On December 27, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced changes to the Mercury Air Toxics Standard (MATS) established in 2012. EPA will accept comments on the proposed changes for 60 days after publication in the Federal Register, which was expected to occur by mid-January. The MATS requires reduction of mercury air emissions from electric utility coal and oil fired boilers. … More Will the U.S. EPA Back Away from Reducing Mercury Pollution?
Climate change presents growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of economic growth in the United States. … More New Federal Report Predicts Increasing Environmental and Ecological Costs due to Climate Change in the United States.
On October 1st, Tom Hauge presented testimony to the Joint Committee on the Review of Administrative Rules (JCRAR) regarding an emergency rule enacted by DNR to strengthen deer farm fencing regulations and regulate the transport of deer carcasses. … More Green Fire testifies on CWD Emergency Rules