Tuesday, September 16, 2014
For farmers and other private property owners, EPA’s proposed definition of waters of the United States is no less troubling than the Agency’s proposal to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing fossil fuel power plants is for the coal industry.
Monday, September 15, 2014
In two related actions, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has established a more secure foundation for the storage of spent nuclear fuel at nuclear power plants.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The battle is heating up between groups of states over EPA’s proposed GHG standards for new/modified and existing power plants.
Does particulate matter (PM) in the air emissions of diesel locomotives, which settles on the land, constitute a solid waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)? Or is the PM strictly an air pollutant regulated under the Clean Air Act (CAA) and outside the jurisdiction of RCRA?
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Under a court-approved settlement, the EPA has reinstated buffer zones to protect Pacific salmon and steelhead from the application of five popular pesticides in California, Oregon, and Washington State.
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