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Supreme Court To Review EPA Mercury Limits

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that uph...

Court Rules In Favor Of EPA, Not Industry

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other haz...

Urgent: Tell Your Senators to Protect Public Health -- Don't Roll Back EPA's Mercury Standards

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

A big Senate vote this week will determine the fate of mercury safeguards that continue to garner overwhelming support from Americans nationwide. These long overdue safeguards are poised to protect millions of Americans from dangerous air pollutants.

EPA Needs to '86' Mercury Forever!

Ina Pinkney | Posted 08.05.2012 | Chicago
Ina Pinkney

Chefs and politicians may have little in common, but we do share an obligation to keep people healthy. In my business, when we say we had to '86' an item, it means it's no longer available. Congress needs to '86' mercury pollution forever.

What If Polluter Washington Lobbyists Were Replaced With Asthmatic Children?

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

We support strong clean air standards that will safeguard our health, our families and our planet. Clean, healthy air and water are fundamental American rights.

Mercury Pollution Reduction Standards Protect Children's Health and the Great Lakes

Howard Learner | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Howard Learner

Let's move forward with these common-sense national mercury pollution reduction standards to protect children's health and the Great Lakes and other community waterways for all.

EPA Proposes First Standard For Coal Plant Mercury Pollution

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a proposal to regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants, including rules limit...

EPA Afraid Of GOP? Stricter Pollution Limits Delayed

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is delaying new rules that would impose stricter limits on several harmful air pollutants &ndas...

New EPA Rule Targets Harmful Mercury Emissions, Would Cut Them By More Than 50 Percent

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- New federal rules are in the works to limit the amount of mercury and other harmful pollutants released from boilers and solid waste inc...

Mercury Pollution From Many Power Plants Rose, Despite Widely-Available Pollution Controls

McClatchy | Renee Schoof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Many of America's coal-fired power plants lack widely available pollution controls for the highly toxic metal mercury, and mercury emiss...