Items Tagged with 'Environmental Protection Agency'

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Realtors oppose EPA’s expanded ‘waters’ proposal

Other groups also are up in arms, alleging a power grab.

November 21, 2014
The incoming president of the Michigan Realtors organization has been busy this fall, calling upon many of its 24,000-plus members and supporters to let the Environmental Protection Agency and elected representatives in Washington know they are staunchly opposed to the EPA’s proposal to leave “navigable” out of a revision of the Clean Water Act. Read More

EPA is stirring up the waters

West Michigan farmers and home builders are alarmed by recent proposal.

August 29, 2014
This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More

New EPA standards will impact Michigan’s energy portfolio

State might be better positioned than others to make the transition from coal.

June 20, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of President Barack Obama, recently released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time calls for cuts to carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States, according to the EPA. Read More

Health care industry faces new environmental challenges

November 8, 2013
As if complying with the new and often complicated mandates of Obamacare isn’t enough, the health care industry is now facing even more complexity — and expense — as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency establishes new regulations for the disposal of unused medications. Read More