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Posts Tagged ‘smog’
  • Illinois Attorney General Wins Lawsuit Over Trump Administration Regarding Smog Regulations

    Posted by on March 16, 2018
    A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration failed to timely designate the areas of the country that have "attainment" (meeting) or "nonattainment" (not meeting) with the ground-level ozone standards established in 2015.  When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency missed an October 1, 2017 deadline, fourteen states (including Illinois), the District of Columbia, and several enviro...
  • U.S. EPA Proposes Approval of Illinois Rules Relating to Volatile Organic Compounds

    Posted by on December 8, 2011
    Manufacturers and other companies face a tough challenge keeping up with the environmental regulations that are enforced by federal, state, and local agencies.  Some of the most puzzling regulations govern the amount of pollutants that can be emitted into the air. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed in the Federal Register to approve several new rules governing Vola...
  • President Obama Announces EPA Will Not Modify Bush-Era Smog Standards

    Posted by on September 5, 2011
    Happy Labor Day everyone!  I hope you will have a chance to have a little rest and relaxation today.  The most interesting environmental story to come out recently was President Obama's announcement on Friday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not finalize its proposed rule to set more stringent smog standards.  This will leave in place standards that were put into place under P...
  • 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.,0,2498668.story (more…)...

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