Excerpts from this story referencing "Michael Dourson":
"… nel of outside scientists to review the new procedure. TERA was founded by Michael Dourson, a former EPA toxicologist and one of Honeycutt’s close friends. TERA of …"
"… ent, a spinoff of TERA—the consulting firm founded by Honeycutt's friend Michael Dourson. Both Dourson and Honeycutt sit on the alliance steering committee. Dourso …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas Commission on Environmental Quality":
"… Air-toxics data from 26 fixed stations around the region flow to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, known as the TCEQ. These monitors sample air either around the clock or o …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Ohio":
"… Control and Prevention, launched a seminal study of two Goodyear plants in Ohio that made Pliofilm, a thin rubber wrap. The research quantified for the fi …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Benzene":
"… 0 summary of the API’s research strategy, drafted by the group’s Benzene Task Force, explains that the research program “is designed to protect m …"
"… rs of “personal injury claims,” an email exchange among members of the Benzene Health Research Consortium urges deletion of “the reference to leg …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "United States":
"… ican tragedy.” Five million Americans at risk Benzene emissions in the United States have declined sharply since 1987, when federal regulators set the occupati …"
"… ng block.” Benzene ranks 17th among the top 20 chemicals produced in the United States, according to the federal government. The petrochemical industry’s deca …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Lake Charles":
"… e else. Last year we reached out to William Baggett Jr., a lawyer in Lake Charles, Louisiana, who had acquired more than 400,000 pages of documents from a d …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas":
"… nvestigating this topic, mostly in the Eagle Ford Shale formation of South Texas, for the past 18 months. A Yale University study released in September fo …"
"… tor of ShaleTest, an environmental data-collection nonprofit based in Texas. “And so we decided we would start doing some testing ourselves.” She …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Clean Air Act":
"… cases since 2012. …"
"… felonies, respectively. Each was convicted of five counts of violating the Clean Air Act by emitting coke oven gas from an unpermitted emission source, along with …"
"… d the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. They were acquitted of four Clean Air Act counts. Kamholz, but not the company, was convicted of obstruction of just …"
"… ase proved to be nearly unique: A rare criminal prosecution of the federal Clean Air Act. Prosecutors say the complexity of Clean Air Act cases makes them difficu …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Baytown, Texas":
"… , but has testified in pre-trial discovery. ‘An Invisible Poison’ In Baytown, Texas, about 250 miles from Baton Rouge, ExxonMobil operates the nation’s larg …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "BP PLC":
"… defined the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history — and sealed BP PLC’s reputation as a corporate polluter.But two weeks before the Deepwater …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Mary":
"… isor in OSHA's Region 3 office, covering Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C., urged inspectors to st …"
"… $10 million,” Michaels testified. “How can we tell Jeff Davis’ wife Mary, and their five children, that the penalty for killing fish and crabs is m …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Tonawanda":
"… isoned Places series, an investigation of lax Clean Air Act enforcement.In Tonawanda, N.Y., a small town outside of Buffalo, citizens used buckets and hand-hel …"
"… s and related health problems continued.When EPA inspectors finally raided Tonawanda Coke Corp. some five years later, they found benzene seeping out of the pl …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "pollution control":
"… equipment that pumped untreated toxic gas into the air and failing to use pollution controls required by its permit that would have prevented releases of hazardous pa …"
"… quirements. Among other things, he told them the plant didn’t have basic pollution control devices called baffles, which are required by the state.Coke comes out of …"
"… icial notices of its many alleged violations and demanding that it install pollution controls, fix leaks, and clean up toxic wastes.The EPA said it proved the company …"
"… hould be classified as a “major” source of benzene, which toughens its pollution control requirements. EPA’s threshold for being a major source: 10 tons per year …"