• May 18, 2022

Tags : epa

Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Texas Regional Haze Plan

A coalition of conservation groups is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over changes to the Texas Regional Haze Plan. The suit maintains that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the agency’s own regulations by replacing the plan with a new agreement that allows coal-fired power plants in Texas to emit higher levels of pollutants. Michael Soules, […]Read More

Young Sentinels Watch Over NM Water

VALDEZ, N.M. – “Water Sentinels” is a volunteer monitoring program started by the Sierra Club to survey rivers and streams the Environmental Protection Agency has neglected. And in rural New Mexico, its membership is increasingly made up of school kids. They inspect the Rio Hondo, Rio Fernando, Rio Pueblo and Red River for toxins that […]Read More

Senator Cornyn Issues Statement on Administration Repealing Obama EPA Regulations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order repealing the job-killing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations put in place by the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan: “For eight years the Obama Administration’s draconian regulatory regime hindered job growth and hit Texans at the pump […]Read More

In Texas, EPA Proposing more Emissions Restrictions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to withdraw a plan aimed at reducing haze in Texas’ national parks and tamping down on toxic air emissions. But it’s also quietly proposing another. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton celebrated this summer when the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a federally crafted plan aimed at […]Read More