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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Among the key amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) recently signed by President Obama is a new risk evaluation process that both gives the EPA more authority to determine if a chemical in commerce poses an unreasonable risk to health and the environment and compels the Agency to issue regulations to reduce that risk.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
When is a tank holding a hazardous waste empty? The question is critical for environmental managers since once a tank is empty, the 90-day clock for hazardous waste accumulation can be reset.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
In March 2014, the EPA announced that it would defer development of a postconstruction stormwater retention rule.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Responding to President Obama’s January 2011 Executive Order, Improving Our Regulations: Final Plan for Periodic Retrospective Reviews of Existing Regulations, the EPA has proposed about 15 changes to federal regulations covering the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program and permitting requirements.
The EPA is currently reviewing its 1982 effluent limitations and guidelines (ELGs) for the metal finishing category to determine if revisions are warranted.
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