Many environmental regulations have been in place for years and provide a certain level of continuity. However, the national ambient air quality standard for ozone has not proven itself a model of stability over the years. more

Nov 2, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation’s biofuels policy. more

Oct 20, 2017 9:17 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Iowa Falls plant is the fifth plant to be approved for cellulosic ethanol production using Edeniq’s technology more

Oct 18, 2017 9:38 AM Renewables

The EPA continues to implement the de-regulatory agenda of President Trump. One rule now being reviewed for repeal and revision is the Clean Water Rule. more

Oct 16, 2017 12:54 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to repeal the so-called “Clean Power Plan (CPP).” more

Oct 11, 2017 9:07 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Gov. Phil Scott issued an Executive Order, forming the Vermont Interagency Committee on Chemical management; NIOSH released a new, free, mobile app to help workers stay safe; BCSP has intiated a "Choose Safety" campaign...;EPA awarded $1,592,713... more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Trump administration has made it no secret that it seeks to unleash the potential of American-produced energy. more

Sep 28, 2017 7:00 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Following through with a commitment to eliminating the backlog of new chemical cases stuck in EPA's review processes upon his confirmation, Scott Pruitt, EPA administrator, is reporting that backlog is eliminated. more

Sep 1, 2017 7:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved emergency fuel waiver requests from the Texas and Georgia officials, temporarily easing gasoline and diesel fuel requirements to address potential shortages caused by Tropical Storm Harvey. more

Aug 31, 2017 10:40 AM Refining/Petrochemical

President Trump has signaled a desire to reduce the burden caused by environmental regulations. more

Aug 14, 2017 9:06 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Environmental Protection Agency will reject a proposed overhaul of the U.S. biofuels program that would have shifted blending responsibility away from refining companies further down the fuel supply chain. more

Aug 4, 2017 9:30 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Attorneys general from 15 states filed a legal challenge on Tuesday over the Trump administration's delay of Obama-era rules reducing emissions of smog-causing air pollutants. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:49 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said the agency must ensure Volkswagen AG's excess diesel emissions is not repeated and will treat improper behavior by automakers "very aggressively," Reuters reported. more

Jul 14, 2017 10:29 AM Chemical Processing

The EPA awarded a $1,094,000 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality MDEQ to assist the state in cleaning up petroleum contamination from leaking underground storage tanks. more

Jun 30, 2017 8:49 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday proposed a 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, as the White House seeks to eliminate climate change programs and trim initiatives to protect air and water quality. more

Mar 17, 2017 11:19 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is withdrawing an Obama-era request that oil and natural gas companies provide information on methane emissions at oil and gas operations, reported the Associated Press. more

Mar 6, 2017 2:08 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The EPA has finalized a rule amending its Risk Management Program (RMP) regulations to reduce the likelihood of accidental releases at chemical facilities and improve emergency response activities when those releases occur. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Although coal has been hardest hit by regulations from the Obama administration, the oil and gas sector has seen its fair share over the past several years. more

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