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EPA’s Latest Regulatory Agenda Continues Commitment to Strong Environmental Protections and Regulatory Reform into 2021

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

On June 30, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the rest of the federal government, released the Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Spring Agenda).

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EPA Takes Action to Stop Use of Certain PFAS in Products and Protect American Consumers: Agency marks 4th anniversary of amended TSCA by meeting important milestone under PFAS Action Plan

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

On June 18, 2020, EPA granted petitions to add n-propyl bromide (nPB) (Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) No. 106-94-5) to the list of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) contained in the Clean Air Act (CAA).

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Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Information Collection; Effort for Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilization Facilities

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

On June 12, 2020, the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) for Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilization Facilities was published in the Federal Register.

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U.S. EPA Proposed Consent Decree to Establish NSPS/NESHAP for Seven Source Categories

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

U.S. EPA has issued a notice of proposed consent decree with Our Children’s Earth Foundation (published 7/24/2020) that

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EPA Releases Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda, Priorities

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

The EPA has released its Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. Known as the Spring Agenda, this report provides public updates about planned regulatory activity for the federal government for the next 12 months.

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EPA Announces Plan to Terminate COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion Policy on August 31, 2020

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) recently announced that it will be terminating its temporary enforcement discretion policy on August 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time.

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Mercury Air Toxics Standards (MATS)

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

On Friday, July 17, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized minor revisions to the 2012 Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants.

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Revisions to Appendix P to 40 CFR Part 51, Concerning Minimum Emission Reporting Requirements in State Implementation Plans

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

On July 15, 2020 the U.S. EPA Administrator signed a final rule amending regulations guiding the preparation of state implementation plans (SIPs

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EPA proposes to amend regulations for certain industrial boilers

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

The U.S. EPA on July 9 released a proposed rule that aims to amend emission standards for certain categories of boilers based on the maximum achievable control technologies (MACT).

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Illinois tries to force EPA's hand on methane standards

Posted by [email protected] on Jul. 31, 2020  /   0

Illinois is joining more than a dozen other states in trying to force the Environmental Protection Agency's hand on methane pollution standards.

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