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EPA weighs regulating more ‘forever chemicals’ under Superfund law

by E&E Greenwire | April 13, 2023
Industry groups such as the American Chemistry Council have been staunch critics of EPA’s proposed rule. ACC said in an email that the group is “skeptical that a credible case can be made to list these seven chemistries under CERCLA.” “PFAS are a diverse universe of ...

EPA targets ‘forever chemicals’ in historic water rule

by E&E Greenwire | March 14, 2023
Multiple major organizations shared similar sentiments. Erik Olson, a senior health expert with the Natural Resources Defense Council, called the proposal “groundbreaking,” while Earthjustice attorney Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz said that it was “necessary” and “long overdue.” Still ...

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 ...

Study reups concern over ‘forever chemicals’ seeping into goods

by E&E Greenwire | March 8, 2023
“This is sort of the nail in the coffin; this is evidence that it’s there and we should be very careful with these containers,” said University of Notre Dame physics professor Graham Peaslee, co-author of the study. The study was championed by two environmental groups, ...

Ice age fossils slow massive power line for renewable energy

by E&E Greenwire | March 2, 2023
The results of the studyconducted in September by a third-party contractor — in collaboration with NPS senior paleontologist Vincent Santucci, two U.S. Geological Survey geologists and the monument’s former acting superintendent — found “deposits deemed to have a high ...
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