With tag: environmental_protection_agency
Sanders, EPA Tout Vermont Guard's Solar Project
By Kirk Carapezza
Bernie Sanders and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency say the
Vermont National Guard is a national model for what other military bases can do
to cut their reliance on fossil fuel and become less dependent on foreign oil.
EPA Asks For Public Input On Cleanup Of Superfund Site
Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to hear from Vermonters about
plans to improve the cleanup of a Superfund site in Burlington. The agency wants input on recommended
changes to an underwater cap built around the Pine Street Canal site to stem contamination from reaching Lake Champlain.
EPA To Reconsider Lake Champlain Clean-Up Plan
By John Dillon
Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering its approval of a state clean
up plan for Lake Champlain. The
plan was approved by the federal government in 2002, but pollution levels have
continued to rise in the big lake.
EPA Objects To Vermont Sewage Treatment Permits
By John Dillon
federal Environmental Protection Agency has taken the rare step of reaching
across state lines into Vermont
in order to protect Long Island Sound - hundreds of miles downstream. The
EPA has formally objected to permits proposed for two Vermont sewage treatment plants. The agency says the Vermont plants would let too much pollution flow down the Connecticut River to the Sound.
Douglas praises EPA decision on Calif. emissions
Jim Douglas is praising a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to
allow California to impose stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions
from motor vehicles.