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EPA Announces Six National Compliance Initiatives For 2020-2023
In June 2019, the U.S. EPA's Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance announced that it has selected six National Compliance Initiatives
United States
25 Jul 2019
Claims Against Caterpillar Can Proceed Despite "Mere Conclusory" Allegations In CERCLA Complaint
Claims against Caterpillar Global Mining LLC survived Caterpillar's Motion to Dismiss on the ground that the allegations were merely conclusory in a CERCLA cost recovery claim before the U.S.
United States
27 May 2019
Solid Waste Incineration Units/Emission Guidelines
On November 13, the U.S. EPA submitted a notice of a continuing information collection request regarding emission guidelines for existing solid waste incineration units.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Increased Regulation Coming For Coal Ash
The decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on August 21 in Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG), et al v. EPA, No. 15-1219
United States
29 Oct 2018
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
United States
1 Oct 2018
Power Plants Get Two Year Reprieve From Parts Of Wastewater Discharge Rule
Power plants will not have to meet new limits until 2020 for toxic wastewater that comes from using air pollution control systems and transporting bottom furnace ash.
United States
2 Oct 2017
EPA Issues Final Rules Under TSCA For Risk Evaluation And Prioritization Of Chemicals
On July 20, 2017, EPA published two final rules in the federal register under the TSCA, 15 U.S.C. § 2601, as revised by the .Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act...
United States
8 Aug 2017
Regional Solid Waste Management Authorities
The Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act (the "Act"), enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia in 1990, has placed a number of compliance, management...
United States
30 Jun 2017
Tax-Exempt Financing For Waste Disposal/Recovery And Wastewater Treatment
Tax-exempt bond financing is available for certain water and sewage, solid waste disposal/recovery project, waste-to-energy projects, and wastewater treatment projects.
United States
4 May 2017
Coal Ash Decision Expands Clean Water Act To Include Groundwater Discharges
On March 23, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held that Dominion Power's discharge of pollutants via a groundwater pathway was in violation of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
United States
18 Apr 2017
EPA Announces First Ten Chemicals To Be Evaluated Under TSCA
In the summer of 2016, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law an amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which included, among other things...
United States
14 Dec 2016
Proposed Pharmaceutical Rule Receives Concerns, Some Praise
The comment period on EPA's proposed Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals closed on December 24.
United States
18 Feb 2016
EPA Developing Best Practices To Report Industrial Chemical Discharges
The agency also plans to clarify reporting guidelines under 40 C.F.R. 403.12(j) and 403.12(p) that spell out reporting procedures for industrial users that discharge chemicals to treatment plants.
United States
10 Jun 2015
Land Deposition Of Air Pollutants Constitutes Disposal Of Hazardous Waste, Per District Court In Ohio
Expansion of RCRA's citizen suit provisions to address land deposition of air pollutants could vastly expand the universe of potential RCRA citizen suit claims.
United States
7 May 2015
EPA Sets Stricter NESHAP Standards For Off-Site Waste And Recovery Operations
Effective immediately, a new EPA rule (RIN 2060-AR47) updates the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for off-site waste and recovery operations.
United States
16 Apr 2015
Federal Court: Manure From Dairy Is Solid Waste Regulated By RCRA
In a first-time ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington ruled in January that manure from a dairy is solid waste regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
United States
6 Mar 2015
Ban On Disposal Of Electronic Equipment In New York Takes Effect January 1
Under a law enacted in 2010, a complete ban on the disposal of electronics went into effect statewide in New York on January 1.
United States
24 Feb 2015
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