The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the MACT rule recently issued by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unrealistic and will have a negative impact on the economy and the reliability of electricity.
Reporting corporate economic, environmental and social performance is entering a new phase, moving from a pioneering and experimental practice to become standard practice, say sustainability reporting experts.
A new report from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the National Research Council (NRC) on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill says offshore regulators need ongoing training, recruitment, funding and research and development in order to be effective.
The American Public Health Association is endorsing the new standards released recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would strengthen safeguards against toxic pollutants, including mercury, emitted from coal-burning power plants for the first time.
Health experts writing on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science Blog strengthened the case for combining both work and personal factors when designing programs to maintain a well-functioning workforce -- an approach NIOSH recommends in its total Worker Health program.
Workers used flare gun to re-light explosive gases
December 24, 2011
Pelican Refining Company LLC was sentenced this week in federal court to pay $12 million for felony violations was sentenced this week to pay $12 million for felony violations of the Clean Air Act and obstruction of justice charges.