Tag: Clean Air Act


EPA FILES FINAL BRIEF TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a final brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals (USCA) for the District of Columbia with oral arguments to be heard on June 2, 2016 for USCA Case #15-1363. The case is being heard on an expedited schedule because the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the implementation of the […]


EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Historic Clean Air Act Settlement

New cars are required to have window stickers that clearly identify the car’s fuel economy. The stickers allow car buyers to easily compare one vehicle to another and also to estimate annual fuel costs. Most people accept these numbers as accurate, although there is an understanding that fuel economy estimates are based on idealized testing […]


Progress in reduction of Urban Air Toxics – EPA’s Urban Air Toxics Report to Congress

U.S. EPA released the Second Integrated Urban Air Toxics Report to Congress which is the final of two reports required under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to inform Congress of progress in reducing public health risks from urban air toxics. Air toxics, also known as toxic air pollutants or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), are those […]


SMG attends GLI Environment and Energy Committee Meeting

Special Guest John Lyons, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, gave a presentation on August 13, 2014 to GLI members to discuss the potential impacts on Kentucky under the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions standards within the proposed “Clean Power Plan” rule issued under the authority of Section 111(d) within the […]


EPA Approves Jefferson County's Portion of the SIP for Startups and Shutdowns

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve part of a revision to the Kentucky State Implementation Plan (SIP), submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (KDAQ), on March 22, 2011. The proposed revision was submitted by KDAQ on behalf of the Louisville Metro Air Pollution […]