Thursday, January 19, 2017
E. Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general (AG) and Donald Trump’s choice to head the EPA, says he believes that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from human activity are a factor in climate change and that the Agency has an important role to play in regulating those emissions.
The EPA has proposed three rules that, collectively, map the Agency’s approach to fulfilling its obligation under the June 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to conduct risk evaluations for existing high-priority chemical substances.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Do you know what’s in store for the Environmental regulatory agenda in 2017?
In a FR notice, the EPA has indicated its intention to begin rulemaking that may impose financial assurance requirements to ensure that sufficient funds are available to clean up hazardous waste generated by three industrial sectors: (1) chemical manufacturing; (2) petroleum and coal products manufacturing; and (3) electric power generation, transmission, and distribution.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Upon the imminent publication of a notice of final permit issuance in the FR, all 10 EPA regions will issue the 2017 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for stormwater discharges from construction activities to waters of the United States, better known as the construction general permit (CGP).
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