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Court orders EPA to alter rules

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/court-orders-epa-alter-rul
Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...missing its own emissions goals, and that's before any regulations now being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and international agencies.The industry's international trade group has pledged to stop increasing emissions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/airlines-are-looking-biofu
Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...Attorney General Sam Olens.Georgia is leading a multistate challenge to a newly adopted rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Olens says the rule greatly expands federal authority beyond what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Keep on trucking

...struggling to comply.But every once in a while, an exception comes along.One of those appears to be the new Environmental Protection Agency rules on heavy-duty trucks, which aim to increase fuel efficiency and decrease carbon dioxide emissions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-05/keep-trucking
Usher the return of the citizen legislator by imposing term limits

...regulations continues with complete disregard for the people they affect.From the Internal Revenue Service to the Environmental Protection Agency, big government is taxing and regulating almost every aspect of our lives. Too many people are tangled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/usher-return-cit
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...Committee, meanwhile, will devote much of Thursday to debate on a $31 billion spending bill slashing the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by more than $500 million and seeking to block the agency on clean air and water regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...as well as regulators; the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. All have worked well together to meet this tank milestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/important-steps-
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...Atlanta on Tuesday to voice their concerns.About 15 people from Augusta will attend the hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, said April Wilson, a member of the local chapter of the Sierra Club."We want the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr
Graniteville invited to public meeting Thursday on brownfield grant

...tracking and community partnerships and projects with local businesses.Several guest speakers from the Environmental Protection Agency, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Charleston and other groups will give updates on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-06/graniteville-invited-public-
Fouling the water

...Act rules, here's a mnemonic: EPA ? Every Puddle in America.Not every puddle would fall under new Environmental Protection Agency regulations. But that's not far off.Tens of millions of acres of private land would be subject to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-02/fouling-water