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2011-03-09 12:04:00

Clean Air Act Needed in Countryside, Not Just in Metro Areas: Citing Health Concerns, New Report Calls For End of Pollution Exemptions for Livestock Operations; Major Pollution Exposures Detailed At Mega-Farming Operations Across U.S., Including CA, IN, IA and NC. WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New federal and industry data show that the air at some factory farm test sites in the U.S.

2011-03-08 04:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association today released Toxic Air: The Case for Cleaning Up Coal-fired Power Plants, a new report that documents the range of hazardous air pollutants emitted from power plants and the urgent need to clean them up to protect public health.

2011-03-03 10:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed changes to federal standards regulating ozone could inflict serious harm on America's economy, job growth and consumers, said Gregory Scott, executive vice president and general counsel of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, in a statement today to an EPA advisory panel. "The proposed NAAQS for ozone will have a great, and potentially very negative, impact on the...

2011-03-01 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency released its Second Prospective Report analyzing the costs and benefits of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments to the U.S. population and economy.

2011-03-01 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In response to the Environmental Protection Agency report titled "The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act from 1990 to 2020," the following statement was issued today by Chris Van Atten, spokesperson, American Businesses for Clean Energy: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100426/DC93350LOGO) "The more than 5,000 businesses active in American Businesses for Clean Energy supported action by the last Congress on climate and clean...

2011-02-25 15:48:00

CHARLESTON, W.V., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to withhold funds from the EPA and the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) for components of guidance or new rules that are continuing the attack on Appalachian coal mining.

2011-02-24 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A united coalition of fishing, hunting and sporting organizations from nearly every U.S.

2011-02-23 14:06:00

Survey Conducted in (OH-8th) Congressional District Tracks With National Survey Findings; Clear Local Message: Let the Environmental Protection Agency Do Its Job of Protecting Public Health and the Environment. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-16 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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