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"… t of Carbon Wars, published Oct. 11, looked at how enforcement of the Clean Air Act is hampered by federal and state cutbacks as well as political recalcitran …"

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"… lators and politicians over the past three years. With the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970, Congress pledged to protect public health with the guarantee of s …"

"… 50 states, as well as the EPA and the U.S. Census Bureau, to try to assess Clean Air Act enforcement nationwide. Among the Center’s findings: Forty state …"

"… nearly a quarter and Michigan's by a fifth. Florida has filed only one Clean Air Act case involving asbestos — a deadly mineral long used in building materia …"

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"… local coal plant and shut down in 1998, its closure blamed in part on the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990. Marvin Bruner, who worked there 31 years, had to retir …"

"… uanced. They’ve seen coal companies open new mines in the area since the Clean Air Act amendments — non-union ones. Bil Musgrave, 60, who contracted a rare bil …"

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"… an the other way around. That’s part of what Congress intended with the Clean Air Act, said Janice Nolen, the group’s assistant vice president of national pol …"

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"… dards since August 2012, making the city vulnerable to sanctions under the Clean Air Act. The study’s findings also have implications beyond San Antonio. In Fe …"

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"… g a Clean Water Act prosecution of Wal-Mart in California, and a Clean Air Act criminal and civil case against a New York plant that …"

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"… hnique that's been used for decades to assess regional compliance with the Clean Air Act. But natural gas facilities have sporadic emission spikes that last just a …"

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"… 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 …"

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"… 00 dangerous chemicals in the air by passing a series of amendments to the Clean Air Act. That goal remains unfulfilled. Today, hundreds of communities are still e …"

"… emissions. Frequently, state regulators — the primary enforcers of the Clean Air Act — fail to investigate thousands of reports of accidental emissions. &nbs …"

"… ies can get away with releasing more pollution than allowed by the federal Clean Air Act — with few or no repercussions. These incidents skirt normal pollution c …"

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"… ies can get away with releasing more pollution than allowed by the federal Clean Air Act — with little to no repercussions. At times, she says, “It’s like h …"

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"… , but legislation and reality often collide. On the contrary, the federal Clean Air Act was meant to reduce harmful emissions by requiring continuous pollution li …"

"… way.’ ” Frequently, state regulators — the primary enforcers of the Clean Air Act — fail to investigate the thousands of reports of emissions events they …"

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"… e better. An EPA study predicts, for instance, that 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act will prevent some 230,000 premature deaths by 2020. In a speech last year, …"

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"… nce Assurance. The watch lists include allegedly chronic violators of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, which …"

"… orts found that there were some 1,600 “high priority violators” of the Clean Air Act – nearly 400 of which were on the EPA’s watch list – and that federa …"

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"… d spend $5 million on environmental mitigation projects, the EPA said in a Clean Air Act pact announced June 29.“This settlement will improve air quality in Wisc …"

"… nts in Alma and Genoa, Wis. The Sierra Club filed a civil lawsuit alleging Clean Air Act violations in 2010. Those same allegations were repeated in an EPA notice …"

"… d New Source Review and New Source Performance Standards provisions of the Clean Air Act.Shahla Werner, Wisconsin chapter director of the Sierra Club, told the Cen …"

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"… il condemned eight coal-burning utility companies Tuesday for flouting the Clean Air Act and spending millions to lobby against pollution controls.In a report,&nbs …"

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"… under George W. Bush, urged the EPA Tuesday to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to impose stricter safety standards on American chemical facilities vulner …"

"… chemical plants to use safer processes in the months after 9/11. Under the Clean Air Act’s general duty clause, Whitman said, the EPA had the authority to requir …"

"… sure that high-risk chemical facilities fulfill their obligation under the Clean Air Act … ” The letter quotes then-Sen. Obama’s own 2006 reference to chemic …"

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"… as issued a $1 million fine against a global plastics producer for alleged Clean Air Act violations at its plants in two small, polluted communities seven hours ap …"

