Chemicals

"St. Croix’s Limetree Bay Refinery Could Be Facing Bankruptcy"

"When the long-mothballed Limetree Bay oil refinery reopened in February, environmentalists saw it as a parting gift from the Trump administration to the deeply divided people of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Some thought the massive facility would help revive the island’s economy while others feared environmental disaster and a looming climate nightmare."

Source: Inside Climate News, 06/14/2021

"EPA to Close Asbestos Reporting Loopholes Under Settlement"

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will eliminate asbestos reporting loopholes put in place by the Trump administration and collect more data on how much of the carcinogen is made, imported and put into U.S products under a settlement announced Monday."

Source: Courthouse News Service, 06/08/2021

"EPA Acting Air Chief Plots Course For Tackling Trump Rollbacks"

"EPA might try to toughen hazardous air pollutant standards for coal-fired power plants in the course of revisiting one of the Trump administration's most incendiary environmental moves, according to the agency's acting air chief.

Source: E&E News, 06/08/2021

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