Sunday, May 19, 2013
Last week, the Environmental Daily Advisor discussed spill prevention, control and countermeasure (SPCC) facility diagrams, personal protective equipment (PPE), and emergency action plan (EAP) requirements in California.
Friday, May 17, 2013
In a letter, Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE) has asked EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe how the Agency is ensuring that personal information about agricultural operators mistakenly released to environmental groups will be retroactively protected.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The big topic at this year's New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission's Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference is how states, municipalities, and the regulated community can coordinate recovery, build resiliency, and adapt to climate change and extreme weather events.
Chemical manufacturers welcomed a decision by the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) that denied a petition from Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) to require that shippers of toxic-by-inhalation (TIH) commodities indemnify the UP against any and all liabilities resulting from the negligence or fault of the shippers, the negligence or fault of third parties, or acts of God.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Other priorities and a tight budget are the two main reasons the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied a June 2010 petition from environmental groups to develop greenhouse gas (GHG) air emissions standards for coal mines under the new stationary-source provisions of Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(b)(1)(A).
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