Take a deep breath. Are you taking your clean air for granted? Don’t.
Today, the EPA announced the first national standard for emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal-fired power plants.
One small step for man, one giant leap for coal–or lack thereof. Under pressure from public health groups, environmental organizations, political leaders and community members, Dominion Energy of Virginia has taken another important step toward closing Salem Harbor Station, its 60-year-old, coal-fired power plant in Salem, Massachusetts.
CLF announces intent to file a federal Clean Air Act citizen suit against owners of Mt. Tom Station coal-fired power plant
CLF today announced that it intends to file a federal citizen suit against Mt. Tom Generating Company, FirstLight Power Resources and GDF Suez North America, the owners of Mt. Tom Station, for ongoing violations of the Clean Air Act.
Recent industry legal action to prevent the regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is an eye-opener suggesting a slash and burn strategy that threatens to undo years of successful regulation of air pollution under the Clean Air Act. Various industry trade groups including the American Chemistry Council, National Association of Manufacturers and American Petroleum Institute…