article thumbnail

The Truck Industry’s Decades-long War on Stronger Pollution Controls

Union of Concerned Scientists

The EPA is under extreme pressure from industry to propose an absurdly ineffective standard for trucks.

article thumbnail

BP refinery hit with $40 million fine, agrees to spend $200 million on pollution control

Environmental News Bits

BP agreed to pay a $40 million penalty and spend almost $200 million on environmental controls to settle government allegations that the company released excessive toxic chemicals at its Whiting, Indiana, oil refinery on Lake Michigan.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Recentering Environmental Law: A Thought Experiment

Legal Planet

First of all, we would have had a very different understanding of the air pollution problem. We thought that the key to reducing air pollution was to require better pollution control devices. Instead, we would have understood that the root problem was the burning of fossil fuels in the first place.

Law 259
article thumbnail

EPA and DOJ Claim eBay Unlawfully Sold Pesticides, Banned Chemical Products, and Devices That Defeat Pollution Controls on Motor Vehicles

Nanotech

(eBay) “for unlawfully selling, offering for sale, causing the sale of, and distributing hundreds of thousands of products” in violation of the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

article thumbnail

Help Wanted: Armstrong Conservation District Erosion & Sediment Pollution Control Technician

PA Environment Daily

The Armstrong County Conservation District is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control Technician. The person in this position will have an array of technical duties related to administration of the Chapter 102-Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control program.

article thumbnail

National Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program – Basic Training

Environmental News Bits

The Section 319 program is an essential source of support for state, territorial and tribal efforts to control NPS pollution, the prevailing cause of… Read more → This training module, developed by U.S.

article thumbnail

Formosa Plastics Corp., Texas, and Formosa Plastics Corp., Louisiana, will spend more than $10 million on pollution controls to address air, water, and hazardous waste violations at two petrochemical plants in Point Comfort, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La.

Corp Watch

Louisiana, will spend more than $10 million on pollution controls to address air, water, and hazardous waste violations at two petrochemical plants in Point Comfort, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La. Formosa Plastics Corp., Texas, and Formosa Plastics Corp., Texas, and Formosa Plastics Corp., Texas, and Formosa Plastics Corp.,