EPA to reopen standards for clay ceramics industry
EPA, acting on concerns raised by a Wisconsin maker of bath and kitchen fixtures, is broaching another round of changes to its 2015 air toxics standards for clay ceramics manufacturers.
EPA backs Texas haze plan in draft rule
The Trump administration is proposing to stick with an emissions trading program to cut haze-forming pollution from coal-fired power plants in Texas, under a draft rule signed today by EPA Region 6 Administrator Anne Idsal in accordance with a previously set deadline.
Senate Dems fire another shot at 'secret science' proposal
Nine Senate Democrats are framing an EPA plan to restrict the types of studies that can be used in crafting new regulations as part of a broader pattern of "regulatory capture" by industries the agency is charged with overseeing.
Calif. smoke drifts across continent
Smoke plumes from California's historic wildfires have wafted cross-continent to New York and other points on the Eastern Seaboard, a researcher at the State University of New York at Albany said today.
Coalition decries science plan as comment period nears end
A broad-based coalition of almost 80 advocacy organizations is asking acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw a proposed rule that could significantly restrict the types of scientific studies the agency uses in crafting new regulations.