Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Despite repeated assertions by the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) that its plans to mine the rich copper, gold, and molybdenum deposits near Bristol Bay in Southwest Alaska are not final, the EPA has taken the unusual step of proposing CWA Section 404(c) restrictions on whatever project the partnership does eventually propose.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing changes to requirements affecting the medical use of radioactive materials.
Friday, July 25, 2014
EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) affecting emissions from oil and natural gas (O&G) production are undergoing a second round of amendments less than 2 years after they were initially issued in August 2012.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
In a significant development for entities engaged in the transportation of bulk explosives, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is proposing to include provisions in the hazardous materials regulations (HMR) to allow such transport.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a final rule to harmonize its hazardous material regulations (HMRs) for the transport of Class 7 (radioactive) materials with regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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