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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Decommissioning nuclear power plants is a complex, lengthy, and extraordinarily costly series of steps overseen by the NRC, which joins the nuclear energy industry itself in describing the process as adequately responsive to environmental and public safety issues raised by stakeholders. But the stakeholders themselves are not so sure.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Pulp and paper (P&P) manufacturing is a chemical-intensive collection of processes that have evolved considerably in recent decades because of environmental concerns and the increased popularity of recycling—both the P&P chemicals themselves and postconsumer paper.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
A recent EPA enforcement action against one of the world’s largest chemical companies highlights the importance of a requirement under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) that pesticide registrants provide the Agency with information about possible adverse effects of a registered product.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed the 2014 Farm Bill, a 5-year authorization and reauthorization of programs and funding to assist America’s vast and complex agricultural sector and the many industries that depend on agricultural production.
In the late 1990s, the EPA found that its leak detection and repair (LDAR) regulations were either being routinely violated or, when complied with, were failing to reduce fugitive emissions, mainly of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs).
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