Regulatory freeze puts dozens of EPA rules in limbo
The impact of a Trump administration regulatory freeze quickly landed at U.S. EPA yesterday as agency officials moved to halt or delay implementation of almost three dozen rulemakings and final regulations.
Study substantiates cross-state contamination concerns
For a century or more, states have traded blame for air pollution that wafts across their borders. Their finger-pointing may have a point.
EPA delays Del. ozone compliance petition response
U.S. EPA is giving itself another six months to address Delaware's complaint that a coal-fired power plant in southwestern Pennsylvania is contributing to ozone compliance problems.
EPA offers 2-pronged legal attack on MACT rule critics
U.S. EPA sought yesterday to parry a two-sided attack on its emission standards for brick and ceramic manufacturers, arguing in a newly filed court brief that the new limits are strong enough to satisfy public health requirements, yet not skewed against industry.
EPA agrees to decision deadline for Utah plant
U.S. EPA would have to decide on a challenge to a Utah power plant's operating permit by the end of August under a proposed consent decree to a Sierra Club lawsuit.