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1 hr ago | JD Supra
On August 21, 2014, a coalition of environmental, health, and labor groups filed a 23-page petition with EPA requesting that the Agency "establish time limits for confidentiality claims for chemical information submitted by industry under the Toxic Substances Control Act ."
5 hrs ago | The Daily Record
Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew up.
Arkansas' efforts to grapple with a new EPA rule that will have a huge impact on the economy is still in the education phase and one key regulator says it's "too early" to tell which direction the state may go in complying with the rule.
The Muskegon Chronicle reports the lampricides are meant to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed at the bottom of the river.
The last week has seen a pause in ESA's erstwhile daily releases of NavCam images of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
As if we did not know already, Fox Business Network personality John Stossel reported on his weekly Thursday night show that the Environmental Protection Agency is currently on a spree to grab private property.
Residents of northwest Bledsoe County say their drinking water has drawn dozens of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and they can't get officials to put a permanent fix in place.
Since Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill into law back in May that allows fracking in North Carolina, politicians and residents have been debating whether the benefits would outweigh the risks.
A Boulder-based researcher has authored a new study showing that intrusions of ozone-rich air from the stratosphere can compound the ground-level challenges in meeting federal ozone standards in Las Vegas - and the same factors can influence conditions in Colorado.
Trish Ennis became the 100th president of The American Society of Safety Engineers on July 1 after serving 10 years in various elected leadership roles, including senior vice president and president-elect.
Six and a half years later and another term into the Obama Administration, however, things have finally moved forward.
Black smoke billows from a well-pad fire at a fracking site in Monroe County. The list of chemicals on the site was kept in a trailer that burned during the blaze on June 28. CLARINGTON, Ohio - Phillip Keevert, the only paid firefighter in Monroe County, was working a diesel spill on the morning of June 28 when a 911 dispatcher called his cellphone ... (more)
University of Texas at Arlington biochemist Zacariah Hildenbrand takes a water sample from a well at a home on Amyx Ranch Drive near Ponder recently.
Last year, roughly 12 percent of Americans weren't offered an equal choice of paper or plastic at the checkout counter, because of local ordinances that banned or imposed fees on single-use plastic bags.
If you're John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? Stossel's guest last night, Jay Lehr, was sentenced to six months-serving three-in a minimum security federal prison back in 1991, and his organization at the time was fined $200,000 .
Humans have become the Earth's dominant animals, yet we remain perched on the precipice of an anthropogenic collapse in planetary ecological systems.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:09 am
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