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BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating possible hazardous chemical contamination in Bettendorf. ... during the week of March 19-23 in an 18-acre (7-hectare) area that was used for waste disposal before disposal was subject to government regulation.
An EPA spokeswoman said the agency is evaluating Wisconsin's proposal. Higher levels of ground-level ozone can lead to reduced lung function for people working and exercising outdoors or those with respiratory problems like asthma. The stricter regulations would help to lower ozone levels in the ...

I mean, there's clearly not going to be any new regulations. They're trying to do their best to put existing regulations on hold. I think the area we've actually seen the most real change is actually not at EPA, but at the Interior Department under Ryan Zinke." He notes the administration shrank the size of some ...
A federal court on Monday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to implement protections against smog set in 2015, the agency's latest defeat in court as it rolls back environmental regulations. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the agency led by Administrator ...
In a release from environmental groups including the National Wildlife Federation, the Alliance for the Great Lakes, and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, advocates say they are disappointed with the plan's reliance on voluntary efforts to reduce nutrient runoff. The EPA will reassess the plan ...
President Donald J. Trump and his administration have focused on the EPA during his time in office, particularly in regards to its funding, and its regulations. The president has taken several high-profile steps in addressing climate change, including pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord ...

... of compliance obligations outlined in Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations. There are 18 coal refuse plants in the U.S., which create energy by burning a waste product from coal mining. They say that their particular process makes it more difficult to comply with EPA emission levels.
When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt took over as head of America's top environmental regulation body a year ago, he pledged to reform the institution. According to Pruitt, the EPA needed to go "back to the basics," shifting from a regulate-and-fine model to one that worked towards cooperation with state ...
In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, a catfish appears on the shoreline in the algae-filled waters of North Toledo, Ohio. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency called for stepped-up efforts to reduce nutrient pollution that contributes to algae blooms in Lake Erie but recommended no new federal regulations to ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lessened protections for crops and wildlife habitats after Monsanto supplied research that presented lower ... An agency spokesperson said it was "standard practice" to provide a proposed regulation to the public for comment and then follow it with a final ...
Republicans have been complaining about "burdensome" and "job-killing" regulations for so long that their opposition to any particular health, safety, or environmental regulation is now just taken for granted. For instance, why would the Environmental Protection Agency close a program investigating the ...
The House will move in the coming week on a trio of regulatory and energy bills. The Rules Committee has scheduled a meeting Monday to begin looking at the three proposals: the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act and ...
The Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a case challenging an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allows governments to transfer water between water bodies with few restrictions. The decision leaves in place a ruling from the Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, which last year upheld ...
The D.C. Circuit last week struck down parts of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule concerning implementation of its 2008 ozone standards, ... The law also requires the EPA to establish air quality control regions and designate them as "attainment" for areas that comply with the NAAQS, and ...
He'll avoid regulating wherever possible. An NGO will bring a law suit to compel EPA action. The science supporting regulation will be indisputable. The only question will be whether the statutory basis for action cited by the NGO is sufficiently clear so as to give rise to a non-discretionary duty. I wish I could ...
Given the connections to the oil and gas industry within the EPA and Department of the Interior, rollbacks to environmental protections should come as no ... House has thrown the Environmental Protection Agency into turmoil, threatened wildlife conservation, endangered the future of environmental justice, ...
Despite a trip by Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to Kentucky coal country to announce an end to the Clean Power Plan rule ... If the E.P.A. kills the regulation before it moves forward with a replacement, Mr. Doniger said, the agency could be vulnerable to lawsuits because ...

