Tennessee regulators, communities and grassroots groups have yet to resolve a dispute with federal agencies on how to handle hazardous waste at a superfund site in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
A dispute between federal agencies and Tennessee regulators over how to handle hazardous waste at a superfund site in Oak Ridge, Tenn.,
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to roll back pollution limits for coal-fired power plants pending public comment.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency removed the Chattanooga Creek from its Superfund list in October.
A selection of energy news from around the Appalachian region.
A partial summary of President Donald Trump’s and his administration’s established track record of reducing environmental protections.
In June, an interstate regulatory agency voted to replace mandatory water quality protections for the Ohio River with voluntary guidelines that states can choose whether or not to follow.
Minden, W.Va., residents have been plagued with toxic PCBs for decades. Now the town is on the Superfund list and residents are once again calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to relocate the entire community.
A federal court ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review parts of a 2015 rule governing wastewater from power plants after environmental groups argued that it was not sufficient.
The EPA did not update oil & gas waste rules despite protest, and is expected to change air pollution calculations to decrease health damage estimates. South Carolina passed an electric co-op transparency bill; West Virginia issued a pipeline permit without public input; and Murray Energy lost a labor rights appeal.
President Trump nominated former coal lobbyist and current Acting U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to lead the agency in January.