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EPA Announces $1.35 Million Penalty, Settlement With Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Over Clean Air Act Violations

PA Environment Daily

and numerous affiliated companies (collectively, GWRSI) for violation of Clean Air Act (CAA) locomotive regulations. The locomotives at issue in this settlement burn diesel fuel which produces significant emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and fine particulate matter.

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Why UCS Supporters Are Pressing EPA to Let California Enforce Its Truck Pollution Rules

Union of Concerned Scientists

California has a longstanding leadership role on transportation pollution, and the Clean Air Act grants the state the right to set strong vehicle emissions standards. While the waiver addresses California’s ability to enforce its rules, the Clean Air Act also allows other states the ability to adopt California’s policies.

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Ask a Scientist: UCS Transportation Program Adds Equitable Mobility to its Portfolio

Union of Concerned Scientists

In 1963, a typical car—which ran on leaded gasoline without pollution control devices— emitted 520 pounds of hydrocarbons, 1,700 pounds of carbon monoxide, and 90 pounds of nitrogen oxide every 10,000 miles traveled. Even so, cars and trucks are still making us sick—and killing us.

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EPA Objects To Allegheny County's Air Quality Permit For The US Steel Edgar Thomson Plant

PA Environment Daily

On February 12, environmental groups announced the US Environmental Protection Agency formally objected to an air quality permit for the US Steel Edgar Thomson Plant issued by the Allegheny County Health Department in August 2023 saying it was not in compliance with the Clean Air Act. Steel Edgar Thomson by ACHD.

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The Agony of Defeat (Devices)

Acoel

For much of that time, most of the environmental bar viewed Title II of the Clean Air Act as something that took up space between Titles I and III and had something to do with cars. Posted on December 19, 2022 by Sam Gutter. I’ve been engaged in issues involving mobile sources for more than 40 years.

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DEP Set To Hold May 17 Hearing On Air Quality Permit For Covanta Waste-To-Energy Facility In Chester, Delaware County

PA Environment Daily

Covanta Delaware Valley, LP is a permitted waste-to-energy facility that has filed an application for a Plan Approval to install equipment that would reduce the amount of the pollutant nitrogen oxides (NOx) emitted from the facilities six (6) waste combustors to meet the new federal and state standards for air pollution.

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Groups Urge DEP To Temporarily Halt Operations At Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County; File 2nd Notice Of Intent To Sue For Air Pollution Violations

PA Environment Daily

The Clean Air Council and the Environmental Integrity Project asked DEP to temporarily halt operations of the Shell Polymers Monaca plant in Beaver County until the company can demonstrate it can operate in compliance with pollution control laws.