News and Events Involving Environmental Law, Published by Chicago Environmental Attorney Dave Scriven-Young
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Posts Tagged ‘air pollution’
  • Manufacturer Settles State Air Pollution Enforcement Action for $235,000

    Posted by on February 17, 2017
    The Illinois Attorney General's Office recently settled an environmental enforcement action concerning a calcined coke plant located at 12187 East 950th Avenue in Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois.  Calcined Petroleum Coke is a critical ingredient in the production of aluminum. The enforcement action sought civil penalties for alleged violations of the air pollution provisions of the Illino...
  • EPA Proposes Changing Air Pollution Standards for Nutritional Yeast Manufacturers

    Posted by on December 28, 2016
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently published a proposed rule that would amend the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Manufacturing of Nutritional Yeast source category.  This category includes any facility engaged in the manufacture of baker's yeast by fermentation (both active dry yeast and compressed yeast).  It also includes the following...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on August 1, 2011
    Here's an update of recent stories in the news involving Illinois environmental issues: President Obama announces agreement pledging to double overall fuel economy to 54.5 mpg by 2025.  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-us-obama-fueleconomy,0,2498668.story (more…)...

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