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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The antidegradation provision of the Clean Water Act (CWA) is one of a number of areas in which the power struggle is played out between states and the EPA over who controls the quality of the nation’s waters.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Supporters of the recent bombshell proposal jointly issued by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to define waters of the United States point out that the Clean Water Act's (CWA) jurisdiction over "navigable waters" must be viewed in the context of other sections of the statute.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The EPA's recent proposal to amend its worker protection standard (WPS) presents a good opportunity to review the differing authorities of the two agencies with regard to protecting pesticide handlers and agricultural workers from exposure to pesticides.
The FutureGen project was officially launched by the G.W. Bush administration in 2004. Ten years later it is still in the early stages of development.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The general part of the Clean Air Act’s (CAA) general duty clause (GDC) is viewed by pro-regulation factions as a proper avenue to lower the risk of chemical accidents and by industry as an overly vague term that provides regulatory agencies with almost unlimited power to impose their own concepts of safety on facilities.
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