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New OMB Policy Will Likely Reduce Informal Agency Guidance
On April 11, 2019, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Russell Vought announced a policy for review
United States
7 May 2019
Don't Just Investigate; Promulgate! Court Orders Chemical Safety Board To Produce Chemical Reporting Requirements
A federal court recently ordered the CSB to promulgate final accidental chemical release reporting regulations within 12 months.
United States
14 Feb 2019
Dipping Its Toe In The Groundwater? Supreme Court Eyes Expedited Review For Clean Water Act Case
On December 3, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an order requesting the Solicitor General to weigh in on a case related to the legal status of some types of groundwater.
United States
11 Dec 2018
Alive, For Now: D.C. Circuit Restores Obama-Era Risk Management Plan Amendments
On September 21, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an expedited mandate to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), forcing the agency to reinstate...
United States
3 Oct 2018
EPA Proposes Replacement For Clean Power Plan
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, a proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan issued in 2015.
United States
30 Aug 2018
EPA Memo Outlines Plan For Altering Review Process Of Existing Air Quality Regulations
On May 9, 2018, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a memorandum outlining a "back-to-basics" process for reviewing NAAQS for criteria pollutants under the CAA.
United States
17 May 2018
California Doubles Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets
Ten years after adopting the nation's first program to reduce statewide GHG emissions, California is doubling its GHG emission reduction goals while adopting new measures to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.
United States
16 Sep 2016
Handicapping Clean Power Plan Outcomes – Petitioners' Briefs
The petitioners challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit filed their joint opening briefs on February 19, 2016.
United States
15 Mar 2016
Supreme Court Halts Clean Power Plan Implementation Pending Judicial Review
Taking what many are calling an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court yesterday, in a 5-4 "party line" vote, granted a stay of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, halting the compliance requirements of the rule pending judicial review.
United States
26 Feb 2016
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