Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Clean Air Act

Federal appeals court rules against EPA, affirms Clean Air Act protections

"EPA can no longer look the other way while states unlawfully exempt industrial polluters from vitally important air pollution control requirements.”

In break with Trump’s EPA, Nevada announces plan to cut tailpipe...

“Clean car standards will provide Nevadans with more transportation options and much-needed relief from volatile gas prices and dirty air.”

Trump EPA’s refusal to strengthen air quality standards most likely to...

“There is evidence that Black people have three times the hazard from long-term exposure to fine particles [soot] than the general population."

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

EPA disbands panel that reviewed clean air standards, appoints new members...

"We're seeing EPA trying to cut science out of the process."

The rollback of EPA Clean Car Standards will cost you at...

Taking away all of these protections will cost Americans upwards of $260 billion annually in climate, health, and fuel impacts.

Trump administration to halt clean car standards, revoke California’s right to...

The Trump administration’s plan, as reported by Bloomberg, disregards the arguments and wishes of the auto industry.

Koch vs. California: These groups are pushing Pruitt to undo the...

“We are going to do everything that can been done to defend these standards.”

EPA reverses decision to delay Obama-era pollution regulation after 15 states...

The rule will go into effect as planned on October 1, rather than being delayed by a year.

Exxon to pay $20 million for violating Clean Air Act 16,386...

“We will not stand idly by when polluters put our health and safety at risk.”

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.