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Two massive Bay Area refineries have been required to achieve a 70 percent reduction in particulate matter emissions.
The patchwork of radiation protection laws for oil and gas waste in the U.S. is “inconsistent,” said an official with the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, which provides expertise on radiation protection for a number of different industries.
The state is not expected to have to pay back the $383 million that was transferred from a restricted conservation fund to balance budgets.

To possibly avoid a conspiracy conviction, Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp., the utility at the heart of a $61-million Ohio Statehouse bribery scandal, has agreed to pay a $230 million penalty for its role in the scheme.

The 565-megawatt coal-fired power station in Springdale was initially scheduled to retire in mid-September.
The Growing Climate Solutions Act would help farmers and foresters participate in carbon credit markets. Its opponents say it doesn’t go far enough.
Communities of color are more likely to support pollution controls, renewable energy and other climate policies than white communities.

A proposal to lay cables beneath the Columbia River is met with skepticism from an Indigenous activist and the river's advocates.

Scientists are starting to ask whether we've already reached a tipping point on climate change. The rest of us need to take the possibility seriously.
In conversation with Eric Dean Wilson, a professor who investigates the history and impact of artificial cooling on the environment.
Republicans say Tracy Stone-Manning’s past affiliation with eco-saboteurs makes her unqualified to run the Bureau of Land Management.
The automaker said it would invest 40 billion euros, or $47 billion, on electric cars, vans and light commercial vehicles by 2030.
The law aims to take the cost burden of recycling away from taxpayers. One environmental advocate said the change could be “transformative.”
The agreement infuriated both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, who accused the Biden administration of being soft on Russia.
The California utility said the work would involve about 10,000 miles of its network, a project potentially costing tens of billions of dollars.
It’s become fashionable to suggest climate activists are too hard on Joe Biden. Being hard on Joe Biden is what got climate spending into the infrastructure package.
In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, leading to the largest marine oil spill in history. More than a decade later, the oil and gas industry still dominates in the region. Oil's end result, in the form of a warming climate, has led to rising sea levels and erosion that are sinking the low-lying region into the sea.

A new law allows county governments to veto state-approved wind and solar projects.

The climate calculator lets users make decisions on things like flying, public transport, food and cars to see how they impact the UK's targets to fight climate change.

As the U.S. joins the rest of the world in fighting climate change, it will be critically important that power generators continue integrating renewable energy into their portfolios.

The aviation industry must pay for costly carbon removal technologies rather than rely on using the planting of trees to claim they are reducing emissions, the head of the Climate Change Committee has said.

The entire pandemic, as bad as it was, will just be absorbed into what is to come environmentally if we do not take drastic action to meet an ever-increasing severe global disaster. Polite, one-sided legislation just won't solve it.

The chancellor acknowledged that her efforts to counter climate change were "not sufficient" and gave a cautious welcome to an agreement with the Biden administration to avoid US sanctions over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Technology innovation is laying the pathway to help humanity in the energy transition we need to mitigate climate change.
As a Mountain Mama, I am a strong advocate for the protection of our lands and waters so that our children can enjoy the outdoors.

Shares of oil refiner PBF Energy Inc fell more than 10% on Northern California's new air pollution requirement that could possibly shut down the company's Martinez refinery in the state.

Transportation accounts for almost a third of all U.S. emissions and is the single largest source of climate-harming carbon pollution in the U.S.

Two former inspectors say they were "run off" after flagging problems on an ethane pipeline near Pittsburgh. Their claims highlight builders' control over safety checks.
The proposed rules don’t follow industry recommendations but also don’t go as far as some environmental and citizen groups requested.
New York’s sweeping climate law will prioritize environmental justice communities — once it decides who they are.
A proposal to lay cables beneath the Columbia River is met with skepticism from an Indigenous activist and the river’s advocates.

The city's Move PGH pilot, modeled on a concept pioneered in Finland, promises seamless integration of transportation modes — a buzzy idea that hasn't yet caught on.