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Savannah River Site board favors service projects over fines

...the violation as determined by local regulators and enforced through settlements consistent with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy and America's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, according to the board.It must also require...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-17/savannah-river-site-boar
Needless regulation

...climate change plan through his ever-expanding regulatory machine.The new Clean Power Plan announced by the Environmental Protection Agency aims to reduce carbon emissions at power plants 32 percent by 2030, largely by shutting down coal-fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-22/needless-regulation
Spinning a spill

...drive the point home.Obviously, not every ecological disaster ends this well. Just the ones caused by the Environmental Protection Agency, apparently.Most reasonable people understand that if the Animas River "accident" had been caused by a private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-20/spinning-spill
South Carolina grants temporary stay on penalties at SRS salt-waste plant

...Tank 16 ahead of the Oct. 27 deadline in the Federal Facility Agreement among DOE, DHEC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Dean Campbell, spokesman for Savannah River Remediation, said SRS has 51 million-gallon waste tanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-04/south-carolina-grants-tempora
October US auto sales rise nearly 15 percent

...Audi sales rose 17 percent in October, while Porsche's rose 11 percent.That could change. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday accused VW of cheating on six-cylinder Audi and Porsche models, a charge VW denies.Among other automakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-03/october-us-auto-sales-rise
There's no defending this

...paper-pushing agencies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Labor and the Environmental Protection Agency.Obama "will not fix defense without fixing non-defense spending," according to a White House statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-11-03/theres-no-defending
Savannah River Nature Center project on track

...to take the results of a federal study released last week to apply for a brownfield grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to secure the $40 million in estimated cleanup costs needed to clear the property of contaminants.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-11/savannah-river-nature-center-
Top US official denies knowledge in VW scandal

...in the alleged manipulation and explain how it was carried out, prosecutors said.In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department are conducting a criminal investigation. VW also potentially faces billions in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-08/top-us-official-denies-knowledge-vw
Who knew about it and who directed it? 'Tsunami' of legal trouble for VW in emissions scandal

...designed to help cheat emissions tests.The Environmental Protection Agency has accused VW of installing stealth software...served as general counsel of the California Environmental Protection Agency.The problems at VW come as the Justice Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-27/who-knew-about-it-and-who-
Volkswagen CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal

...euros (around $28 billion) wiped off its market value in the first two days of trading after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that VW is violating the Clean Air Act.Winterkorn, VW's boss since 2007, had come under intense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-23/volkswagen-ceo-steps-down-