• EPA Proposes Rule for Modernizing and Streamlining the Administrative Requirements for Permitting Decisions and Appeals  - 

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a procedural rule to streamline and modernize the Agency's permitting process. This was done by creating a time-limited alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process as a precondition to »

  • EPA Issues Final Rule to Repeal 2015 Rule  - 

    On October 22, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, published a final rule to repeal the 2015 Rule that expanded the definition of "Waters of the U.S." (WOTUS). The 2015 Rule enhanced »

  • Vision 2020 - Centralized Data for Environmental Reporting  - 

    Environmental reporting is a compliance requirement that involves the collection, documentation, and transfer of a source's (or multiple sources') environmental data from one entity to another. It may include reporting to US Environmental Protection »

  • 12 Common SPCC Misconceptions  - 

    The Clean Water Act prohibits the discharge of oil in harmful quantities into navigable waters of the United States and directs the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to write rules to prevent oil discharges. These rules-known as the Spill »

  • EPA Proposes Policy Amendments to 2012 and 2016 NSPS for Oil and Natural Gas Industry  - 

    On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed two alternate amendments to New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) OOOO and NSPS OOOOa in order to re-define the affected source category and to remove duplicative »

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