Tuesday, September 02, 2014
The wind energy sector is once again on shaky ground. Following significant growth from 2005 to 2012, wind power additions dropped precipitously in 2013 because of uncertainty in 2012 about extending the production tax credit (PTC).
Monday, September 01, 2014
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) that requests comments on and information related to the adequacy of BOEM's current financial assurance and loss prevention requirements for companies seeking to acquire energy-development leases on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and ways those requirements can be improved.
Friday, August 29, 2014
In a final rule, the EPA is requiring that NPDES permitting authorities ensure that permit applications and monitoring reports make use of test methods capable of detecting sufficiently low concentrations of regulated pollutants to ensure that the permits do not allow discharges that will cause exceedances of water quality in receiving waters.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) that requests comments on ways to improve DHS's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A practice voluntarily adopted by flexible polyurethane foam (FPUF) production facilities to end the use of some products that generate hazardous air pollutants has been incorporated by the EPA into its National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the sector.
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