UK Government accused of treating air quality as ‘box-ticking exercise’

A joint report from four committees says the government has failed to protect the public from “poisonous air”, with 40,000 early deaths costing the UK £20 billion annually

Costco agrees to $2.3m settlement over Clean Air Act charges

Costco Wholesale Corporation has agreed to pay $335,000 (£203,547) in penalties to settle allegations it violated the US Government’s Clean Air Act. It will also spend $2 million (£1.2m) in the next three years to fix leaks in its refrigeration systems and make other improvements at 274 of its stores in a bid to cut […]

Obama law could rule out new US coal plants

The United States is putting forward laws to limit carbon pollution from new power plants which some are suggesting could effectively rule out new coal plants in the USA. Under proposals for the first Clean Air Act standard from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), any new coal and natural gas power plants will have […]