"OIRA Meetings Stir Controversy over Coal Ash Regulation"

"Industry representatives have repeatedly visited the White House to discuss pending regulation of coal ash, raising suspicions that industry may be influencing the rule. In December, amid these meetings, EPA announced it was backing away from its earlier pledge to propose coal ash regulations by the end of 2009."

Source: OMB Watch, 01/13/2010

Arizona: "ANP Agrees To $5 Million Groundwater, Soil Cleanup"

"The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc. entered into a $5 million consent decree to remove toxic nitrates and perchlorates from groundwater and to monitor the progress. at the Apache Powder Superfund Site, near David [Arizona]."

Source: Arizona Range News, 01/07/2010


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