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Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency released proposals for new, federal restrictions on wood stoves. The rules would only affect residential heaters manufactured after 2015. The EPA estimates (somewhat boldly) that its new restrictions...
As reported this week by the CBC, a mystery involving strange cross-border train traffic has been linked to possible fraudin a green-energy credit program. Basically, by shipping the same load of bio-disel back and forth across the international...
The federal agency is out with requirements for the next phase of the clean up of PCBs flushed into the Hudson River for decades by the company’s plants in Ft. Edward. From the EPA press release: The second phase of the cleanup – which...
News stories tagged with "epa"
Nov 06, 2001 — Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, the federal government has been re-thinking its website policies. Anything that the government feels could be used by terrorists was removed from the Internet. Now, the EPA is considering putting back some information about the risks communities face because of nearby industrial plants. But some industry groups were glad to see the information removed and don't want it put back on the internet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Aug 29, 2001 — The nomination of former Ohio EPA directror Donald Schregardus to be the assistant US EPA administrator for enforcement and compliance is being challenged in the Senate. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Natalie Walston reports. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Aug 09, 2001 — New York's Attorney General says plans by the EPA to possibly weaken the Clean Air Act for rules on power plant emissions would be a mistake and could lead to increased acid rain and asthma in New York. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Aug 08, 2001 — Former Ohio EPA Director Donald Schregardus faces Senate confirmation as US Assistant EPA Administrator for Enforcement and Compliance. Activists in Ohio say his pro-business philosophy makes him the wrong choice for the job. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Natalie Walston reports. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Aug 02, 2001 — Brian Mann talks with Martha Foley, giving an update on the EPA's decision to dredge PCBs from the Hudson River. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Jul 26, 2001 — Pro-dredging groups are dismayed over word that there may be a compromised, scaled-down dredging plan in the works for PCB pollution in the Upper Hudson River by General Electric. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Jul 26, 2001 — The Environmental Protection Agency's advisors might not always be impartial. A report by the General Accounting Office finds the EPA doesn't properly guard against conflicts of interest. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
May 02, 2001 — In the final part of our series on PCB contamination in the Hudson River, Brian Mann looks at the damage to the environment...and at GE's claim that the river is slowly cleaning itself. Go to full article