Reducing the current ozone standard of 77 parts per billion to 65 ppb could carry a compliance price tag of $1.1 trillion, the National Association of Manufacturers has charged in an updated analysis of the proposed EPA rule.
An enormous new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency details what went wrong in Japan during its 2011 nuclear disaster. Among the reasons: An assumption that the country's plants were so safe, an accident was unthinkable....More
"This rule is the most far-reaching energy regulation in the nation's history, and the EPA simply does not have the legal authority to carry it out,” said West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey....More
The general manager of heavy machinery manufacturer China First Heavy Industries was found hanged in his office of an apparent suicide, the latest in a series related to the country's anti-corruption campaign....More
Stating that we have a “moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged,” the Obama administration today announced a Clean Power Plan that will lower carbon pollution from U.S. power plants by 32% by 2030. The final target is 9% stricter than the proposed ruled, but provides more time and more flexibility for states to comply with new emissions limits.
As Manufacturing Day nears, the new head of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership shares her thoughts on delivering value to the smaller manufacturer and being a champion of manufacturing....More