Refinery Explosions Highlight Lack of Emission Reporting

by YubaNet.com | October 17, 2019
Washington, DC, Oct. 17, 2019 — A massive refinery explosion that this week paralyzed much of the San Francisco Bay Area raised uncertainties about the contents of the massive chemical plume coating neighboring communities.  A new regulation requiring that regulators, responders, and ...

“Forever Chemical” Requires Cradle to Grave Approach

by YubaNet.com | September 19, 2019
Washington, DC, Sept. 19, 2019 — The absence of any federal standards for tracking and managing wastes contaminated with per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) poses a major and growing threat to our health, water, and soil, according to a rule-making petition filed today by Public ...

NHTSA Snuffs Carbon Monoxide Safeguards

by YubaNet.com | September 5, 2019
Washington, DC, Sept. 5, 2019 — More than 1,500 people die annually from motor vehicle-related carbon monoxide poisoning, yet the nation’s transportation safety watchdog has taken no preventative actions, according to documents obtained through a lawsuit brought by Public Employees ...
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