In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court decided Thursday to limit how the nation's main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants.
An Iowa-based company that mixes and transports chemicals for customers in the printing, coating, and cleaning industries has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle federal environmental violations and ensure safety at six plants in Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a pair of high-profile lawsuits challenging the Obama administration's sweeping plan to address climate change, saying it's too early to challenge a proposed rule that isn't yet final.
A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms.
Don’t be fooled by the hype around the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent greenhouse gas decision.
The U.S. Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming. But a divided court also rebuked environmental regulators for taking too much authority into their own hands without congressional approval.
The six largest settlements reported to Wisconsin Law Journal in 2013.
The Wisconsin Public Service Corp., a utility company, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit alleging violations of the Clean Air Act.
Wisconsin utilities have agreed to spend more than $1 billion to clean up aging coal-fired power plants under a settlement with federal regulators announced Monday.
The U.S. Department of Justice says the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. has agreed to pay a $1.2 million civil penalty and make substantial investments in pollution controls in order to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act.
By Pete Yost Associated Press Washington — A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a tough new clean air requirement limiting sulfur dioxide emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency regulation is designed to prevent people with asthma from exposure to short-term bursts of sulfur dioxide. Several corporations and industrial associations along with several states […]
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