Tag: epa

Greed Trumps Clean Energy at PNM

At last, the truth is coming out. PNM is fighting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to clean up the company’s coal-fired San Juan Generating Station not because they want to protect ratepayers and not because they have a better plan. It’s because they don’t have any money. […]

Ozone Déjà Vu

The Obama Administration’s refusal to listen to its scientists reared its ugly head last month when the President in early September abandoned plans to strengthen nationwide limits on ground-level ozone, the key ingredient of smog. But that wasn’t the only scientific sell-out we’ve seen of late.  And it […]

Fracking vs. Clean Air: Hearings Wrap-up

The EPA this week held public hearings on a proposal to ratchet up protection for public health and welfare in the face of oil and gas drilling.  In Pittsburgh, Denver, and today in Dallas, the message was resounding:  The EPA’s rules promise less air pollution, greater savings for […]

An Update on North Dakota

Speaking of North Dakota, the state’s efforts to sabotage EPA’s clean air plan just got derailed in federal court today. After EPA failed to meet its deadline to ensure North Dakota had a legally adequate clean air plan in place, WildEarth Guardians filed suit to enforce the Clean […]

Something’s Gassy in North Dakota

It’s bad enough that North Dakota officials have the gall to assert a clean air plan proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency will do nothing for public health, when in fact the plan will reduce tens of thousands of tons of toxic air pollution from several coal-fired power […]