hazardous emissions

Groups Contest Pollution Reporting Exemption for Factory Farms

Groups Contest Pollution Reporting Exemption for Factory Farms

WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2008 (ENS) – More than 70 groups from 27 states are objecting to a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would exempt factory farms from reporting emissions of hazardous gases from animal waste. The public interest law firm Earthjustice submitted formal comments on behalf of the groups, which include…

Appeals Court Rejects EPA Mercury Cap-and-Trade Rule

Appeals Court Rejects EPA Mercury Cap-and-Trade Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, February 8, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental and public health groups as well as 14 states, one city, and native tribes declared victory as a federal appeals court today vacated two rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that failed to set strict limits on mercury emissions from power plants. The U.S. Court…