LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday partially overturned a Port of Los Angeles anti-smog program that replaced thousands of aging trucks with cleaner-burning models and forced trucking companies to sign agreements to meet other regulations.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia will rehear arguments over the EPA's retroactive veto of a water pollution permit for Arch Coal's strip mine in West Virginia, The Associated Press reports.
Republicans on a House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee said the EPA's proposed standards for ozone emissions would be hard to implement and could cost business up to $1 trillion, The Hill reports.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Undervalued coal sales have cost the U.S. an estimated $62 million in potential lost revenues in recent years, according to a Tuesday report from federal investigators who recommended broad changes to the government's coal leasing program to stem further losses.