By Zack Colman | 04/15/14 01:28 PM
A federal court upheld an Environmental Protection Agency rule that limits mercury and other toxic air emissions from power plants Tuesday, delivering a victory for the Obama administration and a blow to industry groups fighting the regulation.
By Ron Arnold | 04/08/14 06:24 PM
A man — we’ll call him “Subject No. 1” — had a clear plastic pipe stuck into his mouth with his lips sealed around it, while the diesel exhaust from a parked truck outside the gas chamber was mixed with particulate matter and pumped straight into his lungs. The pumped mixture level was...
By Ashe Schow | 04/02/14 03:35 PM
It turns out that while environmentalist groups try to link fracking to cancer, the Environmental Protection Agency was actively exposing people to dangerous carcinogens - for their own good, of course.
03/24/14 09:15 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A coalition of Virginia environmental groups is planning a statewide campaign calling for a reduction in carbon pollution. The campaign, Virginia Acts on Climate, will run through June. It will include community events and other activities that showcase how local...
03/21/14 06:15 AM
NEVILLE ISLAND, Pa. (AP) — Three dozen western Pennsylvania organizations are asking state health officials to require that a Pittsburgh-area coke plant reduce emissions or close. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the 36-member coalition of groups, small businesses and unions sent the demands...
03/17/14 04:01 PM
For the first time since 1997, government officials in Paris passed drastic measures to fight pollution that has loomed over the city for over a week, banning half of the city's cars and trucks from driving. (March 17) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Paris - March 17, 2014 1. Wide...
03/17/14 02:16 PM
PARIS (AP) — Paris imposed drastic measures Monday to combat its worst air pollution in years, banning around half of the city's cars and trucks from its streets for a day in an attempt to reduce the toxic smog that's shrouded the City of Light for more than a week. Cars with even-numbered...
By Zack Colman | 03/03/14 11:14 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday set new limits on the amount of sulfur permitted in gasoline, capping a lobbying battle that pitted the oil and refining industries against automakers and public health groups. The EPA's "Tier 3" gasoline rule ratchets down sulfur content to 10...
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