Stories tagged: clean air act
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed revoking Obama-era regulations on climate-changing methane leaks from many oil facilities, a move that environmental groups said was meant to renounce the agency’s …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
A Seattle-based seafood processing company operating in Alaska will be assessed a $1.3 million civil penalty for violating clean air rules under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
The Tesoro refinery in northwestern Washington has paid a $325,000 fine to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
Congress still could pass a simple carbon tax, which would offer the cheapest route to greening the economy
Wed., June 10, 2015
Clearwater Paper Corp. has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle allegations of federal Clean Air Act violations at its Lewiston mill. The Spokane-based company will pay a $300,000 civil …
Tue., April 29, 2014, 8:48 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
Tue., Oct. 13, 2009
Months after a federal ban went into effect outlawing a propellant used in most rescue inhalers, some asthma sufferers insist that the replacement inhalers don’t work and might even be …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2008
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court reversed itself Tuesday and temporarily reinstated regulations aimed at sharply reducing smog and soot from power plants in 28 Eastern states over the next …