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3 hrs ago | Patch.com
Montgomery County's drinking water is being tested as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's third survey of unregulated contaminants in the nation's drinking water, according to a news release from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission .
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7 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
Two big EPA lawsuits of interest to Kentucky andn Indiana were aired in federal courts today: The cross-state pollution rule in the U.S. Supreme Court and the air toxics/mercury rule at a federal appeals court.
For the second time this fall, the Christie administration has declined to join a multistate effort to curb air pollution.
The U.S. environmental regulator argued in court on Tuesday that its rule limiting mercury and hazardous air pollutants is "appropriate and necessary," not an improper interpretation of the federal Clean Air Act as industry groups and some states contend.
States in the Midwest and South whose polluted air infects those in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic may have to abide by a federally imposed solution, a slim majority of Supreme Court justices appeared to indicate Tuesday.
The Supreme Court is indicating it could revive a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy embarked on her first international trip this week, visiting China to talk about collaborating with that country to combat air pollution and climate change.
Get your pollution out of our air - that's what Delaware is saying, as it leads a large batch of northeastern states in a push to get other nearby states to face stricter air quality rules.
The pesticide sulfoxaflor is "highly toxic" to bees and other insects, the groups say, and could be contributing to broader declines of bee populations around the world.
Human remains found in October by a Boy Scout troop in Crossville have been positively identified as a man from Florida.
The New York Giants got themselves in big trouble with an 0-6 start, and then began to climb out of... If you are the parent of a child enrolled in school, it would be a very good idea for you to take a... The Albany Devils defeated the Binghamton Senators 3-2 in a shootout to send the B-Sens to their fourth straight loss.
Eight Northeastern and mid-Atlantic governors on Monday petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require Midwestern states to curb ozone-forming pollution from their power plants, which they say travels downwind and poses health risks to their citizens.
That chemical compound, typically abbreviated as TCE, has contaminated the soil and groundwater of many former industrial sites across Minnesota, and around the US.
For 220 years, man filled Newtown Creek with so much industrial ick that the EPA declared it a Superfund site in 2010.
The Supreme Court will consider how the federal government can hold states, including Indiana, responsible for reducing pollutants from power plants that contribute to harmful levels of smog and soot in downwind states.
Inside an unmarked trailer at the end of an unmarked dirt road about 15 miles north of the nation's capital, a high-tech radar monitor beeps every 10 minutes in an effort to find out who is polluting Maryland's air.