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EPA Sets 'Brighter Lines' For CWA Jurisdiction In Final 'Waters' Regulation

EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are setting “brighter lines” for determining the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA) in their final rule on the water law's reach, aiming to address concerns about uncertainty in the proposed version of the rule -- such as clarifying when waters have a “significant nexus” triggering CWA jurisdiction.

Solvent Makers, Suppliers Fight Push For EPA To List Chemical As Air Toxic

Makers and suppliers of the solvent n-propyl bromide (nPB) are defending the chemical against years-old efforts by the makers of other solvents and New York for EPA to list nPB as a Clean Air Act hazardous air pollutant (HAP) subject to strict air toxics rules, arguing the listing petitions contain outdated and inaccurate information.

Ruling Rejecting Kansas SIP Suit Gives Few Hints On Fate Of CSAPR Plans

A federal appeals court has rejected Kansas' suit over EPA's rejection of its “good neighbor” state implementation plan (SIP) to curb interstate air pollution that the agency replaced with its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), but the ruling offers few hints on how the court might rule on suits over dozens of other vetoed SIPs.

Markey Flaring Bill Prompts Debate Over Oil And Gas Methane Emissions

Industry Cites Circuit Split In Bid For High Court Review Of Consent Decrees

Advanced Biofuel Makers Seek RFS Credit For Off-Site Fuel Manufacturing

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