Content about Clean Air Act

December 15, 2011

CalPortland Company (CPC), a major producer of Portland cement and building materials in the United States, has agreed to pay a $1.425 million penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its cement plant in Mojave, Calif.

As announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), CPC will spend an additional $1.3 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur dioxide (SO2), pollutants that can lead to childhood asthma and smog.

January 4, 2011

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over it’s latest rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The latest suit filed against the Environmental Protection Agency over its new rule allowing the sale of E15 gasoline was filed by the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Monday, according to the Seattle Times.

The rule allows gas stations to begin selling the ethanol fuel blend for vehicles built since 2007. 

The group claims the agency does not have the authority under the Clean Air Act to approve a plan for some engines but not all.