New York and Connecticut Renew Interstate Smog Fight in New Lawsuit

New York and Connecticut on January 17 filed suit to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to curb ground-level ozone blowing in from Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia with federal implementation plans (FIPs) issued under the “Good Neighbor Provision” of the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The two states allege in their […]

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Muntinlupa judge’s decision to inhibit ‘a step in the right direction’ – De Lima

Muntinlupa judge’s decision to inhibit ‘a step in the right direction’ – De Lima

Senator Leila De Lima welcomed on Tuesday the decision of Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Judge Juanita Guerrero to inhibit from handling the drug charge against her, saying the judge’s decision was “a step in the right direction.”

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Ex-Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes released from jail

Ex-Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes released from jail

Former Palawan Gov. Joel T. Reyes was released from the city jail here on Friday afternoon after the Court of Appeals (CA) upheld his petition questioning the merit of his trial as suspect in the 2011 murder of environmentalist and journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega, the former governor’s lawyer said.

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Pruitt: EPA Will Have CPP Replacement Proposal in Coming Months

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose a replacement rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) this fall, according to a September 7 court document filed by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The document, filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, provides an update on the EPA’s efforts to develop […]

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