Although the long-term health effects are not known, soldiers stationed in Iraq don't have the protection of air quality and toxic heavy metals regulations.
The Clean Energy Group, which is a coalition of electric power companies, has reviewed the proposal and says the rule allows for some compliance flexibility.
Researchers found that breathing a level of ozone at 0.06 parts per million (ppm), which is below the current U.S. standard of 0.075 ppm, can decrease lung function in healthy young adults.
Coal-fired units would be replaced with natural gas-fired units at the Burnsville, Minn., facility.
The rule reportedly eliminates 20 years of uncertainty related to emissions of mercury, arsenic, chromium, nickel and acid gas emissions.
McIlvaine estimates the investment in clean air technology will be more than $21 billion.
The assessment shows that between 1990 and 2005, air toxic emissions were reduced by about 42 percent from industrial and mobile sources.
Eighteen months after his appointment, Rubinstein earns Senate approval and pledges to practice responsible stewardship and grow the economy.
New Haven, Conn., chemical manufacturer H. Krevit and Co. will spend $36,000 on emergency response equipment for the fire department as part of the settlement in a right-to-know case.
Used under limited circumstances, the rule would allow the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to waive strict compliance when such action would not compromise the environment or public health.
The research centers will explore the health impacts on children and older citizens to determine which health effects occur at different life stages.
According to Parkson, the fog creates a chemical reaction that reduces or eliminates odorous compounds as well as operating costs.
The former fugitive received five months of home detention, three years of probation, and was ordered to pay $100.
The agency said it expects to have the reporting tool available by this summer.
The company imported nearly 80,000 non-road engines or equipment that were not covered by a Clean Air Act-required certificate of conformity.
NASA has the company's total organic carbon analyzer and conductivity temperature meter onboard the space shuttle Discovery, which made its last trip to the International Space Station last week.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued final approval for a new motor vehicle air conditioning system refrigerant that does not deplete the ozone layer.
Freshwater ecologist Dr. Tom Battin, of the University of Vienna, told a COST ESF Frontiers of Science conference in October that our understanding of how rivers and streams deal with organic carbon has changed radically.
EPA says it is proposing "sensible standards" that will provide significant public health benefits while cutting costs by nearly 50 percent; the agency is offering these standards for additional public review and comment.
Drier conditions projected to result from climate change in the Southwest will likely reduce perennial vegetation cover and result in increased dust storm activity in the future, according to a new study by scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of California, Los Angeles.