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EPA: Toxic chemicals releases dropped 12% in 2012

Overall, 3.63 billion pounds of toxic chemicals were released into the air, water or land in 2012, the report found.
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American Petroleum Institute slams EPA's Tier 3 gasoline standard

The American Petroleum Institute has called on the EPA to withdraw its Tier 3 gasoline regulation on the grounds that it would be too expensive for refiners.
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EPA proposes new rule to clarify Clean Water Act jurisdiction

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule that would put an end to confusion over which waters are subject to Clean Water Act protection.
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Shell to pay $1.1 million in fines over Clean Air Act violations

Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and Shell Offshore, Inc. have agreed to pay a total of $1.1 million in fines to settle claims that they violated their Clean Air Act permits while drilling in the Arctic in 2012.
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US drinking water contains toxic chemicals, environmental group claims

Drinking water supplied to more than a 100 million Americans contains toxic carcinogens, a new report by environmental health research organization the Environmental Working Group claims.
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Idaho company to pay $7,500 fine to settle alleged Clean Water Act violations

An Idaho sugar company will have to pay a $7,500 fine to settle accusations that it violated the Clean Water Act by dumping industrial stormwater into the Snake River without a permit.
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EPA agrees to update oil refinery emissions standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to change the toxic emissions standards for oil refineries, a set of rules that have not been updated for nearly 20 years.
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EPA awards $260,000 to boost restoration efforts at Onondaga Lake

Two organizations have received a combined $260,000 from the EPA to finance activities that will enhance water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed in central New York.
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EPA changes chemical assessment processes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overhauling its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program in a bid to make the program more transparent and to improve the process of scientific assessments.
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San Antonio to pay $2.6 million penalty for Clean Water Act violations

The city of San Antonio has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will require the city to pay a $2.6 million civil penalty over multiple violations of the Clean Water Act.
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