Laws & Regulations

Proposed Rule for Power Plant Toxics Due March 16

The consent decree that established the March 16 release date also mandates that a final rule be published by Nov. 16, 2011 (nine years later than the deadline dictated by the Clean Air Act). Here are several tools you can use to get a handle on the power plants and their emissions in your audience area prior to release of the rule.

February 10, 2011

Information Session at Columbia University – Master of Science in Sustainability Management

Sustainability Management (M.S.) program information session at Columbia University in NYC, Feb 10th at 6:30pm

March 2, 2015

DEADLINE: Vermont Law School Summer Media Fellowships

Vermont Law School, the top-ranked environmental law school in the nation, is accepting applications for its 2015 summer media fellowships program. Application deadline is Mar 2nd.

"F.D.A and Dairy Industry Spar Over Testing of Milk"

After illegally high levels of antibiotics were routinely found in dairy cows headed for the slaughterhouse, the Food and Drug Administration decided to test milk from the farms those cows came from. Dairy farmers, worried more about profits than antibiotic resistance that could sicken their customers, have objected. Now the two sides may be looking for win-win solutions. Meanwhile, testing is on hold.

Source: NY Times, 01/26/2011

Georgia Has Diverted Millions in Environmental Fees

Georgia "collected more than $30 million in fees from Georgians last year for programs designed to clean up landfills, tire dumps and hazardous sites and to improve 911 services. The governor and state lawmakers put less than $2 million of the fee revenue toward those programs."

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 01/19/2011
April 27, 2011 to April 29, 2011

The State of Environmental Justice in America Conference

For the fifth year in a row, the State of Environmental Justice in America Conference will bring together individuals with a wide variety of interests for a spirited exchange of ideas about environmental justice’s past, present, and future.

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