A U.S. District Court judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency has until Aug. 31 to approve a regional haze plan for Arkansas, which the Sierra Club said should have been done years ago.
The Sierra Club is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force the regulator to make sure Louisiana's coal-powered plants cut down on haze-causing pollution, and thereby clear up the skies above wilderness areas in Louisiana and Arkansas.
Utility executives, environmentalists and state regulators are working to understand the scope of coming federal regulations that are expected to force Arkansas to cut its climate-warming air pollution by nearly 45 percent by 2030.
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You may not make the A-list of green celebrities, but by using Energy Star-rated compact fluorescent bulbs in your home, you can lower your electric bill, change lightbulbs less frequently and yes, even improve life on this planet. Now there’s a lightbulb moment.