Wednesday, August 24, 2016
As part of the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) and Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) have issued their 2016 updated Work Plan (Plan).
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
American Trucking Associations (ATA) responded with “cautious optimism” to the final federal Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
Monday, August 22, 2016
While not approaching the $14.7 billion penalty leveled against Volkswagen®, EPA’s $12 million settlement with Harley-Davidson, Inc., over the company’s alleged sale of illegal defeat devices for use on its motorcycles is significant enforcement action that highlights the government’s militant stance against vehicle manufacturers it asserts are violating the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Two Clean Air Act (CAA) provisions governing deadlines for submission of state implementation plans (SIPs) to bring areas into attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM) were at the core of a recent decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Friday, August 19, 2016
EPA’s 30-member Science Advisory Board (SAB) has multiple concerns with the Agency’s June 2015 draft assessment of the impact of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water sources.
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