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Marten Law: EPA Proposes New Rules for Power Plant Emissions
Posted on 16 Aug 2010 by Dustin T Till

By Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “A new rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants in Eastern and Midwestern states. Known as the Transport Rule, EPA's... Read More

Mixing water with diesel fuel may decrease air pollution, but the right surfactant is key
Posted on 19 Jun 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

As noted in prior posts, diesel engines have had a well established reputation for producing particulates, oxides of nitrogen (an important ingredient in smog), and odor. With the recent requirement for the use of low-sulfur fuel in improved diesel engines... Read More

What is third-hand tobacco smoke and is it dangerous?
Posted on 26 Feb 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

In general terms, the phrase "third-hand tobacco smoke" ("THS") refers to the tobacco particulates and gas that get on clothes, in hair, etc. You have smelled it when you approach a smoker, even if they are smoking at that time. Technically... Read More