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In a 2-1 decision, the court ruled that the mercury rule "was substantively and procedurally valid," turning aside challenges brought by Republican-led states that had argued the rule was onerous as well as environmental groups contending it did not go far enough.
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Louisiana could have its own, less stringent plan for implementing the Environmental Protection Agency's limits on carbon dioxide emissions, under a proposal that got the approval Tuesday of the state Senate Environmental Quality Committee.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
The owner of a Longview septic tank pumping business has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for dumping more than 2 million gallons of minimally treated waste into the public sewer system.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
By 2020, the refrigerant chemical now used at half the state's 240 arenas to make ice no longer will be manufactured or imported into the U.S. as part of a global effort aimed at ridding the world of greenhouse gases linked to depletion of the ozone layer.
Ohio environmental officials have approved the dredging of Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River - but the sediment can't be dumped in Lake Erie.
It's a good idea because port areas generate some of the worst diesel emission problems in the nation, whether it's from the cargo ships that dock at terminals without powering down their engines, the terminal equipment that services the ships, or the hundreds of trucks moving to and from terminals to load and unload the cargo.
The other Washington is leaning on this state to adopt a water purity standard so absolute that it could siphon hundreds of millions of dollars out of people's pockets and strangle the creation of new jobs.
The Buffalo Sewer Authority will spend $380 million over the next 20 years to reduce the amount of untreated sewage and stormwater runoff flowing into the Niagara River, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.
Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are holding a public meeting April 15 to discuss the results of an environmental assessment at the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Co.
Long Island sewage plants got a top grade for removing nitrogen that negatively affects Long Island Sound.
The visiting United States environmental chief yesterday lauded the Taiwanese government's efforts in environmental protection over the past decades that ultimately made Taiwan a worldwide environmental leader.
Gov. Rick Snyder released a plan Monday to boost recycling of household solid waste in Michigan, which lags behind most other states despite once being a trendsetter with its beverage container deposit law.
A gas company is attempting to use a half-century old Pennsylvania law to frack underneath the land of property owners who refuse to allow the controversial practice on their land, yet a majority of Pennsylvanians may be unaware as two of the state's top three newspapers have failed to mention the contentious issue.
Voluntary corporate sustainability initiatives and social enterprises are essential but are not game-changers by themselves.