The federal Environmental Protection Agency has begun asserting its authority over Georgia plans for the long term storage of the toxic material left over from burning coal to make electricity, so called coal ash.
The justices will consider whether to hit pause on a federal rule designed to reduce air pollution that drifts across states and can cause health troubles.
Not long after receiving its first passing grade for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association, Fulton County is one of five Georgia counties that need to reduce soot in the air because the Environmental Protection Agency finalized stronger standards.
The new fee is intended to encourage the oil and gas industry to lower emissions of methane and thereby avoid paying.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released the second round of federal funds from the Clean School Bus Program to help schools transition to alternative fuel buses — including in Georgia.
New EPA rules require oil and gas companies to slash climate-changing methane from their operations.
Most cities would have to replace lead water pipes within 10 years under new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency aimed to prevent like the ones in Flint, Mich. and Washington, D.C.
Georgia Power’s plans for disposing of toxic industrial waste at a handful of coal plants across the state have been the subject of a yearslong controversy.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power plants has been endorsed by a crush of environmental advocates in Georgia.
Georgia is getting $2 million in federal funding to address lead in drinking water consumed by children.
Friday on Political Rewind: The GOP field grows as Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis announce their campaigns for the White House. Meanwhile, President Biden leads in a new CNN poll, but his approval numbers continue to drop. And the Supreme Court strikes a blow to the EPA with its ruling on the Clean Water Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently confirmed high lead levels in an upscale Atlanta neighborhood. The location stands in contrast to many polluted sites investigated by the federal Superfund program — often in former industrial or waste disposal areas where environmental racism has left marginalized groups at risk.
The rules would lower emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants that can harm brain development of young children and contribute to heart attacks and other health problems in adults.
The agency's decision allows California — which has some of the nation's worst air pollution — to require truck manufacturers to sell more zero-emission trucks over the next couple of decades.
The EPA proposed limiting the amount of harmful "forever chemicals" in drinking water to the lowest detectable levels, a move it said will save thousands of lives and prevent serious illnesses.