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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is an agency of the United States federal government established in 1970 at the proposal of President Richard Nixon to combat environmental degradation and protect human health. As part of its mission, the EPA enforces regulations affecting a variety of environmental issues, including air and water quality, pesticide-use, fuel economy standards, and nuclear contamination.  less -
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Senate Confirms Michal Freedhoff as EPA Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

On June 14, 2021, the Senate confirmed by voice vote Michal Freedhoff to be the Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As reported in our...more

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EPA Releases 2022 Construction General Permit for Public Comment

Key Takeaways What Is Happening? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published for public comment its proposed 2022 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Construction General Permit (CGP), which...more

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EPA OPPT Strategic Plan for FYs 2021-2023 Outlines Six Priority Areas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared a strategic plan for the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) for fiscal years (FY) 2021-2023. The strategic plan outlines how OPPT intends to fulfill...more

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Environmental Justice: An EPA Enforcement Priority

As we reported at the beginning of the year, President Biden has been making environmental justice one of his priorities since long before he took office. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently took...more

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EPA Signals Enforcement Direction Shifts

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The EPA has made public an April 30 memo from the acting assistant administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) to the national and regional enforcement managers that signals clear and specific...more

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Nominee for EPA Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

On May 12, 2021, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on several Department of the Interior and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominees, including Michal Freedhoff, Ph.D., to be...more

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Key Takeaways from the Climate Leaders Summit

Biden Promises to Cut U.S. Emissions in Half from 2005 Levels - The Biden administration kicked off their two-day Climate Leaders’ Summit on Earth Day, April 22, 2021, and concluded the event on April 23, 2021. The intent...more

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93rd Arkansas General Assembly: Arkansas Authority to Seek Delegation/Section 404 Clean Water Act Program (UPDATE)

As previously noted, House Bill 1261 (“HB 1261”) was introduced on January 25th which would authorize the Arkansas Water Control Agency (i.e., Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Division of Environmental Quality...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - February 2021 #2

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EPA withdraws toxicity assessment of PFAS contaminant, citing political interference - Chemical & Engineering News – February 10 - Citing a January 27 presidential directive on scientific integrity and evidence-based...more

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Plastic Pollution/U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development Initiatives: Office of Inspector General Report

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a January 6th Report titled: Office of Research and Development Initiatives to Address Threats and Risks to Public...more

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Chesapeake Restoration Update

At ACOEL’s 2019 annual meeting in Williamsburg I chaired a panel on the ongoing restoration of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, which I described as the biggest, and arguably the best, example of cooperative federalism in the...more

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Improving Our Nation's Clean Air Program: National Association of Clean Air Agencies Recommendations to the Biden/Harris...

The National Association of Clean Air Agencies (“NACAA”) issued a January 15th position paper titled: Improving Our Nation’s Clean Air Program: Recommendations from the National Association of Clean Air Agencies to...more

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Prepared for Takeoff: EPA Finalizes First-Ever Domestic Greenhouse Gas Standards for Aircraft

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has adopted the first-ever Clean Air Act (CAA) aircraft emission standards for greenhouse gases (GHGs), assuring the worldwide acceptance of U.S. manufactured airplanes and airplane...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - December 2020 #2

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New EPA rule aims to limit tough clean air measures under Biden - The New York Times – December 9 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this Wednesday completed a rule that could weaken federal authority to...more

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Marine Plastic Pollution

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As the inveterate pundit Pogo once said, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” This could very well be said for our disposable society, which uses and disposes tons of plastic in ways that are not wise and negatively impact...more

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Suit Challenges EPA FIFRA Enforcement Action Against Products Sold as “Cleaning Agents”

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made clear that, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it will aggressively pursue businesses that it believes are selling unregistered pesticide products. A recent press release...more

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EPA Issues New Air Guidance on Plantwide Applicability Limits

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On August 4, 2020, the EPA issued new guidance addressing the issue of Plantwide Applicability Limits (PAL) under the New Source Review (NSR) program of the Clean Air Act. The PAL guidance is intended to expedite facility...more

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Recent Actions on Ag Biotech by EPA’s Emerging Technologies Branch

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In this webinar, Keith Matthews from Wiley's Environment & Product Regulation group discusses recent actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division's (BPPD) Emerging...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - October 2020 #4

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Court allows Exide to abandon a toxic site in Vernon. Taxpayers will fund the cleanup - Bullet Los Angeles Times – October 16 - Chief Judge Christopher Sontchi of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware ruled...more

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EPA Issues New Interim Guidance on Expedited Review for Certain Long-Lasting Disinfectants

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The Environmental Protection Agency will expedite review of certain types of applications for new and amended registrations of pesticide products intended for use against the coronavirus (COVID-19). ...more

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Supplemental Environmental Projects/U.S. Department of Justice: Conservation Law Foundation Files Judicial Challenge to...

The Conservation Law Foundation (“CLF”) filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (“Complaint”) in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts challenging the Environment and Natural...more

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EPA’s Long-Anticipated VIDA Proposed Rule Now Available

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NEW DEVELOPMENT - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) made available its long-anticipated standards for discharges incidental to the normal operation of vessels pursuant to the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act...more

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Illinois Finalizes Regulations for Direct Implementation of Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permitting under the...

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As of September 4, 2020, Illinois has responsibility for direct administration of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting program under state regulations, including federal Clean Air Act (CAA)...more

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Illinois EPA Proposes PFAS Standards

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The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) released new proposed groundwater quality standards for select per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The new standards were released as a discussion draft of proposed...more

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Not Quite the Same as Making Mexico Pay For the Wall

As the New York Times has documented, President Trump stated numerous times that Mexico would pay for the border wall. With this context, it was hard not to appreciate the delicious irony when EPA announced earlier this week...more

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