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SCOTUS hears arguments on new clean air standards

Yesterday the Supreme Court heard arguments on new standards that for the first time would establish nationwide limits on mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants. 75 more words

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CLEAN AIR ACT SETTLEMENTS RESULTED IN HUGE EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS, MAKING HOUSTON’S AIR CLEANER

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November 21, 2013                                         Luke Metzger, Environment Texas 512-743-8257

Neil Carman, Sierra Club 512-288-5772

Josh Kratka, NELC 617-747-4333

 

 

 

Shell Deer Park and Chevron Phillips Cedar Bay ou Cut Major “Upset” Emissions by 95%

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Map shows the worst air in America

The EPA is issuing new regulations for emissions from power plants, and the American Lung Association knows why. This map shows U.S. deaths caused by toxic power plant emissions. 86 more words

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Is one of the top U.S. mercury polluters in your backyard?

I just came back from a trip to Illinois, where the state had the good sense to put mercury protections in place for coal-fired power plants back in 2006. 695 more words

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Top 20 Energy Dinosaurs (by State)

Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Top the “Toxic 20″ States: Report

Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida residents, and people in 17 other states, are most at risk in the United States from toxic emissions released by fossil-fuel power plants, according to a report published by two environmental groups. 419 more words

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Hundreds of Moms, Doctors, Concerned Midwest Residents Gather to Demand Protection from Toxic Mercury at EPA Hearing

Chicago hosts one of only three public hearings nationally on proposed federal standards for toxic air pollution from power plants

Chicago, IL – Today, … 640 more words

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EPA Required to Put Strict Limits on Air Toxics from Power Plants

OELC and other Environmental Groups Applaud Settlement in Power Plant Air Toxics Case

Deadline of November 2011 for EPA Rules to Cut Power Plant Toxic Air Pollution Emissions… 373 more words
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