pollution controls

Governors Fume Over Bush's Last Minute Air Pollution Rule

Article: Governors Fume Over Bush's Last Minute Air Pollution Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – A bipartisan group of six Northeastern governors is urging the Bush administration to abandon a plan that would relax pollution control requirements on power plants, saying the proposed rule would increase air pollution and threaten public health. The concerns raised by the governors echo worries expressed by environmentalists…

Railside Waste Transfer Brought Under State and Local Rules

Article: Railside Waste Transfer Brought Under State and Local Rules

TRENTON, New Jersey, October 21, 2008 (ENS) – After a four year legal battle, operators of five railside waste transfer facilities in North Bergen have agreed to follow state solid waste and local health rules under a settlement approved today by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission. The operators have agreed to pay $1 million to…