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Legal experts say mercury ruling could hinder new chemical regulations
Legal experts say mercury ruling could hinder new chemical regulations
A 2015 Supreme Court ruling that rejected federal power plant rules could undermine a forthcoming overhaul of chemical regulations, according to a group of legal experts.
20 states ask justices to halt embattled mercury rule
20 states ask justices to halt embattled mercury rule
On the heels of the Supreme Court freezing one major U.S. EPA rule curbing power plant emissions, state challengers are pushing the justices to block another. A coalition of 20 states on Feb. 23 asked Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to stay an...
Some states, utilities balk at disclosing locations of lead water pipes
Some states, utilities balk at disclosing locations of lead water pipes
Some states and water utilities are balking at the Environmental Protection Agency's call to post inventory information online about the number and locations of risky lead pipes in their systems, according to a review of documents obtained from 49 stat...
The internet of things could keep dirty coal plants in business
The internet of things could keep dirty coal plants in business
Faced with excess electricity generation capacity and plunging prices for wholesale electricity, Italian utility A2A shut down its gas-fired Chivasso plant, near Turin, in 2014. In early July, though, the plant was restarted.