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TDI Emission Calculator: American Chemistry Council/Center for the Polyurethanes Industry

The American Chemistry Council (“ACC”) referenced in a April 17th news release the availability of a Center for the Polyurethanes Industry TDI Emission Calculator (“TDI Calculator”). The TDI Calculator is described as a...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report Weekly Update April 2019 #4

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau- CFPB Changes Policies Regarding Civil Investigative Demands- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced changes to its policies regarding civil investigative demands...more

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State Air Trends & Successes - The StATS Report: The Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies Report

The Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (“AAPCA”) has issued the 2019 edition of its annual report titled: State Air Trends & Successes - The StATS Report (“Report”) ...more

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Title II Mobile Source Enforcement/Clean Air Act: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Bottling Company Enter into Consent...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and Royal Crown Bottling Corporation (“Royal Crown”) entered into an April 5th Consent Agreement and Final Order (“CAFO”) addressing alleged violations of certain...more

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Coke Oven Source Categories/Clean Air Act: Citizens Suit Alleges EPA Violation of Non-Discretionary Duty

The Sierra Club and other environmental organizations (collectively “Sierra Club”) filed an April 15th Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (“Complaint”) against the United States Environmental Protection Agency...more

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Fireworks: A “Boom” Or A “Dud” For Arizona

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The Arizona Legislature is on the cusp of passing legislation that will expand the days on which consumer fireworks are permitted for sale and use in Arizona. However, what some may think will serve as a boom for sales, just...more

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As Mobile Source Enforcement Revs Up, Does UPHE v. Diesel Power Gear Presage a Wave of Citizen Suits?

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U.S. EPA Clean Air Act mobile source enforcement is on the upswing. Following a recent settlement with an aftermarket automotive parts manufacturer, Susan Bodine, Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Enforcement and...more

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Oregon Air Toxic Sources Need to Focus on Their Priority and Plan

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Oregon moved to regulate air toxics with SB 1541, which became effective April 10, 2018. Regulations implementing the air toxics requirements were adopted by Oregon DEQ in November of 2018 and, as explained below, draft risk...more

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Electric Vehicles and Zero Emission Transportation Related Bills Introduced in the 2019-2020 Legislative Session

February 22, 2019 marked the deadline by which bills could be introduced for the first half of the 2019-2020 California Legislative Session. More than 1,800 Assembly Bills and nearly 800 Senate bills were introduced; among...more

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California Air and Climate Vol. 7: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets for Ride-Hailing Companies; USEPA’s Alleged Failure to...

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California Targets Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ride-Hailing Companies - At a February 22, 2019 workshop, the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) unveiled its planned “Clean Miles Standard” that will require...more

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Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standards/Clean Air Act: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Approval of Independence...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) in a March 13th Federal Register Notice announced the reclassification of the Independence County, Arkansas, unclassifiable area for the 2010 sulfur dioxide (“SO2)...more

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Transportation Funding Via The Taxing of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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Just as a state’s economic development and growth is impacted by its ability to build and maintain its highways and bridges and improve its transportation systems, so too is its air quality. After all, transportation...more

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Air Enforcement: Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board Proposed Order Addressing Jackson, Tennessee, Fiberglass Reinforcement...

The Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board (“Board”) issued a February 25th Technical Secretary’s Order and Assessment of Civil Penalty (“Order”) to Electri-Glass, Inc. (“EGI”) addressing an alleged violation of an air permit....more

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Self-Disclosure/Air Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and Crittenden County, Arkansas, Petroleum...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) and Valero Partners West Memphis, LLC (“Valero”) entered into a January 29th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) to address an alleged air permit violation. See LIS...more

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EPA Proposes National Compliance Initiatives

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting comment through March 11, 2019, on its proposed “National Compliance Initiatives” for fiscal years (FY) 2020-2023. National Compliance Initiatives were known as...more

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Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Overview/Air Quality Update: Stuart Spencer (Associate Director Office of Air...

Stuart Spencer undertook a February 4th presentation to my University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law Environmental Law class titled: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Overview and Air Quality Update...more

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

NJDEP Seeks Public Comment on Environmental Justice Guidance

On April 20, 2018, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 23. In the order, Governor Murphy concluded that New Jersey’s low-income communities and communities of color have been exposed to disproportionately high and...more

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Trying to Thread a Very Fine—and Possibly Non-Existent—Needle: EPA Proposes to Withdraw a Necessary Underpinning of the Mercury...

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In December 2011, the EPA announced the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act (CAA), commonly referred to as the MATS rule. The MATS rule governs the emission of mercury from electric power...more

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Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Operator of Washington County, Alabama, Gas Production, Treating and Processing...

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) and American Midstream Chatom, LLC (“AMC”) entered into a January 11th Consent Order (“CO”) addressing alleged violations of an air permit. See Consent Order No.:...more

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Odor Issues Are Moving to the Forefront as More States Allow Recreational Cannabis

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With 10 states and the District of Columbia having legalized recreational cannabis (representing nearly a quarter of the U.S. population, including the most populous state), an emerging issue is how to deal with the odor...more

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California Air and Climate, Vol. 6: CARB Adopts Amendments to Cap-and-Trade Program and State-Wide Emissions Reporting...

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CARB Adopts Amendments to Cap-and-Trade Program - On December 13, 2018, the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) adopted amendments to its greenhouse gas (“GHG”) cap-and-trade program to implement changes required by AB...more

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New Regulations for Assessing Transportation Impacts Under CEQA Finalized

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The California Natural Resources Agency has adopted new CEQA Guidelines that will leave behind level of service in favor of vehicle miles traveled. Following years of development and public comment, the Office of Planning...more

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Air Regulatory Efficiency and Streamlining Effort (EASE) Collaborative: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Announces...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) issued a news release announcing a public meeting to “kick-off” what is described as the: Air Regulatory Efficiency and Streamlining Effort Collaborative (“EASE”)...more

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Air Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and Johnson County, Arkansas, Compressor Station Operator Enter into...

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and XTO Energy, Inc., (“XTO”) entered into a December 17th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing alleged violations of an air permit. See LIS No. 18-099. The CAO...more

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Air Enforcement: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Chicago, Illinois, Metal Shredding/Recycling Facility Enter into Consent...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and Metal Management Midwest, Inc. d/b/a Sims Metal Management (“Metal Management”) entered into a December 20th Consent Agreement and Final Order (“CAFO”) addressing...more

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