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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Federal appellate court blocks EPA’s rule defining “Waters of the United States” for the purposes of the Clean Water Act.

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EPA must strengthen rule controlling introduction of invasive species into US waters through ballast discharge.

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EPA proposes broad rules requiring healthcare and associated facilities to properly store, transport and dispose of hazardous pharmaceutical wastes and bans "down the drain" disposal.

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Federal court upholds Chesapeake Bay multi-state water quality regulations, which may be a model for future Great Lakes regulations.

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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.

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Supporters and opponents of fracking can all find something they like in the EPA’s draft report on its assessment on the effect of fracking on drinking water resources.

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In a much anticipated rulemaking, EPA has defined what waters are regulated under the Clean Water Act, and not everyone is happy.

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