Mercury Poisoning

Polluters are Making the Same Old “Sky is Falling” Claims about the Clean Power Plan

BY ON November 4, 2015
  This was written by, Graham McCahan for Climate 411: The ink wasn’t even dry on the Clean Power Plan before some power companies filed lawsuits to challenge these historic public health protections. One of their key complaints? How much the Clean Power Plan is allegedly...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Mercury Poisoning, Politics

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Not Worried About Supreme Court Mercury Ruling

BY ON July 8, 2015
This was written by Kate Sheppard. It originally posted on Huffington Post: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday that she’s not worried about last week’s Supreme Court ruling against the agency’s rules limiting mercury and air toxic emissions from power plants. The ruling...

TOPICS: Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics