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WILMINGTON - On Monday night Town manager Jeffrey Hull provided an update on the correspondence between Olin and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the two are still not seeing eye to eye. The piece of correspondence was received ...
This plan is an evaluation of the city's efforts to meet its goals laid out in the latest consent decree with the EPA concerning combined sewer overflows and the city's sewer system.

"The Obama EPA's legacy will largely be defined by the massive amount of regulations it piled onto the economy," Thune said in a statement.
Residents of Kentucky and other states who want a chance to speak in a teleconference on federal water regulations must preregister by midnight April 28.
The Environmental Protection Agency is soliciting ideas for easing "burdensome" water regulations - Trump administration doublespeak for gutting rules that protect drinking water from toxic chemicals, animal waste and other contaminants.

A lot of these actions have been more show than substance - many environmental regulations targeted by Trump were finalized long before he came into office, so rolling them back requires time.
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WASHINGTON (CN) - Complaining of toxic algal blooms, environmentalists brought a federal complaint to make the government take action against the ...
The Trump administration's legal maneuverings and attempts to begin unraveling regulations during its first 100 days have set the stage for what are likely to be prolonged, fierce battles in environmental law over the next four years.
Most employees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency shy away from the public spotlight, focusing instead on the behind-the-scenes work of enforcing laws intended to protect public health and wildlife.
Issuance of the EO, and the subsequent measures undertaken by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt offer unique opportunities for chemical stakeholders.
Environmental advocates are bracing for potentially "catastrophic" changes to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations that protect children from dangerous lead exposure across the country. Advocates say if the agency moves forward with its ...
OPINION | The arrival of a new administration and a new Congress in Washington provides an opportunity to build on eliminating needless regulations and ...
Many urged EPA to preserve the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan rule to rein in power plant emissions and methane regulations on the oil and gas industry. The comments echoed those posted on the federal government's regulations.gov website, ...
An internal memo from Environmental Protection Agency officials late last month provided additional details into the depth of agency cuts planned by the Trump administration.
U.S. EPA officials will revisit key aspects of regulations issued last summer that are intended to reduce haze-forming pollution from coal-fired power plants in Arkansas.

And second, being a policy nerd myself, I took a look today at the public comments coming in on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's call for "public input" on EPA "regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification." Pruitt, you ...
Regulations recently enacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce methane emissions from oil and natural gas production will cost about a third less than what the agency estimates but may not lead to expected leak reductions, ...
Ann Arbor, MI - U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is fighting to avoid the closure of an Environmental Protection Agency lab that's been in Ann Arbor since 1971.
The focus in Concord on dioxane, which has presented problems elsewhere in New Hampshire, also comes amid a national push for more stringent regulation of the substance, a synthetic industrial chemical which is classified by the Environmental ...
The discussions were very technical and dug deep into the weeds of their chosen regulation.
A leaked memo shows the Trump administration wants to slash the EPA by $2.6 billion. These Oregon programs would take the biggest hit.
San Francisco (CBS SF) - The policies of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have emerged as the main target of American manufacturers, after the Trump Administration pressed industries on which federal regulations they found most ...
The current attack on Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) science is unparalleled since the Reagan administration.
U.S. EPA briefed state and local officials yesterday on how it plans to repeal and replace the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule, which is fiercely opposed by Agribusiness groups as regulatory overreach.
On April 13, 2017, EPA published a Federal Register notice seeking public input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Dow Chemical Co. is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.
... administration rollback of environmental regulations for oil and gas companies. On Tuesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said he would issue a 90-day stay of an EPA methane-capture regulation to give oil and gas ...
Many of those regulations were written by the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority Congress granted it through the Clean Air Act.
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency published a notice in the Federal Register requesting public comment on government regulations that are deemed too costly or deemed to inhibit job creation, among other factors, according to a release from ...
Justice Department attorneys asked the Court of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Circuit late Tuesday to delay scheduled oral arguments in two separate cases involving the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules. The most major action concerns ...
President Trump's call for suggestions to reduce the regulatory burden facing manufacturers has turned up a number of ideas from industry groups - many targeting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A large number of the 175 comments the federal ...
For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble. The Conversation. The Trump administration has begun the third, most formidable ...
On April 13, EPA issued a notice seeking public input on existing regulations that may be appropriate for repeal or modification.
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President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts include reducing the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by 31%, eliminating many of the regulatory programs that have helped improve air quality and standards that protect kids from pollutants and ...
Last week, Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-8) voted along with a majority of Republicans to pass two bills: the HONEST Act (formerly known as the "secret ...
Trump's order directed the Environmental Protection Agency to review the regulation to decide whether to "suspend, rescind, or revise it.
Democratic senators are demanding answers from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt over a pair of internal memos directing his agency to begin implementing President Trump's deregulatory agenda.
Federal-level enforcement of environmental regulation plummeted, too - by 1982, EPA enforcement had fallen 73 percent from 1977 levels.
... show Real Time with Bill Maher, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) was asked to defend the Trump administration's announced rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations, including the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an EPA initiative ...
The Justice Department wanted the high court to hold off on hearing a case, National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense et al, on the Environmental Protection Agency's water rule until it had time to review the regulation on its own ...
They have joined the NGOs that have been calling for regulations for years, and the growing number of countries around the world who are openly expressing their concern at the direction the United States is now taking.
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after signing an executive order eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, March 28. Carlos Barria/Reuters. The implementation of the Clean Power Plan is ...
The move may presage a rollback of Obama's Corporate Average Fuel economy (CAFE) standards, regulations that aim to improve cars' fuel economy.
Let me tell you an old, familiar story: a government agency rains regulations onto local communities with little regard for how much it may cost them to comply.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is facing heavy pressure from conservatives to take on the science of climate change.
Donald Trump Scott Pruitt Mike Pence Ryan Zinke EPA Trump speaks at the EPA before signing the executive order dismantling Obama's climate legacy.
Surrounded by miners from Rosebud Mining, US President Donald Trump signs he Energy Independence Executive Order at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters in Washington, DC, March 28, 2017. ... NIPSCO doesn't anticipate any change in ...


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