"… the landmark rule could have the spotlight.“Last week, we finalized the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or MATS, a rule that will protect millions of fa …"
"… s power plants across the country could release into the air we breathe.”Mercury, a coal combustion byproduct, is a potent neurotoxin linked to decreased m …"
"… Congress is out of session Monday to release the final language.The draft Mercury and Air Toxics Standard proposed in March, which will likely mirror the fi …"
"… d make fish, and the people who eat them healthier, environmentalists say. Mercury, a coal combustion byproduct, is a potent neurotoxin linked to decreased m …"
"… er this month. …"
"… y other industrial source, according to a study published last Thursday by Environment America, an advocacy group spun off from the Public Interest Research Grou …"
"… y Time-Out Act – was also introduced to the Senate during the same month.Environment America is hoping its study of America’s most polluting coal-fired power …"
"… scrutiny or enforcement.Ridding the nation’s air of nearly 200 dangerous chemicals has proved anything but easy. “It’s a little bit of a hit-or-miss appr …"
"… resentatives this fall would leave many communities vulnerable to airborne chemicals, among them the Philadelphia suburb of Chester, Pa., which has more than a …"
"… ticipated speedier results. Rather than requiring standards for individual chemicals, a tortuous process that, it was feared, would lead to lengthy delays, Con …"
"… ntrol technology.”But these rules can still allow significant amounts of chemicals to escape. “They provide far less protection than the Clean Air Act requ …"
"… e hazardous substance releases that the EPA noted were on the rise in 2007:Mercury up 38 percent, mostly from mining industry facilities.PCBs up 40 percent. …"