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Category: Air Quality Texas

08/18 1:38 pm

A new study shows that renewables, particularly solar and wind energy, have significantly improved air quality in the United States from 2007 to 2015. The increased use of solar and wind resulted in thousands of lives saved. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/18 1:38 pm

Amid whispers earlier this month that former Dancing With The Stars contestant and ex-Texas governor Rick Perry might be a … The plant is regularly in noncompliance with the Clean Air Act, and although residents filed a complaint seventeen years ago … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

08/18 1:07 pm

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reduced pollution while moving more cargo last year, according to new reports released this week. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/18 1:07 pm

The Trump administration has ended a six-year-old ban on selling bottled water at some national parks that was aimed at easing plastic pollution and the huge amount of waste being recycled. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/17 5:07 pm

Firms lobbied Pence specifically on Texas Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s CHOICE Act … including coal permitting- related matters” and “Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act related issues.” Meanwhile, Citgo — which is jointly owned by the Venezuelan … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

08/17 1:08 pm

The state faces big challenges but has also been particularly ambitious in its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/17 1:08 pm

‘Carbon Wars’ project honored for outstanding explanatory reporting. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/16 1:07 pm

It’s estimated that every year 200 million gallons of contaminated water seeps from the ash ponds into the groundwater, rendering the groundwater undrinkable for the Colstrip community of about 2,300. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

08/15 2:37 pm

According to the court’s written opinion, “The state maintains that the plain text of the [Texas Clean Air Act]’s enforcement provisions precludes local governments from bringing enforcement suits once the state has initiated a claim for the same … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

08/15 1:37 pm

Dozens of people walked out of a Department of Environmental Protection hearing Monday in Lancaster County, while wearing surgical masks and accusing state regulators of failing to protect public health and safety. …Read Full Article

Source: Air Pollution News

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