KEEPING THE AIR CLEAN
- Pollution rules will hit close to home. Merline, John // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug97, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p20
Focuses on the clean air rules issued by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Criticisms against the rules; Comments of EPA Administrator Carol Bower regarding the criticisms; How the rules affected the communities; Efforts to meet pollution rules; Concerns of state and local officials on the...
- EPA proposes new clean-air regulations for power plants. Lynch, Mike // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;7/14/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 165, p1
The article reports on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s proposed regulation requiring power plants in 31 states in the country to lessen their sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions.
- LEGISLATION. // BioScience;Apr1967, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p267
The article reports on the introduction of the bill, S. 780 in the U.S. Congress by Senator Edmund Muskie. The bill, which was introduced on January 31, 1967, aims to tighten controls on air pollution. The legislation would not only allow the establishment of regional air pollution control...
- NSR Infractions Lead to $4.7 Billion Settlement. // Pollution Engineering;Nov2007, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p20
The article reports on the settlement agreed between the American Electric Power Co. and federal government concerning the increase in the emission of air pollutants in the U.S. It states that the company was required to reduce the discharge of air pollutants to 813,000 tons which amounts to...
- Historical Perspectives on Â§111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Nordhaus, Robert R.; Zevin, Avi // Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis;Dec2014, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p11095
Looking at the history of the Clean Air Act provides some guidance on what Congress intended when it required the "best system of emission reduction" under Â§111(d) and on EPA's supervisory authority over state plans. But the drafting error, where the conflicting House and Senate amendments to...
- Have We Turned a Corner on Deforestation? // Catalyst (1539-3410);Summer2014, Vol. 14, p13
The article presents questions and answers including what are the successful efforts to slow deforestation, what are the motivations of companies and countries involved in emissions trapping, and what are the biggest barriers confronting other countries from enforcing environmental law.
- Regulations review. Tutein, Thomas R. // Pollution Engineering;Sep98, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p11
Provides information on legislative standards concerning environment protective measures in the United States. Changes in oil standards; Amendment for petroleum refineries national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants; Establishment of land disposal restriction universal treatment...
- Ukraine's Readiness to integrate into the European Energy Community: Carrying out Directive 2001/80/EU. // ICPS Newsletter;5/17/2011, Vol. 494 Issue 6, p1
The article reports that Ukraine is tasked to carry out Directive 2001/80/EU, that requires a reduction in emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust from thermo-electric stations (TES), as part of becoming a full-fledged member of the Energy Community of Southern Europe.
- After diesel trucks, Air Board turns attention to tractors, farm equipment. Ludwig, Gabriele // Western Farm Press;2/7/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the rule released by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) which is designed to reduce air quality emissions for heavy-duty diesel truck and other machinery and vehicles in California. The rule which was released in December 2008 is aimed at helping to bring California...