In response, Mary Anne Hitt, Director of Sierra Clubs Beyond Coal campaign, released the following statement: Scott Pruitt is again trying to sell our safety to industrial polluters
who funded his boss campaign, and this time it is by weakening science-based clean water protections against toxic coal ash.
are pretty well holding the reigns in Texas and the industry is operating with near impunity in the state," Shelley said.
As the people most acutely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, we will not let the big polluters
decide and assign our fate," the declaration reads.
It's unfair that communities which are less organized and less wealthy often shoulder the burden of hosting polluters
like landfills, incinerators and power plants.
With more precise criteria for convictions and sentencing, the judicial explanation provides "a powerful legal weapon" for law enforcement, which is expected to facilitate the work of judges and tighten punishments for polluters
, the statement said.
A RECYCLING firm branded Scotland's worst polluter
have been fined a record PS200,000 for storing waste without a licence.
Carbon analysts RepuTex also said in a report polluters
did not need to rush in to buy European carbon permits ahead of a merger of both carbon markets, with the price of European allowances to remain low.
Australia's biggest polluters
, from coal-fired power stations to smelters, will initially pay $23 per tonne of carbon dioxide emitted, more than twice the cost of carbon pollution in the European Union, which trades at around $10 a tonne.
The UK is not one of the big polluters
(only 2% of the world's output) but we can work with other countries and support them with new technologies, reducing their carbon pollution levels.
The top ten polluters
, according to Maplecroft's tabulation, are: China, US, India, Russia, Japan, Brazil, Germany, Canada, Mexico and Iran.
Bulgaria is among EU's biggest industrial polluters
by size of economy alongside Romania, Estonia, Poland and the Czech Republic, according to a report of the European Environment Agency (EEA) released on Thursday.
Determined action is necessary with results that cannot be a compromise with the great polluters
but ruthless fulfillment of the dictated standards, Hristovska writes.
Environmentalists and legislators past and present gathered at the 15-acre Superfund site in the Morganville section of Marlboro, NJ, called for the reauthorization of a tax on petroleum and chemical companies and increased penalties for polluters
they said could help complete site cleanups
These standards will ensure that coal-fired power plants, oil refineries, and other large polluters
must use available technologies to cut pollution whenever they're building new facilities or upgrading old ones.
CANBERRA, April 27 -- Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced Tuesday a two-year delay in government plans to tax Australia's worst industrial polluters
- a move that puts legislative efforts to curb gases blamed for climate change on hold until after national elections.