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October 23, 2020
By Richard J. Trzupek
Ethylene oxide is produced at petrochemical facilities, but is also regularly found in natural, biological systems, such as the human body. It is also commonly found in ambient air throughout industrial, residential, and rural areas.
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Environment
Regulation
December 24, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
Excess wind speeds shutting down wind turbines may be partially responsible for Pacific Gas & Electric shutting down power throughout its territory in 2019.
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Energy
Environment
December 5, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
If you drive a car and live in the greater Chicagoland metropolitan area, you are periodically required to have your tailpipe emissions checked to ensure that your vehicle meets emissions standards.
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Energy
November 12, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
According to the official, widely reported story, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) shut down substantial portions of its electric transmission system in northern California as a precautionary measure.
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Energy
September 26, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
Proposed: Most people are inherently good and want to do good things. That, I sincerely believe, is as true of the vast majority of my fellow citizens who both agree or disagree with some or all of my views.
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Environment
April 4, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
It’s sad, but the nature of public discourse today is becoming more and more about preventing public discourse.
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Environment
Climate Change
October 3, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek
Dr. Arturo Casadevall and Dr. Ferric C. Fang correctly distilled down the scientific method into a five word query: “but what if I’m wrong?
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Environment
August 8, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek
The House passed the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017, which instructs the Environmental Protection Agency to delay implementing a microscopic and expensive adjustment to national air quality standards promulgated by the Obama-era EPA.
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Environment
Climate Change
July 17, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek
Last month, HBO funnyman John Oliver spent an episode of his show Last Week Tonight delivering a profanity-laced rant demonizing coal, coal-energy advocates, and presidents of the United States who don coal-miner hard-hats.
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Energy
June 5, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek
Pittsburgh’s Democratic Mayor Bill Peduto recently claimed that despite Trump leaving Paris, the city is still committed to renewable energy.
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Energy
Climate Change
Environment
 

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