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Settlement Proposes $1.6M in Civil Penalties for Alleged CAA, RCRA Violations

Settlement Proposes $1.6M in Civil Penalties for Alleged CAA, RCRA Violations

The U.S. and Wisconsin announced the settlement on December 1.

How States Can Utilize EPA Grant to Improve Indoor Air Quality Nationwide in 2023

How States Can Utilize EPA Grant to Improve Indoor Air Quality Nationwide in 2023

Last month, the EPA announced $53M for air pollution monitoring.

EPA Asks for Public Input on Programs Funded through Inflation Reduction Act

The public can comment on various projects, including those on air quality and climate.

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

The EPA said the $53.4 million will go to 132 projects in the United States.

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

Renewables come with an array of benefits, but why might they be the better option for energy? Read on to find out.

Engine Idling and the Impact on the Environment

Engine Idling and the Impact on the Environment

Exhaust fumes are harmful to the environment and human health.

The 7 Biggest Polluters by Industry in 2022, as Ranked in New Research

The 7 Biggest Polluters by Industry in 2022, as Ranked in New Research

The Eco Experts ranked the Industries their yearly greenhouse gas emission output.

New EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding Looks at Lead Emissions from Lead-Fueled Aircraft

New EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding Looks at Lead Emissions from Lead-Fueled Aircraft

Lead exposure can lead to multiple health concerns for people.



Biden Administration Announces Additional Almost $500M for Clean School Buses Following High Demand

Biden Administration Announces Additional Almost $500M for Clean School Buses Following High Demand

The EPA received nearly 2,000 applications, totaling about $4 billion in requests.

Attainment Status for Air Quality Standard Changes for Some Areas After EPA Releases Final Determination

Attainment Status for Air Quality Standard Changes for Some Areas After EPA Releases Final Determination

Some areas were reclassified as “Severe” and others as “Moderate.”

Patagonia Transfers Ownership to Fight Climate Change

Patagonia Transfers Ownership to Fight Climate Change

Founder Yvon Chouinard announced the change in ownership this week.

California on Road to Zero-Emission Vehicle Future

California on Road to Zero-Emission Vehicle Future

A new rule will reduce pollution by limiting the sale of non-zero-emission cars.

EPA Opens a $20 Million Grant Competition for Community Air Pollution Monitoring

EPA Opens a $20 Million Grant Competition for Community Air Pollution Monitoring

Air monitoring projects can help reduce pollution in underserved communities.

LyondellBasell Companies Agree to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

LyondellBasell Companies Agree to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

The company will cut flaring at six U.S. chemical plants in Texas and Iowa to reduce harmful air pollution.

EPA Acts on Petitions to Cut Climate-Damaging HFCs, Will Begin AIM Act Rulemaking Process

Recently, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is granting or partially granting 11 petitions that were submitted under the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act to restrict the use of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the refrigeration and air conditioning, aerosols, and foam sectors

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Volvo's Climate Action Plan Sets An Example For The Automotive Industry

The industry must reduce emissions and focus on sustainable solutions for the future instead of relying on fossil fuels to power vehicles.

The country’s latest effort to become more environmentally conscious is to become completely carbon neutral by 2050.

Japan’s Prime Minister Declares 2050 Goal for Carbon Neutrality in Japan

The country’s latest effort to become more environmentally conscious is to become completely carbon neutral by 2050.

Latest California Wildfire May Have Been Caused By Lashing Wire

Latest California Wildfire May Have Been Caused By Lashing Wire

Lashing wire may have caused the devastating October Silverado Fire in southern California.

The Coronavirus is Making it Easier to Talk About Climate Change. Here’s Why.

The Coronavirus is Making it Easier to Talk About Climate Change. Here’s Why.

While news headlines regarding pandemic have all but flooded the media for months, many are noticing the increasingly obvious connections between the virus and the climate crisis. Climate policymaker Rhiana Gunn-Wright helps point out the connections between two of the biggest crises of our day.

New NRDC Report Argues that Climate Change is Negatively Affecting Workers’ Health

New NRDC Report Argues that Climate Change is Negatively Affecting Workers’ Health

The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) just released a report that argues how climate disruption is a growing danger to the health of indoor and outdoor workers. Read what the NRDC and researchers have to say.

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