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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
Agencies are attack dogs

...administration, the IRS has been a weapon to trample the constitutional rights of citizens. The IRS, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies have become a law unto themselves ? the fourth branch of government. Woe to anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/agencies-are-attack-dogs
Support cleaner energy

In the wake of President Obama's announcement on his climate action plan, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed limits to carbon emissions from power plants. Their new rules not only should help curb climate change but also provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy
FBI issues AC coolant warning

...The FBI is warning people to be on alert for refrigerant substitutes that have not been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. Some contain propane, which is flammable and can explode or catch fire if, for example, a technician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/fbi-issues-ac-coolant-warnin
Company to pay $2 million to clean up South Carolina fertilizer plant

...of an old fertilizer plant in Spartanburg.The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reviewed the project to neutralize metals found in the soil at the old IMC fertilizer plant.Work in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-27/company-pay-2-million-clean-s
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...hands without congressional approval.The justices said in a 5-4 vote along ideological lines that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot apply a permitting provision of the Clean Air Act to new and expanded power plants, refineries and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
Georgia senators call federal water rule a 'power grab'

...with other Republicans in the Senate in cosponsoring legislation to halt implementation of a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Corps of Engineers known as the "waters of the United States" rule. In it, the two agencies spell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-25/ga-senators-call-fed-wat
South Carolina gets poor ranking for beach water quality

...overblown. Fifteen percent of the water quality samples taken in South Carolina last summer exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recommended standard for safe swimming. Nationally, 10 percent of the samples taken exceeded the standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/south-carolina-gets-poor-rank
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...used in boats, cars, buildings and electrical goods, and in other products, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Inhaling it can irritate the larynx, cause coughing, headaches and eye irritation.There were conflicting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Scientist questions report ranking Savannah River third most toxic in America

...Illinois and Kentucky, and the Upper New River in Virginia. The report used 2012 data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Environment Georgia Director Jennette Gayer said Georgia's waterways need to be protected by the Clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/report-ranking-savannah-rive