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Ship Carrying Chemicals Sinks Near Sri Lanka Capital, Prompting Pollution Fears

Jun 18 2021 // COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible environmental disaster. The ship’s...

EPA to Revisit Health Standards for Harmful Soot From Industrial Plants, Cars

Jun 11 2021 // The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday it would re-examine health standards for harmful soot that the previous Trump administration had left unchanged. This is the latest federal air and water...

Charles Taylor Creates Environmental Services Group in California

Jun 10 2021 // Charles Taylor announced it has created a new division aimed at providing pre-risk and post-loss environmental services. The new business will be known as Charles Taylor Environmental Technical Services and is based in...

Indiana Cement Plant Fined $730K for Air Pollution

Jun 7 2021 // A central Indiana cement plant is facing more than $700,000 in fines under a settlement stemming from alleged Clean Air Act violations for air pollution releases dating back nearly a decade. The settlement filed in federal...

BHP to Spend Up to $93M for Environmental Repairs, Reparations in Chile

Jun 3 2021 // SANTIAGO – Mining group BHP will spend up to $93 million in environmental repairs and reparations after a Chilean court brokered an agreement in a lawsuit from the state over water use and related damage to a sensitive...

Inspector General Finds Trump EPA Officials Improperly Influenced Dicamba Approval

May 28 2021 // Environmental Protection Agency officials improperly influenced a decision to re-approve use of dicamba, a herbicide blamed for crop damage in hundreds of lawsuits, during the Trump administration, according to an internal...

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