Riverkeeper Blogs

As posted on the Cleanenergy.org blog By Josh Galperin, Esq. In the face of pressure from Congress and industry, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just proposed a new rule that fails to adequately safeguard the aquatic ecosystems, fish and water they are charged with […] More
As published on NRDC’s Switchboard By Thom Cmar March 29, 2011 It isn’t fourth down, but U.S. EPA has sent its punt team on the field. Yesterday, U.S. EPA released a proposal for reducing fish kills from power plants’ cooling water intakes, as has been […] More
by Amy Sinden *From CPRBlog March 29, 2011 Around 6pm ET last night, after most reporters had wrapped up, EPA issued its long-awaited proposed cooling water rule. Under the Clean Water Act, this rule is supposed to protect the billions of fish and other aquatic organisms […] More
By Steve Fleischli as seen on NRDC Swithcboard Blog Last night, EPA announced a 413-page proposed rule for cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants. However, instead of moving toward modernizing America’s power plants and protecting our water resources, EPA’s new proposed rule on […] More
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Suzanne Struglinski, NRDC, (202) 423-6004, sstruglinski@nrdc.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, (914) 478-4501 x 239, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Proposed EPA Rule Allows Plant to Continue Environmental Devastation WASHINGTON (March 28, 2011) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed cooling water rule will allow power plants […] More
EPA to Propose Regulations on March 28 On November 22, 2010, Riverkeeper and other environmental organizations signed a settlement agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that resolves two lawsuits brought against the EPA in 1993 and 2006 addressing the agency’s failure to issue […] More

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