Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Responding to seven petitions for reconsideration—all from industry—the EPA is proposing four amendments to regulations it issued in 2013, which themselves amended the Agency’s 2011 New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and emission guidelines (EG) for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration (CISWI) units.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has determined that EPA’s registered uses of the pesticide active ingredients diflubenzuron, fenbutatin oxide, and propargite are likely to jeopardize the survival of many species of Pacific salmon.
The new year is here, and with it, reporting season has arrived. The Tier II chemical inventory report is due on March 1. This article is a brief look at what must be included in the report and what are some of the things that do no need to be reported.
Friday, January 23, 2015
In response to requests for reconsideration from industry and environmental groups, the EPA is proposing amendments to two linked sets of National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) covering industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers at both area sources and major sources of HAPs.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
In the latest action in its decade-long effort to reduce exposure of the American public to certain long-chain perfluorochemicals (PFCs), the EPA is proposing a significant new use rule (SNUR) for one of two PFC subcategories of chemicals, called long-chain perfluoroalkyl carboxylates (LCPFAC).
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