20 Jul '12, 9pm

Green Blog: E.P.A. to Consider Relaxing an Air Pollution Rule: The agency's review will affect five planned powe...

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday afternoon that it would review its new standards for mercury, soot and other emissions for a handful of proposed new coal-burning power plants. The review will delay the implementation of the regulation for the new plants for at least three months while experts determine whether the emissions limits may safely be relaxed. The agency said the action was a “routine” reconsideration of technical standards based on new information received after the adoption of the so-called mercury rule late last year. The review will affect five planned power plants in Georgia, Kansas, Texas and Utah. Mercury and other pollutants spewed by coal- and oil-burning power plants have been tied to developmental disorders and respiratory illnesses, particularly in children. Lisa P. Jackson, the E.P.A. administration, has said that the rule – t...

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E.P.A. to Consider Relaxing an Air Pollution Rule

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Jul '12, 8pm

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday afternoon that it would review its new standards for mercury, soot...

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Significant Reduction in Pollution Achieved by Creating Green Wallsvia @gbelements

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greenbuildingelements.com 19 Jul '12, 10pm

For the first time, the study predicts that a significant effect on pollution could be achieved on a street-by-street basi...

Pollution-Sensing Kites to Fly in Beijing Skies...

spectrum.ieee.org 20 Jul '12, 1pm

Want to know how bad the air is in Beijing this August? Go fly a kite. Smog in China's cities is a really serious problem ...

Green Blog: When Beijing Cleared the Air

green.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '12, 1pm

Imagery from satellite data shows normal 2008 carbon dioxide levels in Beijing, left, and the reductions when traffic and ...

EPA administrator Lisa Jackson was on Colbert l...

grist.org 20 Jul '12, 2pm

Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, made an appearance on The Colbert Report last night. I...

Shell Asks EPA to Bend Air Pollution Rules So It Can Drill in Arctic

Shell Asks EPA to Bend Air Pollution Rules So I...

treehugger.com 13 Jul '12, 6pm

Apparently Shell's Arctic drilling ships aren't nearly clean enough to meet EPA standards for air pollution , so rather th...

Five Used Hybrid Cars To Consider Steering Clear Of

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greencarreports.com 17 Jul '12, 3pm

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