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EPA’s 'Regulatory Impact Analysis' Leaves Out a Lot of 'Impacts'
            A major focus of the recent Congressional hearing on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed coal ash disposal regulations was on what the Agency does – or does not – consider relevant when analyzing the economic impac...
Read More posted by: on: Apr 21, 2011 @ 04:34
Congressional Committee Considers Measure to Block ‘Hazardous” Label
            A House of Representatives subcommittee has heard testimony regarding proposed legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from labeling coal ash as “hazardous waste.” On April 14, 2011, the House ...
Read More posted by: on: Apr 19, 2011 @ 05:38
Debunking the Myth that 'Hazardous Waste' Labels Increase Recycling
 One of the most mind boggling claims by anti coal environmental activists and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is this: Recycling rates for coal ash will increase if EPA designates the material a "hazardous waste."  Yes, you read that correctly. In the coal ash dispo...
Read More posted by: on: Apr 12, 2011 @ 06:19
Fighting the Latest Media Mischaracterization -- “More Stringent”
            Citizens for Recycling First has begun an assertive effort to contact news reporters who inaccurately describe the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal for labeling coal ash “hazardous waste” as a “more stringent” form o...
Read More posted by: on: Apr 11, 2011 @ 06:40
Two Bills Filed in Congress to Block ‘Hazardous’ Coal Ash Label
            Two bills that would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from labeling coal ash as “hazardous waste” were filed April 6, 2011, in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The bills would not prevent EPA from improvi...
Read More posted by: on: Apr 08, 2011 @ 03:09
Absurd Claims Compare Coal Ash to Nuclear Waste
            Proving that some people will say almost anything in their single-minded determination to attack coal ash, a number of environmental activists have recently tried to draw comparisons between coal ash and radioactive waste. The ...
Read More posted by: on: Mar 30, 2011 @ 06:04
Shadowy Environmentalists Step Up Hypocritical Attack on Recycling
           Environmental activists who take credit for shutting down the Environmental Protection Agency’s Coal Combustion Products Partnership (C2P2) program have launched a new round of attacks – this one absurdly claiming that EPA continues to...
Read More posted by: on: Mar 28, 2011 @ 02:39
EPA Spends Big Bucks to Build Barriers to Coal Ash Recycling
            The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spent over three-quarters of a million dollars to produce a report concluding that the agency should spend lots more to study risks of using coal ash in recycling applications where no envi...
Read More posted by: on: Mar 24, 2011 @ 06:24
EPA Says No Coal Ash Rule in 2011
            Nearly four months after the close of its public comment period, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally signaled when to expect final coal ash disposal regulations.  The answer: Not any time soon.  &nbs...
Read More posted by: on: Mar 08, 2011 @ 12:33
House Approves Amendment Protecting Coal Ash Recycling
            The U.S. House of Representatives voted early this morning – February 19, 2011 – to cut off funding for any Environmental Protection Agency actions aimed at labeling coal ash a “hazardous waste” when it is disposed.   ...
Read More posted by: on: Feb 19, 2011 @ 08:56