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  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    In a rare demonstration of continuity between administrations, the EPA announced that in early 2020, it would propose regulations to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx) from on-road heavy-duty trucks and engines.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    TransCanada’s plans to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline and the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) approval of those plans ran into another wall when a U.S. District Court judge in Montana found that the DOS had not met its statutory requirements in analyzing the effects of the project on climate change and on species protected by the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    With the midterm elections switching control of the House to the Democrats, there will also be changes in the leadership of House committees in January 2019. The Committee on Energy and Commerce typically takes the lead on environmental issues in the House, and it is expected that the committee’s current Ranking Member, Democrat Frank Pallone of New Jersey, will move into the chairman seat now occupied by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR).
  • With all of the high-tech stormwater control gadgets on the market these days, facilities often overlook one of the most important best management practices (BMPs): employee training. When facilities do remember to train, they often find that it is difficult to get employees to care about stormwater in the first place. This article explores how to solve these problems and develop an effective stormwater training program.

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    The EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) has stepped away from an earlier policy that created an expectation that in settlements with violators of environmental law and regulation, Agency case teams are expected to make use of “innovative enforcement” tools. The Agency now states that while such tools have proven useful, case teams are not required to “routinely” make use of them in settlements.
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180458Mobile Sources No objections—yet—to EPA’s cleaner truck plan 11/15/18
180433Energy U.S. judge vacates Keystone approval 11/14/18
180410Environment - General Pallone likely to chair Energy Committee 11/13/18
173417Stormwater-Industrial Facilities Employee training: How to develop your most valuable industrial stormwater BMP 11/13/18
180318Enforcement EPA’s revised policy on enforcement settlements 11/07/18
180290Toxic Substances Control Act EPA formaldehyde proposal seeks improved alignment with CARB 11/06/18
180289Air - General EPA fact-checks CNN’s ozone transport story 11/05/18
180234Ag Waste EPCRA reporting exemption proposed for farms 11/01/18
180204Mobile Sources Industry leaders oppose rollback in vehicle standards 10/31/18
180161Fuels and Fuel Additives President signals switch on E15 10/26/18
180140Underground Injection Wells EPA pulls proposed uranium mining standard 10/25/18
180115Thermal Discharges 2nd Circuit denies all challenges to cooling water rule 10/22/18
180086Asbestos Virginia court defines duty of care in asbestos case 10/18/18
180075Hazardous Air Pollutants EPA cuts cost of resin NESHAP 10/17/18
180029Environment - General Trump says he will review U.N.’s 1.5°C report 10/12/18