We must do better than create hard-to-understand schemes with the appearance that something is being done about pollution, when in fact, the USDA and EPA are undermining proven laws and allowing polluters
to evade protective regulatory oversight.
Tucker said that overseeing cleanups improperly-including land slated for housing and business development-might save polluters
money, but leaves the public unprotected from toxic harm.
It is a terrible bill, and it is designed to protect polluters
," Terry O'Rourke, special counsel with the Harris County attorney's office, told The Texas Tribune last month.
Attending planning & zoning or city council meetings is a first line of defense against letting polluters
The new legal document confronts difficulties in investigating environmental pollution cases and in convicting polluters
Mr Hamilton added it was wrong of the Crown to describe the company as the worst polluter
Australia will allow polluters
to use European carbon allowances, called EUAs, from mid-2015 to meet a portion of their carbon liabilities, meaning Australian firms can now buy EUAs and bank them for future use.
The scheme allows emissions trading from 2015, when polluters
and investors will be able to buy overseas carbon offsets, or ultimately trade with schemes in Europe, New Zealand and possibly those planned in South Korea and China.
Iran is surprisingly the 10th worst polluter
although it is the 17th largest country by population.
The study, compiled on the basis of data for 2009 including carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, shows Germany and Poland as the biggest industrial polluters
in the EU, followed by Britain, France, Italy, Romania and Spain.
Determined action is necessary with results that cannot be a compromise with the great polluters
but ruthless fulfillment of the dictated standards, Hristovska writes.
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.
the bill would create a cap-and-trade system in which the government would limit carbon emissions from major polluters
The EPA's plan for only 236 new or relocated monitors is not adequate to detect problems, since there are thousands of serious lead polluters