Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Is your facility or operation among those using TCE, methylene chloride, or NMP? If so, you need to be aware that the EPA is considering regulatory options under TSCA for certain uses of these solvents.
Monday, June 29, 2015
In a majority (5 to 4) opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court found that the EPA did not meet its statutory obligation to engage in reasonable rulemaking when it refused to consider costs in writing a regulation to control emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from electric power plants (Michigan et al. v. EPA).
In a case heard by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, several states, counties, industrial entities, and environmental organizations challenged determinations by the EPA that certain geographic areas are or are not in attainment with the Agency’s 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for EPA’s ground-level ozone.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Americans are doing better at the sustainable management of materials that in the past ended up almost entirely in municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs).
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Seventeen years after they were required to come into compliance with 1988 federal regulations governing underground storage tanks (USTs)—compliance was required beginning in 1998—UST owners and operators are facing a new set of requirements issued by the EPA.
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