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The Latest Environmental White Papers
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Not long after both parties in Congress united to pass a bill to increase EPA’s authority to regulate toxic chemicals in commerce, several Republican senators returned to form by charging that the Agency was abusing its power to enforce federal environmental laws.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
In its recently published Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criterion for Selenium—Freshwater, the EPA reminds stakeholders that the term water quality standards is used in two sections of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan—still unresolved both in terms of consumer confidence and corrective action—has inspired calls for congressional reform of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Thirteen years after being ordered by a U.S. appeals court to determine whether it will write federal regulations governing stormwater discharges from forest roads, the EPA has announced that it has decided not to do so.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Notwithstanding an order from the U.S. Supreme Court staying the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the EPA continues to refine its Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), a voluntary mechanism intended to encourage—some say intended to force—regulated power plants to undertake early action to increase renewable energy and energy efficiency in low-income communities.
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