Power plants will have to comply with EPA rule on curtailing mercury

EPA victory – SCOTUS won’t block mercury rules for coal power plants

Published on June 13th, 2016 | by Meteor Blades

By Meteor Blades Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of those challenging the Obama administration’s rule establishing its mercury and air toxics standard (MATS). The court majority decided in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA had failed [&hellip... Read More


fracking ban passes in California's Butte County

Cali county voters pass fracking ban

Published on June 10th, 2016 | by Dan Bacher

By Dan Bacher The voters in Butte County, California approved a fracking ban, Measure E, by an overwhelming 71 percent on June 7. Butte is the fourth California county to ban the environmentally destructive and dangerous method of oil extraction, according [&hellip... Read More

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