Tag: Clean Air Act

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Supreme Court Limits EPA Authority to Regulate Power Plant Emissions

June 30, 2022

Via: PowerMag

The U.S. Supreme Court has curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) options for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) from power plants, an important environmental decision that could impact the federal government’s authority to enforce other regulations. The court in […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA Partially Approves, Disapproves CARB’s Clean Air Act Plan

January 16, 2020

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partially approving and partially disapproving a Clean Air Act (CAA) plan submitted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to implement the EPA’s Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA Proposes to Approve Emission Limits for Virginia MSW Landfills

November 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a Clean Air Act (CAA) plan submitted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VADEQ), as filed in the Federal Register. This plan was submitted to fulfill the requirements of […]

Basic Services, Emergency Services

EPA’s Final Regional Haze Guidance Highlights State Discretion, Flexibility

August 22, 2019

Via: PowerMag

New guidance issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Aug. 20 to help states prepare for the second implementation period of the federal regional haze program puts emphasis on “discretion and flexibilities” they can use to comply with long-standing […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

New York Gas Plant Comes Online Despite Opposition

October 2, 2018

Via: PowerMag

The Valley Energy Center in Orange County, New York, entered commercial operation on October 1 despite complaints from local officials and area residents about noise from the plant, among other concerns. Community members spoke out against the plant at public […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Owners Reverse Course, Will Keep Montana Coal Plant Online

August 10, 2017

Via: PowerMag

The operator of one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the Western U.S. will continue to run the plant, changing course about a year after a company executive said the facility was not economically viable. A spokesman for Talen […]

Electric Utility

Northeastern states sue EPA, want upwind states to control ozone

October 11, 2016

Via: AmericanPublicPower

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, leading a coalition of Northeastern states, filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court early this month against the Environmental Protection Agency, seeking action by the EPA to control ground-level ozone, or smog, coming […]