User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-National
Category: Air :: Air Policy
Last updated: Jan 23 2020 11:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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U.S. seeks to limit emotional support critters on planes 23.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on airplanes as support animals could be ending. Trained dogs get the seal of approval.

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EDF Vows to Continue Fight Against Air Toxics Loophole after D.C. Circuit Declines to Rehear Case 22.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Vows to Continue Fight Against Air Toxics Loophole after D.C. Circuit Declines to Rehear Case
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Colorado oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $3.5 million in fines, repairs in air pollution settlement 22.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Federal and state authorities have reached a settlement agreement that would compel Denver-based oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $1 million and spend $2.5 million more improving pollution controls at 67 facilities in Colorado to resolve alleged violations of air quality laws.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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EDF Defends Clean Air Act’s “Good Neighbor” Provisions in Two D.C. Circuit Cases 16.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Defends Clean Air Act’s “Good Neighbor” Provisions in Two D.C. Circuit Cases
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She helped make California a clean air leader. Now Trump could upend that legacy 10.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chair, fears the U.S. Supreme Court could take away the state's power to set its own emissions standards.

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Hotel Bel-Air unfairly refused to rehire workers after renovation, judge rules 24.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Following a two-year shutdown, hotel administrators came up with 'bogus' reasons not to rehire many former union workers, an administrative law judge ruled.

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Colorado Adopts Stronger Rules to Protect Health and Climate from Oil and Gas Pollution 19.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Colorado Adopts Stronger Rules to Protect Health and Climate from Oil and Gas Pollution
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California's epic electric truck policy is coming 18.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
This is leadership for the climate and for mobility.
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Why supermarkets are key to a cooler climate 18.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Refrigeration management is an urgent need, and a potent opportunity.
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Debate over emission controls on oil and gas reveals divides across Colorado 18.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Proposals for more frequent inspections of oil and gas sites are highlighting differences of opinion not only between urban and rural parts of the state but also differences within rural Colorado itself.
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EPA declares Colorado a “serious” violator of federal air quality standards, forcing stricter efforts to reduce pollution 17.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday reclassified Colorado as a "serious" violator of federal air quality laws, forcing stricter state efforts to reduce air pollution from multiple sources.
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EPA Watchdog Finds Fault with Agency’s Response to Hurricane Harvey Air Pollution 16.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA Watchdog Finds Fault with Agency’s Response to Hurricane Harvey Air Pollution
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Residents pack Boulder County forum in search of tips to implement fracking ban 14.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Speakers cited the 6-month-old Senate Bill 181 as a tool for instituting a ban on fracking and they urged the more than 100 people who packed a room at Unity of Boulder Church to help them on that mission.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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EPA’s methane rollback sparks opposition from a diverse group of stakeholders 11.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA’s methane rollback sparks opposition from a diverse group of stakeholders
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Congress to halt military use of toxic foam contaminating drinking water 11.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

After months of negotiations, Congress has reached a deal that would require the Defense Department to phase out the use of PFAS-containing firefighting foam, which has tainted drinking water sources. But environmental groups and some Democrats have accused Republicans of failing to protect public health by stripping the bill of stronger regulations.

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Accelerating America’s Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action 9.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
There’s been a dramatic groundswell of “bottom-up” climate leadership from U.S. states, cities and businesses in the face of a federal retreat on climate action. From state legislation mandating cleaner electricity sources to city policies encouraging all-electric buildings, these local ...
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New mapping tool shows who will be impacted by EPA’s dangerous methane rollback 9.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New mapping tool shows who will be impacted by EPA’s dangerous methane rollback
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Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks 5.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks
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