All posts tagged "EPA"
EPA Begins Process to Regulate Toxic, Widely Used Chemicals
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday released a list of toxic chemicals that will be the first reviewed under a recently enacted law that gives regulators increased authority to ban substances shown to endanger human...
- Posted November 29, 2016
EPA Fines Pfizer in Puerto Rico for Not Disclosing Chemical Information
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC $190,000 for not disclosing chemical information at its plant in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, as required by the federal Clean Air Act’s chemical accident prevention, chemical...
- Posted October 26, 2016
EPA Reaches Legal Agreements to Close 2 Landfills in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached agreements with the municipalities of Cayey and Arroyo to permanently close their municipal solid waste landfills, improve landfill operations, make major improvements to recycling, and introduce composting...
- Posted September 29, 2016
EPA Adds Dorado Site to Federal Superfund List
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added the Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site in Dorado to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Sampling at the site revealed chemical contamination that...
- Posted September 7, 2016
EPA documents expose negligence regarding Puerto Rico’s dump crisis
P.R.'s dumps "present an imminent threat to human health and the environment"
- Posted August 23, 2016
EPA Moves to Regulate Climate-Warming Airliner Pollution
To use authority under Clean Air Act to impose limits on emissions
- Posted July 25, 2016
Environmental Group: New EPA Landfill Regulations to Be Ignored
SAN JUAN – The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new set of landfill regulations to reduce methane gas emissions that the Puerto Rico Limpio environment group believes will be ignored. The changes are part of President Obama’s...
- Posted July 19, 2016
$32B for Interior Department and EPA spending bill faces veto threat
The Interior and EPA funding bill is part of the $1 trillion-plus budget
- Posted July 13, 2016
AP Sources: VW to Pay Near $10.2B to Settle Emissions Claims
Money mainly to compensate 482,000 owners of cars with engines programmed to cheat on emissions tests
- Posted June 24, 2016
Hundreds Demonstrate Against Monsanto
Company assures its herbicide product is safe
- Posted May 21, 2016