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05/23 6:48 pm

The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services today announced legislation to phase out the military’s use of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foams. As part of the annual defense spending bill, called The National Defense Authorization Act, the Pentagon would be restricted from purchasing PFAS foams after …Read Full Article

Source: EnvironmentTexas Org

05/23 5:37 pm

ATLANTA (May 23, 2019) — As the nation heads into the summer beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun awarding up to $9.24 million across 39 states, territories and tribes to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs. …Read Full Article

Source: EPA Water Feed

05/23 5:08 pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Julian Castro on Thursday declared he will refuse contributions to his White House bid by oil, gas and coal industry executives.“Since day one, my campaign refused contributions from PACs, corporations, and lobbyists… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 5:08 pm

DEMS SAY WHEELER GAVE ‘DUBIOUS DEFENSE’ OF ROLLBACK: Democrats are asking Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Andrew Wheeler to turn over documents tied to the agency’s proposal to roll back emissions standards for vehicles, suggesting he… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 4:38 pm

An environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to demand that the federal government recognize several species native to the U.S. as endangered.The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) said in a press release Thursday… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 4:18 pm

The following is the legal notice. Public Notice: Due to a main break in the area of the Texas State Railroad Park, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the water system … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

05/23 4:18 pm

DALLAS – (May 23, 2019) As the nation heads into the summer beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun awarding up to $9.24 million across 39 states, territories and tribes to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs. …Read Full Article

Source: EPA Texas Feed

05/23 4:07 pm

Three environmental organizations in Texas plan to sue in federal court Valero Energy for violations of the Clean Air Act at the Port Arthur, Texas, refinery during what the groups said were “hu … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

05/23 3:49 pm

CHICAGO (May 23, 2019) — As the nation heads into the summer beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun awarding up to $9.24 million across 39 states, territories and tribes to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs. …Read Full Article

Source: EPA Water Feed

05/23 2:57 pm

Environment Texas, Port Arthur Community Action Network and the Sierra Club say they notified VLO of the pending suit, the first step in pursuing an action under the Clean Air Act. The groups say … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – Clean Air Act Texas

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