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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the EPA has established requirements that owners or operators (O/Os) of Class II underground injection wells associated with oil and gas production maintain financial responsibility and resources to properly close, plug, and abandon such wells.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The EPA recently issued its fall 2016 Regulatory Agenda, which lists 49 actions in “final rule stage.” Some of these actions are technical or noncontroversial or intended to reduce compliance burden (e.g., updates of testing procedures, elimination of outdated information, switching to electronic mandatory reporting). But a large number of them will increase or potentially increase regulatory responsibilities either for specific or multiple industrial sectors.
Many small and/or start-up companies first become aware of the federal hazardous waste regulations because of their use of industrial solvents.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
On September 21, 2016, the federal government released two documents intended to both raise the public’s awareness of the risks climate change pose to national security and create some assurance that the government will consider climate change when developing security plans.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
With the election of Donald Trump, it is likely that there will be a dramatic shift in federal environmental regulation.
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