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    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 »

  • Sector Roundup - Domestic Production, Pipelines, Terminals, Modular Refineries and Deepwater Ports  - 

    Domestic oil and gas production has contributed to tremendous growth throughout the U.S. energy and petrochemical industries. Successful growth has been contingent upon effective environmental permitting and compliance; and this article presents »

  • 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 »

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