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20 min ago | Houston Chronicle
California safety officials have issued $54,000 in fines against an elevator company whose employee was killed while working at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara.
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20 min ago | Examiner.com
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Region yesterday announced eight winners of its 2013 Environmental Champion awards.The annual awards are given to groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to protect the environment in their communities.
4 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an explosion in June killed two workers and injured 80 people.
8 hrs ago | Construction Equipment Guide
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12 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Neighborhoods contaminated with toxic metals from an old smelter will be cleaned up.
Texas Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's battle with the Environmental Protection Agency continues Tuesday morning in the U.S. Supreme Court, when his office will argue against a proposed federal rule to limit the effects of air pollution across state boundaries.
The U.S. environmental regulator argued in court on Tuesday that its rule limiting mercury and hazardous air pollutants is "appropriate and necessary," not an improper interpretation of the federal Clean Air Act as industry groups and some states contend.
A local roofing company is facing more than $48,000 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
An EPA-designated superfund technical assessment and response team checks for mercury vapor Oct. 29 at the unpermitted Red Arrow milling site outside of Mancos.
Two big EPA lawsuits of interest to Kentucky andn Indiana were aired in federal courts today: The cross-state pollution rule in the U.S. Supreme Court and the air toxics/mercury rule at a federal appeals court.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could revive a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
States in the Midwest and South whose polluted air infects those in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic may have to abide by a federally imposed solution, a slim majority of Supreme Court justices appeared to indicate Tuesday.
For the second time this fall, the Christie administration has declined to join a multistate effort to curb air pollution.
FALLON, Nev. According to OSHA, starting in November 2011 through December 2012, Bango Oil Recycling Plant was cited by OSHA 12 times.
Noah Horowitz is a senior scientist and director of the Center for Energy Efficiency at the NRDC.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Kansas City, Kan., rail car refurbishing company Rail Car Services LLC for 11 safety and healthy violations, including eight repeat violations, that could generate as much as $133,000 in fines.
Even if Connecticut cut all its in-state emissions, like from this natural gas power plant in Middletown, Conn., to zero, pollution from other states would still keep Connecticut from meeting federal air quality standards.