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EPA Proposes Revisions To Obama Administration CO2 Standards For New, Reconstructed & Modified EGUs
This afternoon, EPA announced proposed revisions to performance standards governing CO2 emissions from new, reconstructed and modified coal-fired electric generating units.
United States
11 Dec 2018
EPA Releases Final Implementation Rule For The 2015 Ozone Standard
EPA posted its final implementation rule for the 2015 ozone standard on its website November 8, 2018, the day after it was signed by Andrew Wheeler.
United States
15 Nov 2018
Environmental Protection Agency Releases Clean Power Plan Replacement
This morning, the EPA released its proposed replacement for the CPP titled the "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," which would regulate greenhouse gas emissions at existing coal-fired power plants.
United States
30 Aug 2018
EPA Streamlines NSR Permitting For Projects with Insignificant Air Quality Impacts
On April 17, 2010 EPA issued a guidance document on the implementation of significant impact levels for ozone and fine particles.
United States
1 May 2018
DC Circuit Upholds CSAPR As "Better Than BART" Under Regional Haze Program
On March 20th, the DC Circuit upheld EPA's June 2012 "CSAPR = BART Rule," establishing that compliance with EPA's Cross State Air Pollution Rule, will satisfy the Best Available Retrofit Technology...
United States
22 Mar 2018
EPA Releases Final Classifications And Attainment Deadlines For 2015 Ozone Standard
On March 1, 2018, EPA released a final rule defining nonattainment area classifications under the 2015 ozone standard, along with attainment deadlines for each classification.
United States
7 Mar 2018
EPA Withdraws "Once In Always In" Policy, Removing Disincentive To Reducing Emissions
On January 25, 2018, EPA's Assistant Administrator, William Wehrum, issued a memorandum addressing when a "major source" subject to a section 112 maximum achievable control technology ("MACT")...
United States
1 Feb 2018
While Supreme Court Denies Petition For Appeal In Jobs Suit, EPA Plans To Revive Employment Impact Analyses
Section 321(a) requires EPA to evaluate the potential for plant closures and job losses resulting from regulation and/or enforcement under the Act.
United States
11 Jan 2018
EPA Changes Course On Authority To Revisit NSR Permits In Title V Context
In an October 16, 2017 order signed by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, EPA reversed a position it has held for many years — that the Agency has authority ...
United States
21 Nov 2017
EPA Issues Attainment Designations Under The 2015 Ozone Standard But Holds Nonattainment Designations
EPA issued what the Agency is calling "Round 1" of final area designations under the 2015 ozone standard on November 6, 2017.
United States
21 Nov 2017
EPA Extends Comment Deadline On CPP Repeal & Schedules Hearing In West Virginia
On November 2, EPA announced that it plans to hold the public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in Charleston, West Virginia and the Agency is extending the deadline ...
United States
8 Nov 2017
EPA Releases Proposal In The Third Round Of Designations For The 2010 SO2 NAAQS
On August 22, 2017, EPA released its proposed area designations in the latest round of designations under the 2010 SO2 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).
United States
4 Sep 2017
Fourth Circuit Nixes EPA Coal Jobs Review Requirement
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ("Fourth Circuit" or "the court") vacated a federal district court's order requiring EPA to account for the economic impacts of Clean Air Act ("CAA") regulations.
United States
30 Jun 2017
EPA Extends Deadline For Final Area Designations Under The 2015 Ozone NAAQS
Yesterday, June 6, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a one-year delay of EPA's final designation of areas under the 2015 ozone standard.
United States
21 Jun 2017
D.C. Circuit Delays SSM Rule Litigation
On April 24th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an order indefinitely delaying oral argument and holding in abeyance litigation over EPA's 2015 SSM Rule.
United States
2 May 2017
Sixth Circuit Ruling Reinforces EPA's Ability To Initiate NSR Enforcement Based On Projected Emissions Increases
In 2010, EPA initiated an enforcement action challenging DTE's routine maintenance designation.
United States
17 Feb 2017
EPA Increases Maximum Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts
On January 12, 2017, EPA published a final rule adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalty amounts for the statutes it administers.
United States
25 Jan 2017
EPA Changes Effective Date For New Regional Haze Rules In Published Rule
Making the rule effective immediately makes it more difficult for the Trump Administration to roll it back.
United States
16 Jan 2017
Challenges To EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Update Rule
A number of states, industry groups, companies and environmental groups have filed petitions for review with the D.C. Circuit challenging EPA's final Cross State Air Pollution Update Rule.
United States
6 Jan 2017
EPA Issues Proposed Implementation Rule For The 2015 Ozone Standard
Yesterday, November 2, 2016, EPA released a pre-publication version of proposed regulations that spell out how the Agency's 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard will be implemented.
United States
10 Nov 2016
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