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10/23 12:04 pm

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is trying to put an end to a California program that caps carbon emissions from the transportation sector, arguing the state exceeded its authority by crafting the program alongside Canada.The program, underway since… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 8:44 am

As the U.S. economy has grown, the gains have coincided with a reverse in improvements in air quality in the nation’s air.A new study released Tuesday found that the amount of pollutants in U.S. air rose between 2016 and 2018 after… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 7:44 am

London’s mayor this week said that efforts his administration has supported to fight air pollution in the city have caused such pollution in the air to drop by a third since the efforts launched six months ago.Sadiq Khan, whose administration… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 6:54 am

The decrease in emissions was largely due to revisions from Exxon Mobil Corp. facilities in Harris and Jefferson counties, TCEQ data show. In the aftermath of Imelda, the Beaumont refinery reported … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

10/23 6:25 am

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons (Dela.) and Republican Sen. Mike Braun (Ind.) are rolling out a bipartisan caucus focused on bringing passable climate legislation to the upper chamber.The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, launched Wednesday, is largely… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 2:34 am

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting a total of 38 projects in 18 states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. …Read Full Article

Source: EPA Water Feed

10/23 2:14 am

Now that the study for the inflow and infiltration has been approved, Freese and Nichols will discuss a new timeline for the improvements with TCEQ, Kelty said. Freese and Nichols will be taking … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

10/23 1:54 am

“1.2 micrograms of [ethylene oxide] per cubic meter of air, is well below permissible exposure limits set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Texas Commission on … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

10/22 10:04 pm

Texas-based Noble Energy and its partners in Leviathan … Following a legal opinion from the deputy attorney general, which found that the Clean Air Act did apply in territorial waters, the ministry … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

10/22 7:34 pm

DALLAS – (Oct. 22, 2019) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Sewerage and Water Board (SWRB) of New Orleans is among those invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. …Read Full Article

Source: EPA Water Feed

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