Tuesday, April 21, 2015
To ensure that more renovators will benefit from an upcoming rule that replaces the requirement for hands-on refresher training with online refresher training for recertification under the federal lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP), the EPA has issued a final rule that extends existing certifications.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The “enhancement” of requirements affecting blowout preventers (BOPs) tops the lengthy list of significant changes the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is proposing for offshore oil and gas (O&G) operations.
Friday, April 17, 2015
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 ruling in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has amended its own June 2012 judgment that upheld every aspect of several significant EPA rules affecting emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from major stationary sources.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The EPA has submitted a proposed consent decree to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which would compel the Agency to meet deadlines for setting the federal renewable fuel standards (RFSs) for 2014 and 2015.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Less than 1 percent of pipeline accidents occur at river crossings, but the consequences of petroleum and other hazardous liquids spilling into rivers can be far more problematic than spills that occur on land.
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