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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
There has been no limit to the speculation on how EPA’s upcoming Clean Power Plan (CPP) will transform U.S. electricity markets. While many industry, state, public health, and environmental stakeholders have offered their views on how the CPP will improve or prove disastrous to energy capacity and grid reliability, very few of these views are immune to underlying economic or environmental preconceptions.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
An environmental consulting firm in California recently asked EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) how used oil that was mixed with animal or vegetable oil was regulated under the Agency’s Standards for the Management of Used Oil.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
What is the health of the nation’s 155 national forests? The answer is complex, but in general, the 193 million acres these forests occupy—about one-quarter of all U.S. forests—are facing major and unprecedented threats, according to witnesses at a recent hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
In March 2011, the EPA issued a final rule establishing air emissions limits for the nation’s 204 existing sewage sludge incinerators (SSI) at wastewater treatment facilities.
In January 2011, the EPA requested public feedback on whether it should include a vapor intrusion component in the Superfund hazard ranking system (HRS).
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