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New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front

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Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Public Policy

New Administration Delays Sewage Overflow Rule for More Study

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A proposed rule governing uncontrolled discharges of raw sewage into surface waters waits review by the new administration. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Waste Water

Michigan Lawmakers Ease Access to Underground Storage Tank Clean-up Funds

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Michigan just made it easier for owners and operators of underground storage tanks to demonstrate financial assurance and obtain cash for closing leaking tanks. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Oil & Gas, Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

EPA Turns to Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act to Recover Costs

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EPA uses victim restitution statute to recover its costs for responding to massive asbestos release. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Hazardous Materials

Great Lakes Compact Worked as Designed in Diversion Approval

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Great Lakes water diversion to Wisconsin city outside the Great Lakes Basin supported by science and the Great Lakes Compact. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes

Ballast Water Bill at Risk of Becoming Law Without Debate

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Federal legislators try to insert weaker ballast discharge regulations into defense budget, which may pave the way for more invasive species in the Great Lakes. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Great Lakes, Invasive Species

EPA Issues New Regulations Governing Air Emissions Generated by Oil, Gas Activities

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EPA’s new rules will govern methane emissions from new oil and gas industry operation sources, with regulations for existing sources on the horizon. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases, Natural Gas, Oil & Gas, Public Policy

New Michigan Underground Storage Tank Fund Helps Owners Comply With Release Requirements

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Underground storage tank owners and operators can apply for funds to help pay cleanup costs for release of materials into environment. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Liability, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

EPA Considers Adding 30 Potential Water Contaminants it Regulates

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Our access to drinking water is almost assumed, but how do we know it is safe? Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation

EPA Seeks to Stiffen Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

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Upwind states will have to control ground level ozone inducing air emissions to help downwind states comply with the Clean Air Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation
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