"… thernmost tip of Indiana.The EPA’s 15-count complaint said SABIC skirted Clean Air Act rules on monitoring and repairing equipment leaks, complying with chemical …"

"… ssions by up to 137 tons per year.The EPA has brought several other recent Clean Air Act cases. Last November, for instance, Dow Chemical in Midland, Mich., agreed …"

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"… A has the power to regulate chemical security under 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act, Whitman noted, writing that that the act’s “general duty” clause …"

"… vironmental Justice Advisory Council also recommended that Jackson use the Clean Air Act to overcome “fatal flaws” in the current law.The flaws “are particul …"

"… tacks, then-EPA administrator Whitman “seriously considered” using the Clean Air Act to shore up chemical security, she wrote Jackson. “After careful conside …"

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"… ates have taken months and even years to sanction facilities violating the Clean Air Act — even those the government itself has called HPVs, such as the Old Town …"

"… ease was part of a joint CPI/NPR investigation into lax enforcement of the Clean Air Act in hundreds of communities nationwide. Following last year’s investigati …"

"… ’s investigation, the EPA, for the first time, made the lists of alleged Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act violators avai …"

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"… ty and NPR reported in the Poisoned Places series, an investigation of lax Clean Air Act enforcement.In Tonawanda, N.Y., a small town outside of Buffalo, citizens …"

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"… d be lower, there’s a process for doing that. But the whole point of the Clean Air Act is to set a reasonable ceiling on allowable pollution and let the communit …"

"… .Q: To what extent does the political influence of large industries affect Clean Air Act enforcement at the state level?A: We are well past the point where that’ …"

"… s not optimal. At the end of the day, Congress has not taken a look at the Clean Air Act in 22 years. [Updating the law would diminish] the prospect of litigation …"

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"… uccess is a telling snapshot of how, when industry flexes its muscles over Clean Air Act issues, it often wins. From Kansas to Louisiana to Texas, Wisconsin and Oh …"

"… n Agency’s own inspector general – detail industry’s role in shaping Clean Air Act regulations meant to protect communities from dirty air.The academics’ s …"

"… , EPA Must Improve Oversight of State Enforcement, documents breakdowns in Clean Air Act enforcement that can translate into fewer health protections for communiti …"

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"… e EPA to reduce emissions from the power industry since the passage of the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990. While the standard was issued last Friday, interest gr …"

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"… tility regulations.Regulation of power plant emissions was required by the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990 but has languished for years. “I think from day one e …"

"… nd several of them have timelines more stringent than those imposed by the Clean Air Act.”If nothing else, environmentalists and coal executives can agree that t …"

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"… Port Townsend AirWatchers filed suit on Dec. 6 under a clause of the Clean Air Act that allows citizens to hold the EPA accountable for carrying out the prov …"

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"… wrote.The Corpus Christi and Ford Heights complaints are among at least 15 Clean Air Act cases pending with OCR; three of these cases date to the 1990s. Twenty-thr …"

"… bsp;Chicago Legal Clinic, who wrote the Ford Heights complaint.Most of the Clean Air Act complaints filed with OCR cited facilities included on the EPA’s list of …"

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"… r pollutants — a task assigned by Congress in the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act — the Environmental Protection Agency has been “grossly delinquent,” …"

"… watch list,” for example, includes serious or chronic offenders of the Clean Air Act that have not faced formal enforcement action — sometimes for years. …"

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"… this to be a great community with quality air, too,” she said.While the Clean Air Act delegated enforcement duties to the states, the U.S. Environmental Protect …"

"… ernal “watch list,” which includes serious or chronic violators of the Clean Air Act that have faced no formal enforcement action for nine months or more. GPC …"

"… cles in Muscatine to avoid a designation by the EPA – nonattainment of a Clean Air Act standard – that could jeopardize the area’s economic future.Near the p …"

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"… efects and other health issues — more than 20 years after passage of the Clean Air Act. Catch up on the entire Poisoned Places series, use an interactive map to …"

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