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Sunday, October 13, 2019

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Recent News About U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • AGs tell EPA to bulk up

    Cuomo NEW YORK - A group of 18 state attorneys general is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen the Clean Air Act.

  • AG moving to Supreme Court

    Rabner TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey Attorney General Stuart Rabner is expected to be moving behind the bench when Gov. Jon Corzine announces his nomination for a vacant Supreme Court spot.

  • Lynch wants greenhouse gas legislation

    Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch recently expressed his desire for greenhouse gas legislation in a letter to Rep. Peter Ginnait.

  • RIAC gives into AG Lynch's demands

    Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - After Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch issued an "...or else" ultimatum, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation decided it better comply with the state's top lawyer.

  • AG Coakley suing Dept. of Energy

    Coakley BOSTON - Deciding not to amend energy efficiency standards for certain commercial ventilation systems was a mistake, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Monday as she announced a lawsuit against the federal Department of Energy.

  • Lynch makes demands from airport organization

    Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Though it is unclear what will happen if it doesn't comply, the Rhode Island Airport Corp. has until Friday to provide Attorney General Patrick Lynch with an air quality-monitoring plan.

  • Lynch wants better air at airport

    Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch is urging state legislators to pass a bill that would require air quality testing in Warwick's T.F. Green Airport.

  • States win global warming suit against EPA

    Coakley BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is one of 12 attorneys general celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will require the Bush administration re-examine regulation of carbon dioxide emission from cars.

  • Dann, EPA file more charges against landfill operator and recycling center

    Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says two companies that own and operate a landfill refuse to abide by court orders.

  • N.J. AG files brief in mercury case

    Rabner WASHINGTON, D.C. - The leader of a 16-state group demanding the Environmental Protection Agency become tougher on mercury-emitting power plants, New Jersey Attorney General Stuart Rabner recently filed a new brief in his lawsuit contending the EPA violated the Clean Air Act.

  • AG will be spectator in Pa. controversy

    Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. - Having put his seal of approval on a law attempting to cut mercury pollution by 90 percent, Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett will now sit back and watch the fallout.