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US Supreme Court backs EPA carbon emission regulation for power plants

June 25, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the rule introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency that requires new and rebuilt power plants and factories to limit their carbon dioxide emissions using the "best available technology" under the federal Clean Air Act.
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EPA settles air pollution violations with Texas refinery

March 25, 2014
Flint Hills Resources will pay a $350,000 fine and invest in equipment that will control air pollution by recovering and recycling waste gases.
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New York state coke plant ordered to pay $12.5 million for air pollution

March 24, 2014
A New York state-based coke company has been ordered to pay a $12.5 million penalty for repeated violations of the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act at its industrial facility.
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Cabot Corp. to invest $84 million in air pollution control systems

November 25, 2013
Boston-based chemicals and performance materials company Cabot Corp. has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at three facilities.
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Shell to pay $1.1 million in fines over Clean Air Act violations

September 9, 2013
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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EPA settles Clean Air Act violations with Texas-based fracking company

July 10, 2013
The EPA claimed that the company failed to comply with regulations put in place to prevent accidental releases of potentially hazardous chemicals at its natural gas liquid extraction plant at Bradford, Pa.
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King Pharmaceuticals to pay $2.2 million over Clean Air Act violations

July 8, 2013
Tennessee-based King Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., will pay a $2.2. million penalty to resolve issues relating to allegations of Clean Air Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.
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