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US Supreme Court air pollution ruling will save lives

Citizens of the US, breathe easier. The Supreme Court has ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can regulate air pollution that drifts across state lines. The ruling means about 1000 power plants will be forced to reduce their … Continue reading

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Study: Idling hurts air quality

A local study of air emissions in the Barnett Shale suggests that trucks serving the oil and gas field spend an average of six hours per trip in extended idling, contributing to air pollution and ozone levels in North Texas. … Continue reading

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EPA proposes approval of Texas’ clean air plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal to approve revisions submitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the state’s permitting program for major air pollution sources under the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review (NSR) program. … Continue reading

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