Monday, May 29, 2017
Johnson Thermal Systems in Idaho requests air quality general permit

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced Thursday that Johnson Thermal Systems Inc. in Caldwell, Idaho has requested an air quality general permit or its industrial construction facility at 1711 Slipstream Way.
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Corporate officials express support for EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Officials from 365 companies -- including General Mills, Mars, Nestle Staples, Unilever and Ceres -- and their investors sent a letter supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan to 29 state governors across the nation today.
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EPA settles with Pioneer Cold over Clean Air Act violations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Pioneer Valley Refrigerated Warehouse (Pioneer Cold), based in Chicopee, Massachusetts, over violations of the Clean Air Act related to anhydrous ammonia handling that was not in line with the chemical release prevention requirements.
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Alaska’s North Slope Borough to pay nearly $450,000 in EPA fines

Alaska’s North Slope Borough will pay a fine of nearly $450,000 according to the terms of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
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Arkansas wins $243,000 EPA grant for lead-based paint program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that it has awarded the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) a $243,000 grant to bolster the state’s lead-based paint program, providing for its administration and enforcement.
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President Obama, EPA unveil final Clean Power Plan

Plan expected to save consumers $155 billion between 2020 and 2030.
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Chamber of Commerce CEO reacts to final EPA Clean Power Plan

Donohoe condemns regulation for vast upgrades required of nation's electrical grid
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Solar Energy Industries Association supports EPA's Clean Power Plan

President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Rhone Resch spoke out on behalf of the solar power industy in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan in a statement issued today in advance of the finalized rule’s release.
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Assurant Rapid City building earns Energy Star certification

Award marks seventh consecutive year that company has been honored by U.S. government.
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Edison Electric Institute's president anticipates final release of Clean Power Plan

President of Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Tom Kuhn has responded to the imminent release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which will be the first regulation on carbon emissions from existing power plants, with a statement issued on Aug. 2.
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Advanced Energy Economy voices support for EPA's Clean Power Plan

Malcolm Woolf, Advanced Energy Economy's (AEE) senior vice president for policy and government affairs, issued a statement on Monday on behalf of the national business organization in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalized Clean Power Plan.
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Senator: Clean Power Plan will be job killer, electricity-rate booster

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) released a statement on Monday condemning the final version of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first regulation on carbon emissions from power plants, also unveiled on Monday by President Obama.
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Energy group: Only thing Clean Power Plan will reduce is jobs

Responding to Monday's release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan, the Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) released a statement condemning the regulation, which is the first to limit carbon pollution from power plants.
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Environmental Law & Policy Center issues support for EPA Clean Power Plan

In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s release of its final Clean Power Plan regulation on Tuesday, Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) Executive Director Howard Learner issued a statement commending the agency for its bold, yet flexible, rule.
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EPA chief: Clean Power Plan to engineer 'cleaner, safer future'

President Obama unveiled the final version of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan on Monday, the first regulation to impose carbon-pollution limits on fossil fuel-fired power plants.
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Partnership for a Better Energy Future critical of EPA's Clean Power Plan

The Partnership for a Better Energy Future (PBEF), a group of organizations and trade associations, criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan in a release issued on Monday, calling the regulation expansive and far-reaching.
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Final Clean Power Plan more ambitious, yet more flexible for states

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan, unveiled on Monday by President Obama, aims to cut 70 million more tons of carbon pollution than the original proposal, while allowing states more flexibility in their implementation of its measures.
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Ameresco responds to EPA's finalized Clean Power Plan

Energy efficiency and renewable energy company Ameresco Inc. responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalized Clean Power Plan on Tuesday, urging states to use the services in efforts to drive compliance.
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Arizona lawmaker praises EPA for reducing Clean Power Plan mandate

U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) issued a statement on Tuesday commending the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for scaling back her state’s carbon-pollution reduction mandate in the final Clean Power Plan, which reduced the state’s target from a 52 percent reduction by 2030 to 34 percent.
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EPA seeks public comment on new pesticide risk assessment guidance document

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on a drafted document that would guide the screening level analysis of pesticide chemicals to judge their toxicity, according to a release issued on July 30.
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