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  • Friday, December 6, 2019
    The EPA has issued a policy memo largely to accommodate industry concerns about the rigidity of the Clean Air Act’s (CAA) New Source Review (NSR) program, as it has been implemented by the Agency, as well as states with CAA permitting authority.
    View all Air - General News.
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    On its way to becoming a final rule, an odd thing happened to an EPA proposal that would withdraw requirements promulgated by the Obama administration—major players in the affected sector itself have come out against the proposal and requested that the Agency preserve the provisions it wants to eliminate.
    View all Air - NSPS News.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
    The growing severity of flooding, storm surge, and wildfires brought on by climate change increases the risk that these events will spread contamination from Superfund sites and damage remedies put in place to control those risks. In a new report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that 60 percent (945 of 1,571) of all nonfederal Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) sites are located in areas that may be impacted by one or more of these potential climate change effects.
  • Monday, December 2, 2019
    Environmental, public health, and worker rights groups filed three challenges against the chemical Risk Evaluation Rule the EPA issued in July 2017 as required by the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    In October, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill intended to change the primary mission of the state Division of Oil , Gas, and Geothermal Resources from increasing production of oil and natural gas (O&G) in the state to ensuring that the regulation of O&G provides protection of public health and safety and environmental quality
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185737Air - General EPA clarifies NSR and ambient air policies 12/06/19
185711Air - NSPS O&G companies say methane regs are needed 12/04/19
185675Environment - General Climate change does not threaten Superfund sites, says EPA 12/03/19
185615Toxic Substances Control Act 9th Circuit denies most challenges to TSCA Risk Evaluation Rule 12/02/19
185571Environment - General California cracks down on fracking 11/27/19
185616Risk Management More on EPA’s RMP Reconsideration Rule 11/26/19
185602Environment - General EPA issues regulatory agenda and priorities for 2020 11/25/19
185582Risk Management BREAKING NEWS: RMP Reconsideration Complete - What goes and what stays? 11/21/19
185498Environment - General EPA seeks to trim authority of appeals board 11/21/19
185526Universal Wastes Aerosol cans added to federal Universal Waste program 11/19/19
185485Chemicals Much research still needed on PFAS 11/18/19
185482Toxic Substances Control Act Reverse engineering questions proposed for TSCA CBI claims 11/14/19
185465Environment - General Simultaneous proposals would cut costs for coal-fired power 11/12/19
185377Chemicals Most uses of methylene chloride pose unreasonable risks, says EPA 11/11/19
185253Environment - General Industry says it’s succeeding on climate change 11/07/19