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DC Circuit upholds EPA rules setting standards for mercury

USA - May 2 2014 On April 15, a Federal DC appeals court upheld the EPA's February 2012 final rule setting air toxic standards for mercury. Under the rule, which…

EPA Environmental Appeals Board rejects challenge to GHG permit limits

USA - April 11 2014 Sierra Club challenged as insufficient the permit limits for greenhouse gases (GHGs) imposed by EPA in a permit for a new natural gas-fired power…

Stephen E. O’Day.

Proposed changes to the Clean Water Act

USA - March 27 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday issued a proposal, clarifying key exemptions and…

Andy Thompson.

EPA issues statement stating it is “on track” to issue greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants

USA - March 6 2014 The EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, stated on February 10 that it is "on track" to issue a proposed carbon dioxide emission standard for existing…

Stephen E. O’Day.

EPA annual report claims agency’s partnerships cut emissions in 2012

USA - February 21 2014 In its annual report released on January 21, the EPA has found that, through its Climate Protection Partners Program, emissions of more than 365…

Stephen E. O’Day.