From Mondaq | September 18. 2020
On September 11, the EPA proposed changes to an Obama-era rule on methane emissions to give oil and gas companies more time between inspections of drilling equipment and to repair methane gas leaks.
A new policy memorandum means that some proposed projects at large-emitting facilities would not be subject to major clean air new source review obligations.
A new Broadly Applicable Alternative for mass spectrometer RSR QA has been approved by the EPA.
In another blow to the Administration’s deregulatory agenda, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on December 27 that EPA has a non-discretionary duty to propose updates to its 2001 lead dust hazard standard.
On December 7, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released a policy memorandum entitled
The Clean Power Plan presents the states with a complex set of choices to
reduce CO2 emissions from their electricity sectors. <<
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan is likely to prevail
against an expected barrage of legal challenges by big polluters and their
allies, according to legal experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council,
Sierra Club and Environmental Defense Fund <<
Following Mexico’s initiative to discourage the use of carbon-intensive fuels,
Chile’s government has passed an environmental tax law with the objective
of encouraging a shift to the use of clean air technologies. <<