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D.C. Circuit Appears Skeptical Of Industry's 'Notice' Claims In ESPS Suit

The 10 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit appeared largely unreceptive to potentially precedential industry arguments seeking to overturn EPA's power plant greenhouse gas rule because the final rule included many key components -- most importantly performance rates for coal and gas plants on a national basis -- that were never proposed.

States Weigh Financial Assurance Mandates For Fracking, Produced Water

WHEELING, WV -- State environmental regulators are considering financial assurance mandates for oil and gas exploration projects to safeguard against environmental harms when the wells are shuttered, but the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is urging them to expand that mandate to reuse of the industry's produced water, such as for irrigation.

EPA Eyes Perchlorate SDWA Suit Settlement, Seeks Input On Risk Model

EPA and environmentalists have reached an undisclosed tentative settlement in a lawsuit claiming the agency has missed Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) deadlines for a perchlorate drinking water standard, while EPA is also floating for peer review and public comment the risk model that it will use to inform such a standard.

Cities Urge White House To Exempt Water Reuse Rebates From Taxation

Suit Seeks To Force Exxon To Weigh Climate Effects In CWA, RCRA Plans

Advisors Back New Biotech Pesticide While Seeking Further EPA Review

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