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EPA Region 2 Plans To Expand PFOA Focus, Apply Stricter Safety Level

Propelled by contamination from a persistent perfluorinated chemical (PFC) found in drinking water in a New York community, EPA Region 2 officials are at the beginning stages of an effort to identify other locations with similar drinking water contamination, and will likely apply a non-enforceable health safety level more stringent than the agency’s existing short-term exposure advisory level of 400 parts per trillion (ppt), according to a regional official.

EPA Attacks Late Timing, Lack Of Standing In RFS Biodiesel Imports Suit

EPA is reiterating its attacks on the National Biodiesel Board's (NBB) suit challenging the agency's approval for Argentinian biodiesel imports to have access to the U.S. market under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), claiming NBB lacks legal standing to sue and that several aspects of their lawsuit are being pursued years too late.

State Regulators Offer McCarthy Broad Support For ESPS After Court Stay

State air regulators are offering EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy broad support for the agency's stalled greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants in the wake of the high court's stay, signaling that even regulators from coal states whose officials oppose the rule will continue discussions about the carbon-intensity of their power grids and suggesting that the delay may aid their eventual compliance.

Bayer Vows To Challenge EPA Pesticide Cancellation Plan In Rare Hearing

Appellate Judges Weigh Jurisdiction, Injury In EPA Vehicle Air Model Suit

Advisors Might Temper Critical BaP Review To Advance IRIS Assessment

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