Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy.
EPA uses victim restitution statute to recover its costs for responding to massive asbestos release.
EPA’s new rules will govern methane emissions from new oil and gas industry operation sources, with regulations for existing sources on the horizon.
Michigan's Legislators should consider the increasingly positive business case for supporting the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard before acting to roll it back or eliminate it outright.
Upwind states will have to control ground level ozone inducing air emissions to help downwind states comply with the Clean Air Act.
The Supreme Court handed the EPA a loss by sending EPA’s Clean Air Act mercury rule for existing power plants to the DC Circuit, but the practical effect is minimal.
Michigan’s governor looks to advance state’s energy policies but faces push back from the Legislature.
EPA proposes regulations to control ground-level ozone in an effort to combat smog.
Violating environmental law self-reporting obligations can lead to some very expensive fines and penalties.
Public comments on proposed new EPA greenhouse gas rules raise new issues, so agency seeks comments on those issues.
United Nations Climate Summit begins global discussion of responses to Climate Change, Obama administration announces policies to assist development of international programs.
While the Supreme Court trimmed a little of EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources, it left in place EPA’s authority to do so.
Nuclear and green energy producers may be long-term financial winners if proposed new EPA rules for regulating greenhouse gas emissions at existing sources are adopted.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that downwind states cannot be held responsible for air pollution caused by upwind states.
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- New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front
- New Administration Delays Sewage Overflow Rule for More Study
- Michigan Lawmakers Ease Access to Underground Storage Tank Clean-up Funds
- Renewable Energy Poised to Thrive Under any White House
- HUD Proposes New Lead-based Paint Rule to Protect Kids
- EPA Turns to Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act to Recover Costs
- Great Lakes Compact Worked as Designed in Diversion Approval
- Ballast Water Bill at Risk of Becoming Law Without Debate
- New Michigan Policies Make Energy Efficiency a Priority
- EPA Issues New Regulations Governing Air Emissions Generated by Oil, Gas Activities