"An appeals court judge on Friday agreed to pause a lawsuit seeking to overturn a Trump administration rule on [vehicle] emissions standards and fuel economy."
Anything related to air quality, air pollution, or the atmosphere
"A Trump-era methane rule that delayed plans to control potent greenhouse gases from landfills was thrown out Monday by a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C."
"The Biden administration handed environmental justice advocates a major victory on Thursday when it announced it was withdrawing a key pollution permit for an oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands that locals say has long fouled their air and water and endangered their health."
"Hundreds of workers at a Tampa lead smelter have been exposed to dangerous levels of the neurotoxin. The consequences have been profound."
"Wildfire smoke was associated with a far greater number of pediatric respiratory care visits than other sources of airborne fine particles, according to a new study, even when wildfires were less severe."
"Environmentalists say Trump’s EPA bent rules to speed its restart. Now, they want President Biden to address what they call a textbook case of environmental injustice."
"When a special team of EPA inspectors first showed up at an industrial plant belching carcinogens on the worn outskirts of Birmingham, Ala., in 2011, their findings of flagrant regulatory violations were later deemed serious enough to warrant a referral to the Justice Department."
"The government spent millions subsidizing new wood heaters supposed to burn more cleanly. But an investigation has discovered critical flaws".
"A long-awaited update to traveling pollution rules released Monday gives upwind states fresh requirements to manage their emission reductions in downwind states that struggle with ozone pollution."
"The U.S. Congress is investigating a multibillion-dollar subsidy for chemically treated coal that is meant to reduce smokestack pollution, after evidence emerged that power plants using the fuel produced more smog not less."