com 18 Jun '12, 12am

Pittsburghers Make Their Voices Heard on EPA's Proposed Rule to Stop Deadly Air Pollution PITTSBURGH, Jun 13, 2012 -- BUSI...

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nrdc.org 27 Jun '12, 12pm

Quality Beach officials in all states continue to use traditional methods approved by the EPA that require about 24 hours ...

Green Blog: Pressured, E.P.A. Proposes Soot Limit

Green Blog: Pressured, E.P.A. Proposes Soot Limit

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Jun '12, 2am

Pressured, E.P.A. Proposes Soot Limit By LESLIE KAUFMAN The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new national air ...