Friday, February 17, 2017
Today the Senate voted 52-46 to approve President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the EPA. Upon being sworn in, Pruitt will take the helm of an Agency he sued at least 12 times as AG, primarily alleging that the EPA issued rules that exceeded the Agency’s authority under federal environmental laws and/or the U.S. Constitution.
News media have reported that following today’s expected Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA, President Trump will issue a new executive order to further limit some as yet unnamed additional aspect of the Agency’s powers.
The EPA is requesting public comments on its Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2015.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
After waiting nearly 3 years, Wisconsin received the Agency’s permission to implement the state’s innovative multi-discharger variance (MDV) for phosphorus.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The deadline to submit Tier II reports is March 1. Do you know your state’s reporting requirements? Use this map to find out.
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