The Environmental Protection Agency is touting cleanups at seven of the nation's most polluted places as a signature accomplishment in the Trump ... Pruitt, a former Oklahoma attorney general who has moved to roll back dozens of EPA regulations intended to reduce future pollution, has said increasing ...
The first round of U.S. EPA regulations in 1988 required all manufacturers to adopt innovations, or go belly up. Most agree that those regulations were ... Can the second round of EPA regulations, coming into effect in 2020, bring about the next big wave of innovation? Many insiders say no, that wood stoves ...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partially or completely removed seven sites from its Superfund list last year. The Superfund is part of a federal program which helps to clean up land that has been polluted with hazardous waste. The deletions of sites in 2017 -- four partial and three complete ...
Eight states in the Northeast, including Pennsylvania and Delaware, are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for not enforcing stricter pollution policies in midwestern and southern states. ... In Philadelphia, a 2016 study showed that the city did not live up to EPA pollution or ozone regulations.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to swiftly update antiquated federal lead regulations, a major victory for advocates who charged that the agency had for years failed to make its standards stringent enough to protect children from the ...
Main centerpiece photo Administrator Scott Pruitt, responding to critcism for the EPA reducing regulations on industries that the agency oversees, said he's ... WASHINGTON -- Since 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency has been embroiled in an enforcement battle with a Michigan-based company ...
"This Environmental Protection Agency doesn't seem to have met an air regulation that it likes," said Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board and a former EPA assistant administrator. "I've not seen any evidence that this administration knows anything about the auto industry, they just seem ...
According to a press release, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has found that all appropriate actions have been taken and no further cleanup is necessary by responsible parties ... Comments can be submitted online at www.regulations.gov with the Docket ID number EPA-HQ-SFUND-2002-0001.
If you read the recent Associated Press article on an unnecessary mining regulation dropped by the EPA, you might believe there is nothing in place to ... Instead, states aggressively increased regulations for the mining industry, and added teeth to the laws already on the books to guarantee the financial ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is struggling to review the safety of new chemicals in an efficient yet still protective manner. ... "Progress has been made, but more needs to be done," says Karyn Schmidt, senior director of chemical regulation and regulatory and technical affairs at the American ...
Meanwhile, EPA proposed a new rule to delay the effective dates of the Obama-era regulation defining the jurisdictional term "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act, in case the existing judicial stay of that regulation is lifted before the admin¬istration can complete its two-phase rulemaking ...
Environment: The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) inspector general said this week it will investigate Administrator Scott Pruitt's April meeting with a coal mining industry group. Democrats on the House Energy and commerce Committee released a letter Wednesday from Inspector General Arthur ...
... federal regulations on business are hurting economic and environmental prosperity, said Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Last week, Pruitt joined Brooke Rollins, president and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, to talk about his goals since his time with the EPA.
Using it, more than $1trn worth of benefits have been calculated in economic-impact assessments that accompany environmental regulations. But now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is headed by Scott Pruitt, a climate-change sceptic who is friendly with fossil-fuel firms, the maths is likely to ...
Welcome to Overnight Regulations, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, Capitol Hill and the courts. ... The proposal unveiled Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would remove so-called glider kits from a major regulation written last year that restricted emissions from ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 9 issued a proposed rule to repeal the Obama administration's Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Phase 2 greenhouse gas Emission and Fuel Efficiency Standards for the glider industry. The agency has requested comment on the notice of proposed ...
Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, on ... his continuing dismantling of environmental regulations and the E.P.A. itself.
US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt took ... other conservative critics of environmental regulations have recently ...
PORTSMOUTH -- New Hampshire's congressional delegation sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency concerning a New York ...
2 administrator at the EPA, dislikes regulations -- and transparency ... top position at the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 7 headquarters in Lenexa. ... she has taken sharp stances against environmental regulation.
It was the kind of episode that pushed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... Since he took office, more than a dozen EPA regulations have been .... on the billions of dollars that the regulation costs the coal and power ...
EPA regulation on arsenic in US public water systems likely prevented ... water regulations in reducing toxic exposure and protecting human health. ... the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation on maximum levels ...
Pruitt: No More Regulation By Settlement at the EPA ... Welcome news from the Environmental Protection Agency: Administrator Scott Pruitt is ... sued by outside groups, agrees to adopt new policies or enact new regulations.
... the Environmental Protection Agency's administrator, Scott Pruitt, said Monday. ... landfills and auto salvage yards fall under the EPA's regulations now, though ... The EPA estimated that the Clean Air Act, which regulates pollution from ... Without regulation, more companies and manufacturers would be ...
Carper Seeks to Block EPA Nominee Again, 11 Years Later ... at the Environmental Protection Agency, repeating the reasons he shot ... administration's attempts to halt several environmental regulations or roll back Obama-era standards. ... a 2015 regulation to lower greenhouse gas emissions from power ...
Regulations have often been reversed as a direct response to ... Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has met ..... ruled that the E.P.A. must enforce the Obama-era regulation while it rewrites the rule.
... having the know-how to dismantle Obama-era fossil fuel regulations. ... The nomination comes at a critical moment for the E.P.A. as the agency prepares to repeal a sweeping climate change regulation known as the Clean Power Plan. ... of the Environmental Protection Agency for big polluters," he said.
EPA launches industry partnership program for regulating ... the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that affect them. The EPA ...
Environmental regulations on Rocky Mountain Power haven't disappeared ... meeting regulations like the Environmental Protection Agency's Regional ... Environmental regulations have placed pressure on an ageing coal fleet in ... Lloyd Larsen · Heather Richards · Regulation · finance · commerce · Chad ...
Think the days of over-regulation are numbered? ... In order to reduce smog nationwide, the Environmental Protection Agency's ozone standard was issued ... overlapping regulations, one more difficult to meet than the other.
... overhaul of the Environmental Protection Agency's Risk Management Program ... The EPA said the enhanced rules would "seek to improve chemical process ... lobbying on "EPA chemical regulations, including Significant New Use Rules ... to even more burdensome, duplicative and needless regulation.
... administrator to head up the federal Environmental Protection Agency's Region 4, ... Changes were already afoot at the EPA, now headed up by former ... "Environmental groups can also litigate when regulations are rolled ...
On August 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it ... 2012, when the EPA's regulation of carbon dioxide required the two sets of ... NHTSA regulations operate on a different schedule than EPA rules, so the ...


 

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