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  • U.S. EPA seeks tighter ozone standards to cut pollution

    The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter curbs on ground-level ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, in a move industry groups and congressional Republicans said would place a heavy burden on the U.S. economy.
  • Under pressure, EPA seeks tighter ozone standards

    Under pressure, EPA seeks tighter ozone standards
    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, the agency's chief said Wednesday. Under deadline to release its proposal by Monday, the agency said it will seek a...

    EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits

    EPA expected to propose stricter ozone limits
    After years of inaction, the Obama administration is expected to propose tougher limits on smog Wednesday, according to people with knowledge of the rule-making effort. The new rule would be a major victory for public health groups, but it is sure to...

    Supreme Court to weigh challenge to Obama mercury air pollution rule

    Supreme Court to weigh challenge to Obama mercury air pollution rule
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge by industry groups and some states to an Obama administration regulation intended to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants. In a blow to...

    Air pollution costs EU up to $235 billion: EU agency

    Air pollution, chiefly from coal-fired power plants, cost society up to 189 billion euros ($235 billion) in 2012 - equal to the gross domestic product of Finland, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a report published on Tuesday. The agency...