• EPA Repeals 2015 Rule Defining Waters of the United States  - 

    On September 12, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that along with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, they are repealing a 2015 rule that expanded the definition of “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS). The 2015 Rule enhanced »

  • EPA Publishes a Policy Assessment for the Review of NAAQS for PM  - 

    The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the establishment of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the environment. There are two types of NAAQS: 1) primary standards, which protect public »

  • EPA’s New Owner Audit Policy and Specifics for Oil and Natural Gas Sectors  - 

    On May 15, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a renewed emphasis on Self-Disclosed Violation Policies, as implemented in EPA's New Owner Audit Policy on April 11, 2000. The agency will promote the eDisclosure program, and »

  • EPA Proposes Project Emissions Accounting Rule  - 

    In March 2018, former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, issued a guidance memorandum titled “Project Emissions Accounting Under the New Source Review Preconstruction Permitting Program.” Administrator Pruitt »

  • EPA Discontinues Confidentiality Substantiation Deficiency Notices as of August 15  - 

    Confidential information is often necessary in submissions to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) reporting. With the enactment of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century »

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