clean air act
December 15, 2016 -
A Louisiana environmental health advocate says that if President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, does for the world what he's done for Louisiana, "God help us."
December 7, 2012 -
Two weeks before the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 workers and spewing millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP was spewing a different kind of pollution -- leading to a $500 billion lawsuit that has received far less attention.
October 2, 2012 -
A citizen lawsuit under the Clean Air Act seeks to force the Environmental Protection Agency to impose stricter limits on hazardous air pollution from oil refineries, which has been linked to cancer and other serious health problems.
June 27, 2012 -
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejects Ken Cuccinelli's challenge to the EPA's finding that unregulated greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to human health and safety. Cuccinelli, who's running for governor, says he'll take the case to the Supreme Court.
November 30, 2011 -
A new report tallies a disturbing number of accidents at the state's oil refineries in 2010 -- and offers recommendations for addressing the problem.
November 7, 2011 -
An investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR has obtained a list of chronic Clean Air Act violators, and the South comes in second only to the Midwest in terms of the regions with the greatest number of polluters on it.
November 2, 2011 -
The Dallas-based company received notice last week that it was being sued over an alleged 38,000 violations of the Clean Air Act at two of its coal-fired power plants.