Thursday, October 8, 2015
One way to start a review of the environmental record of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is to cite the lifetime environmental score of 95 percent the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) gives to Sanders in their ongoing scorecard of Washington lawmakers based on their votes on environmental legislation.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
In June 2013, President Obama introduced his Climate Action Plan and made it clear that addressing climate change would be one of the hallmark issues of his second term. While other climate change initiatives, such as the Clean Power Plan, have been grabbing the headlines, progress in reducing methane emissions steadily moves forward by targeting specific industries and improving the quality of emissions data.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
A week from now EPA's underground storage tank (UST) regulations take effect. After nearly 27 years of dormancy, the U.S. EPA unearthed UST regulations. This quick 10 question quiz will test your knowledge now that the regulatory dust has settled. Take this quiz and share your results with your fellow UST comrades!
Monday, October 5, 2015
Throughout the preamble to its final rule revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone (O3), the EPA states again and again that the new primary standard—which is intended to protect human health—does not need to be set at a zero-risk level.
Friday, October 2, 2015
In the third major rule it has released this week, the EPA revised its 33-year-old effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) for the steam electric power generating industry.
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