Keyword: EPA


EPA to Award $550 Million for Environmental Justice

24.02.2023 -

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has received $550 million from the Biden administration’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to spend on measures to remediate...


Plastics Industry Slams new US Legislative Proposal

12.12.2022 -

US chemicals and plastics producers have expectedly slammed a new legislative initiative called Protecting Communities from Plastics Act (PCPA) introduced by Democratic...


EPA Awards $7.7 Million for Chemical Risk Assessment

15.11.2022 -

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $7.7 million in research grant funding to 11 technology institutions to develop and evaluate innovative methods...


Biden and EPA Seek Supreme Court Workaround

08.07.2022 -

The administration of US president Joe Biden is looking for ways to work around the Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency...


Climate Change Threatens US Hazchem Plants

15.03.2022 -

Climate change poses a threat to nearly a third of the hazardous chemical facilities in US, a new analysis by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says. The...


EPA Brushes Over Most of Court Dicamba Ruling

12.06.2020 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said it will only partially implement last week’s order by the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate its registration of the...


EPA Sued over Halt to Pollution Monitoring

11.06.2020 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing a third lawsuit over its policy to suspend penalties for industrial companies that do not monitor emissions during the...


EPA Suspends Enforcement of Pollution Rules

30.03.2020 - For the undetermined duration of the coronavirus crisis, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a sweeping suspension of its enforcement of environmental laws. It...