EPA

State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

EPA’s decision put farmworkers, children, pregnant women potentially at risk SEATTLE, WA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly halted a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, allowing the continued use of the pesticide at potentially dangerous levels. … Continue reading State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Abandoning new federal standards will cost Americans between $193 billion and $236 billion more on gas and add carbon emissions equivalent of 400 million more cars RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 19 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia, in releasing the following joint statement … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Maximizing Your Home’s Value: Three Tips to Prepare for a Home Inspection

ATLANTA/ July 25, 2018 (STL.News) — Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing, a leading home service company serving the greater Atlanta area, is offering home inspection preparation tips to local residents ready to place their homes on the market. “Real estate tends to spike between June and August, and it’s a good season to sell … Continue reading Maximizing Your Home’s Value: Three Tips to Prepare for a Home Inspection

SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO  — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting trucks on the roads, the states and the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

DENVER | US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

DENVER — The Trump administration on Wednesday eased rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 U.S. coal-fired power plants after utilities pushed back against regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the changes would save utilities roughly $30 million annually. The move represents the … Continue reading DENVER | US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

DENVER — The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Wednesday the changes will save utilities roughly $30 million annually. Documents show most … Continue reading DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

DENVER | Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

DENVER — A retired professor testified Tuesday he found evidence that billions of particles of plutonium had escaped from a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado and settled on land that is now a wildlife refuge, raising concerns about whether the site is safe for the public. But an attorney for the federal government countered … Continue reading DENVER | Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

WASHINGTON  | EPA’s relief and worries after scandal-plagued chief’s exit

WASHINGTON  —Taking over from an ambitious predecessor known for seeking out the rich, powerful and conservative, the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly named acting chief has promised to reach out to anxious staffers throughout the demoralized agency and to lawmakers of both political parties. By late afternoon Friday, there had been no public comment from either … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | EPA’s relief and worries after scandal-plagued chief’s exit