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Category: Air Quality Texas

09/24 1:38 pm

Smog levels rose so high there in the 1950s and ′60s that Congress gave California a special status under the Clean Air Act to set its own pollution standards … as of the end of August. Texas, for … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/24 11:58 am

“In a letter sent late Monday to the California Air Resources Board, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler suggested that the state ‘has failed to carry out its most basic tasks under the Clean Air Act,’ … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/24 9:17 am

As our Brianna Gurciullo writes, though, “it remains to be seen whether this meeting will again serve to mollify international concerns,” like an earlier meeting in Texas. WHAT DO THE … declaration. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/23 3:17 pm

“Could California’s liberal Democratic attorney general end up asking conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the federal Clean Air Act as an unconstitutional infringement … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/23 7:58 am

That was before progress helped by the state’s authority under the Clean Air Act to limit automobile emissions … Climate change has transformed Southeast Texas into a flash flood hot spot, with … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/21 4:18 pm

The state of California has the power, under the Clean Air Act of 1970, to set standards for automobile … Instead of giving aid and comfort to Texas and some other states that are devoted to killing … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/20 9:29 pm

The practice of imposing taxes to reduce emissions was later used to great effect by former president George H.W. Bush, who in 1990 signed an amendment to the Clean Air Act that placed a price on … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/20 4:08 pm

Indeed Trump’s decision is devastating for the Republican Party’s emphasis on “states’ rights” — although it’s notable that this Republican plank is only invoked when Democrats are trying to protect … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/20 9:27 am

At least two 2020 candidates for president will join the crowds today: former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke and billionaire … The Trump administration’s move to block California’s Clean Air Act waiver, … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

09/19 3:38 pm

The initial proposal drew on legislation introduced earlier this decade by the Science Committee’s then-Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas). Smith … starting with the Clean Air Act, Wheeler said. In … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

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