Josh Shapiro gives a victory speech to supporters at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center on Nov. 8, 2022 in Oaks, Pennsylvania. Shapiro defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano. Credit: Mark Makela/Getty Images

A settlement of criminal charges against a gas driller that admitted contaminating drinking water in a rural Pennsylvania town suggests that Josh Shapiro will adopt a tougher enforcement policy on the energy industry when he becomes governor in January,  environmental advocates say. They welcome a plea deal announced last weekContinue Reading

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Energy Business The order was issued after an Oct. 5 inspection found the project wasn’t abiding by a compliance agreement supposed to avoid environmental violations. Kitimat on B.C.’s north-central coast, the terminus for Coastal GasLink’s pipeline route to a liquefied natural gas project. PhotoContinue Reading

Vietnam Introduces Sanctions for Environmental Violations: Decree 45

The Vietnamese government recently issued Decree 45 in July 2022, regulating fines in the field of environmental protection. The Decree is a step in the right direction as Vietnam transitions to a green economy, showing serious commitment to environmentally responsible practices as is effective August 25. In July, the VietnameseContinue Reading

Plastic ban violations: BBMP collects Rs 1 crore worth fines

Plastic ban: BBMP collects Rs 1 crore worth fines DHNS, Bengaluru, Jul 17 2022, 19:29 ist updated: Jul 18 2022, 04:47 ist The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has collected Rs 1.14 crore in penalty for violating the single-use plastic rule.  According to a statement issued by the Palike, theContinue Reading

Coalition of Environmental Justice and National Groups Celebrates Equity Advances, Calls on Biden & Congress to Further Racial, Economic, and Environmental Justice

Austin, TX — Today, 13 organizations petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take action in Texas, where the state’s air permitting program has for years failed to meet public participation and environmental justice obligations under federal environmental and civil rights laws. Until EPA addresses the deficiencies identified inContinue Reading