Clean Air Act


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Clean Air Act

A federal statute enacted in 1963 that was the first of a series of acts and amendments that exerted increasing federal pressure on air polluters to clean up their emissions.
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Cuna said that while the energy department is tasked "to determine fuel mixes," the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is the lead agency when it comes to implementing the Clean Air Act.
Schwarzenegger also called the policy 'stupid' and with regards to revoking of California's Clean Air Act pre-emption waiver, he said that the state of California has won before and it will win again.
Republic Act 8749, or the Clean Air Act of 1999, is the law that protects air quality, while an ECC is a vital requirement before any industrial establishment can be given the needed permits to engage in a business.
Under the agreement, Kimball Sand paid a penalty of $120,000 for its violations of the Clean Air Act.
Responding to the complaint, Dimagiba issued a statement denying that the DTI had been negligent in its duties, stressing that the agency was compliant with the provisions of the Clean Air Act.
The contract dissolves the firm's alleged violation of the risk management provisions of the Clean Air Act. According to this act, the companies have to develop and implement a risk management plan, if the facilities store chemicals in amounts exceeding regulatory thresholds.
Texas, along with an industry coalition that included coal and power companies, argued that the EPA isn't allowed to regulate greenhouse gas emissions because the Clean Air Act only explicitly allows it to regulate conventional air pollutants.
Environmental Protection Agency announced it has settled a case with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC for violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's manufacturing plant in Barceloneta, reports News Is My Business (May 13, 2014).
Some members of Congress have been at war with the Environmental Protection Agency in recent years over what they see as regulatory overreach by the agency when it comes to enforcing provisions of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.
A Texas company that owns a refinery in southwestern Louisiana pleaded guilty to felony violations of the federal Clean Air Act and obstructing justice and agreed to pay a record fine.