Inside EPA

EPA 'Consistency' Policy Might Lead To Uneven Clean Air Act Enforcement

EPA's proposal to exclude adverse appellate court rulings on its Clean Air Act policies from applying nationwide might lead to uneven enforcement of the air law, some observers say, as the plan appears to give agency regions broad discretion to respond to such rulings absent any guidance from headquarters on a uniform response.

District Court's Ruling Seen As Further Setback For EPA NSR Enforcement

A federal district court's ruling partially rejecting an EPA Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) enforcement action against Texas utility Luminant is another significant setback for the agency's NSR enforcement efforts, sources say, as it reinforces a strict statute of limitations approach that sets a time limit on pursuing such actions.

10 Years After Katrina, EPA's Use Of Equity After Disasters Seen As Uneven

A decade after the landfall and after-effects of Hurricane Katrina triggered calls for EPA to elevate environmental justice (EJ) considerations in its disaster responses, advocates say the agency has an uneven track record because it has improved engagement with equity areas but fallen short of adequate EJ considerations in disaster cleanups.
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EPA, Colorado Reach Deal To Fight Utility's Bid For Emergency MACT Stay

Ethanol Proponents Pursue Dual Suits Over EPA Mobile Source Air Model

EPA Fights Request To Rehear Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Ruling

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