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Future of Carbon Capture Looks Bright After Treasury Proposes Long-Awaited Regulations

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 26, 2020  /   0

The Treasury Department and the IRS provided practical administrative rules for the carbon capture and sequestration tax credit.

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COVID-19: President Trump’s Invocation of Emergency Authority to Streamline Environmental Review for Infrastructure Projects

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 26, 2020  /   0

The Trump administration issued two executive orders (EOs) in the past month seeking to encourage economic development through regulatory reform and relief as the United States navigates the reopening of business and activities throughout the country afte

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Can’t comply with EPA during the pandemic? Documentation is key

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 26, 2020  /   0

The Federal Environmental Protection Agency issued a policy memorandum March 26 regarding how it will exercise enforcement discretion in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the policy has drawn innumerable articles discussing its contents, this artic

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Streamlined Gasoline Regulations Proposed by EPA

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 15, 2020  /   0

The EPA is proposing a major reorganization of its Clean Air Act (CAA) Fuels and Fuels Additive regulations (40 CFR Part 80). In the proposed revisions, the Agency says it seeks to adopt a “holistic” approach that consolidates many different and overlappi

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EPA May Again Update Enforcement and Cleanup Policies in Light of New COVID-19 Executive Order

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 15, 2020  /   0

President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery on May 19.

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States go their own ways on environmental enforcement during crisis

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 15, 2020  /   0

Some state environmental regulators have decided not to follow the Trump administration's lead in easing enforcement of environmental rules for companies adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How “Stay at Home” Orders are Impacting the Waste Industry Across the Country

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 15, 2020  /   0

In a matter of days, Americans have been asked to stay home as states across the country issue orders requiring non-essential businesses to cease operations. Given the essential public health role of the waste and recycling industries, however, these indu

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ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS OVER?

Posted by [email protected] on Jun. 15, 2020  /   0

In a policy that has been praised by some, criticized by others, misunderstood by many, and politicized by many more still, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency articulated its expectations for environmental compliance during and after COVID-19.

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EPA Announces Plan to Reduce TSCA Fees Burden for Stakeholders

Posted by [email protected] on Apr. 14, 2020  /   0

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its plan to consider a proposed rule that would look at potential exemptions to the TSCA Fees Rule in response to stakeholder concerns about implementation challenges.

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Everyone Loses with New DOJ Policy Ending 30-Year Practice of Supplemental Environmental Projects

Posted by [email protected] on Apr. 14, 2020  /   0

Both communities and companies will no longer benefit from the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) in settlements of environmental enforcement actions, following the United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) comprehensive policy review and

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