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Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...some diesel fuel."Two crew members were taken to the hospital with injuries, she said.According to the Environmental Protection Agency Web site, hydrochloric acid is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes, in electroplating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/allendale-county-train-wreck-
Richmond County chemical releases rose slightly in 2013

...increased slightly from 2012 to 2013, reversing three consecutive years of decreases, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.The statistics from the annual Toxics Release Inventory said the county's releases increased to 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/richmond-county-chemical-rele
Georgia lawmakers need to protect taxpayers from the oppressive EPA

...on our state are constitutional ? which they aren't.The Clean Power Plan, which was created by the Environmental Protection Agency, forces states to drastically cut their greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years. Georgia has to cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/georgia-lawmaker
County sick from sludge?

...of up to 100,000 chemicals in use today.The Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have never, to my knowledge, studied human health impacts from exposure to the sewage sludge via air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-13/county-sick-sludge
Oil prices could cut into ethanol profits, but demand strong with federal biofuel mandate

...biofuels standard, which plays an important role in the ethanol market, could change sometime this year. The Environmental Protection Agency has suggested it might relax some of the targets that Congress has set, such as lowering the 2014 corn-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/oil-prices-could-cut-ethan
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
Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan becomes Georgia issue

ATLANTA - Georgia's utility regulators filed a formal objection to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, and legislators are expected to propose other roadblocks making the federal rule a state issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-02/environmental-protection-agen
Clean-energy plan flawed

For states with nuclear power plants or where new reactors are under construction, the Environmental Protection Agency's blindness to its importance in carbon mitigation is alarming.Nuclear power's environmental record is impressive. In 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
Hyundai, Kia to pay US $100 million to end probe of overstated mileage

...overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers on 1.2 million vehicles.The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced the penalty Monday. It is the first under new rules aimed at limiting the amount of heat-trapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-03/hyundai-kia-pay-us-100-mil
Mercedes-Benz, Nissan debuting 2015 models

...enters the small market for fully electric cars in the U.S. with the B-Class hatchback. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that its 177-horsepower motor can go 85 miles on a charge, but Mercedes claims that's closer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-11-20/mercedes-benz-nissan-debuting