Thursday, June 30, 2016
The recently enacted sweeping revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) have been decades in the making, but the EPA needed to begin implementing the changes even before the ink of President Obama’s signature dried.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act (PIPES Act).
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) has released a draft document describing a “conceptual framework” or “tool” for evaluating urban resistance to climate change.
Monday, June 27, 2016
After 40 years, the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) has been reformed in an effort to more effectively manage chemicals in this country and give EPA more authority to evaluate and mitigate the associated risks. This infographic summarizes the important points of TSCA reform.
A Minnesota law that prohibits utilities from meeting state electricity demand with power from new plants that contribute to statewide carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions was found in violation of the Constitution’s dormant Commerce Clause because the law places an undue burden on interstate commerce.
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