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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Critics and defenders of strong federal regulatory programs, particularly those imposed on business and industry, have been working overtime to fine-tune their respective arguments and data as the Trump administration endeavors to make good on its promise to relieve the economy of what he calls “job-killing regulations.”
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
As President Trump’s administration begins the process of rescinding or modifying the Clean Water Rule (CWR) promulgated by the administration of President Obama, the U.S. Supreme Court’s already historic decision in Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos, decided June 19, 2006) acquires even greater significance.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act included changes to provisions affecting claims of confidentiality made by companies that must provide the EPA with information about chemicals subject to reporting requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) offers both the regulated community and other stakeholders the opportunity to appeal Agency enforcement actions and Agency-issued permits outside the formal federal judicial system.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations include a provision at 40 CFR 112.8(c)(2) that requires that the secondary means of containment for the entire capacity of a container at a facility also have sufficient freeboard to contain precipitation.
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