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Senators Eye 'Specificity' For Bill To Guide Replacement EPA 'Waters' Rule

Senators opposed to EPA's pending final Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule are planning to introduce in the coming days legislation that will add “specificity” to related House legislation that would force the agency to re-propose the rule, setting guidelines to ensure against EPA simply reissuing the same rule it already floated.

High Court Urged To Prevent Administration Limiting CWA Ruling's Scope

A recycling firm is urging the Supreme Court to resolve an appellate split over whether agencies' Clean Water Act (CWA) “jurisdiction” determinations are subject to judicial review, fearing the administration might try to limit the scope of a first-time appellate ruling that granted review of the findings to the states covered by that appeals court.

EPA Still Weighing Possible Second Review Of Vanadium IRIS Assessment

Managers of EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) have yet to respond to requests from industry and the Department of Defense (DOD) to seek a second peer review of some portion of the pending IRIS assessment of vanadium pentoxide (V2O5), or to set a stopping rule deadline, leaving the timeline for completing the assessment uncertain.

Industry, Animal Rights Groups Question EPA's Proposed EDSP Tier 2 Tests

2nd Circuit Grants EPA Bid To Consolidate Cooling Water Rule, BiOp Suits

EPA Advisors Suggest Greater Local Government Input In Oil Spill Responses

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