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Thursday, March 06, 2014
The 65,000 total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) that have been developed for impaired waters in the United States is an impressive number. But when one looks closer at what that number actually means, it is a lot less impressive.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
EPA’s Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rule established a case-by-case process through which the Agency determines if NHSM is not a solid waste because it has not been discarded and is indistinguishable in all relevant aspects from a fuel product. The NHSM rule lists the criteria the Agency will use to make the fuel-or-waste determination. One criterion recently discussed at length in an EPA letter is processing.
Friday, February 28, 2014
The applicability of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to retail hazardous waste presents complications that Congress never addressed in writing one of the nation’s bedrock environmental statutes.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
An Inspection Type Glossary on the website of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) lists no less than 12 types of inspections an operator of an interstate natural gas or hazardous liquids pipeline may need to endure.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
One of several calculated risks President Obama took in his June 2013 Climate Action Plan is a “call” to limit U.S. financial support for new coal-fired power generation projects in developing countries
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