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Plastics company fights federal order to block PFAS production

by E & E News | December 11, 2023
The Houston-based Inhance Technologies filed a petition in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, less than a week after EPA sent Inhance orders to stop making nine likely harmful PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, as a result of its fluorination process. Independent ...

PFAS-laden waste shipments underreported, unregulated — report

by E & E News | November 10, 2023
The lack of sufficient regulations on waste containing “forever chemicals” leaves U.S. communities vulnerable to increased shipments of dangerous substances, according to a new report. The report, published Thursday by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, reveals ...

Greens ask BLM to enforce sage grouse rules in Wyoming

by E & E News | March 10, 2023
A coalition of environmental groups this week asked Bureau of Land Management Director Tracy Stone-Manning to stop her agency from granting exceptions to protective stipulations for greater sage grouse in Wyoming. The groups, led by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the ...

Pressure mounts over plastic company’s ‘forever chemicals’

by E & E News | February 13, 2023
Environmental advocates are cranking up pressure on regulators amid a high profile “forever chemicals” crisis that has implicated a plastics company. Two groups — the Center for Environmental Health and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — called on the ...

Greens slam stagnant federal grazing fee

by E & E News | February 7, 2023
While inflation has jacked up the prices of most goods and services, it hasn’t disrupted the price Western ranchers pay to graze cattle or other animals on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service announced at the end of January that the two agencies would ...
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