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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Over the past year, as the winds shifted in favor of a Republican majority in the Senate, GOP lawmakers have been promising to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to stop major EPA rules.
In a new document, the EPA provides examples of the different types of postconstruction stormwater retention requirements built into municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) individual and general permits issued by the EPA, states, and municipalities.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
President Obama directed four federal agencies to work together and independently to implement a national strategy to reduce releases of methane to the atmosphere. This article summarizes the principle actions the United States is taking to reduce methane emissions that result from human activities.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Four months before the U.S. EPA must issue Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations to reduce the risks posed by the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) by electric power plants, the North Carolina Legislature acted on its own by passing the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014.
Monday, November 03, 2014
EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) recently responded in detail to an inquiry from Sony Electronics on the regulatory status of ground and stabilized cathode-ray tube (CRT) glass used as cover at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) non-Subtitle C landfills.
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