EPA Hearings

West Virginia Morning
8:16 am
Fri August 1, 2014

EPA Hearings in Pittsburgh, New Coal Dust Regs, Marina Safety Law Delayed and Mountain Stage's 800th

 

  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings in Pittsburgh on planned regulations to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Federal regulators are releasing new regulations to close loopholes in the mine inspection process. West Virginia lawmakers expalin why they decided to delay the implementation of a marina inspection law that could save lives and Mountain Stage's 800th show features Dave Mason and his hit "We Just Disagree."

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Carbon Regulations
6:01 am
Fri August 1, 2014

EPA Hearing Puts Pittsburgh in Crosshairs of Climate Wars

Competing rallies for and against the EPA’s proposed carbon rules cross paths in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Credit Reid Frazier / The Allegheny Front

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held hearings Thursday and Friday in Pittsburgh on a proposed rule to slash greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The plan is up against serious opposition from the coal industry, but environmental groups say it doesn’t go far enough.

Competing rallies for and against the EPA’s proposed carbon rules crossed paths in Downtown Pittsburgh today.

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