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Germany's VW: New C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles

...emissions scandal to cost the company much more than that.That scandal had already widened this week, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen had installed software on thousands of Audi, Porsche and VW cars with six-cylinder...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-04/germanys-vw-new-c02-problems
Nation and World
Miners gather seeking bright spots

...push-back developing on a national level against the encroachment of regulations by federal agencies like the U.S. Environmental Protection Act.There are still problems in the regulatory environment, but an order by a federal judge halting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-30/miners-gather-seeking-bright-spots
State
My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...radioactive contaminants to the oceans in history," marine chemist Ken Buesseler said last spring.Instead, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency halted its emergency radiation monitoring of Fukushima's radioactive plume in May 2011, three months...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-14/my-turn-fukushima-radiation-pacific-r
Opinion
Marijuana pesticide flap brings consumer lawsuit in Colorado

...marijuana. Oregon and Washington state also allow such sales. Alaska could see retail purchases next year.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which regulates pesticides, told Colorado and Washington state authorities in June that they could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-05
State
Pot pesticide flap brings lawsuit in Colorado

...marijuana. Oregon and Washington state also allow such sales. Alaska could see retail purchases next year.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which regulates pesticides, told Colorado and Washington state authorities in June that they could...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/pot-pesticide-flap-brings-la
Nation and World
Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

...study, which is based on actual landfill measurements instead of government estimates.For years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency relied on estimates to determine how much trash was being sent to landfills. But in 2010, the agency...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-22/study-twice-much-trash-put-l
Nation and World
Judge: Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states

...issued last week at the request of North Dakota and 12 other states including Alaska. They sought to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-07/judge-injunction-against-water-rule-lim
State
Repsol settles with EPA over North Slope spill

...of a Spanish oil company will pay just over $30,000 after a 2013 spill on Alaska's North Slope.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Repsol E&P USA will pay to settle allegations it violated the Clean Water Act. The company...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/repsol-settles-epa-over-north-slope-spi
State
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/injunction-against-federal-water-rule-m
State
North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule

...jurisdiction over some state waters.Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers. The states say the new rule illegally expands the jurisdiction of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/north-dakota-judge-grants-hearing-feder
State

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