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SAB Concerns, Personnel Changes Delay Input On Using EJ In EPA Rules

EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) members' lingering concerns over whether EPA can incorporate environmental justice (EJ) as a factor in rulemakings, coupled with the departure of SAB's chairman, are delaying the finalization of recommendations EPA officials are waiting on to finalize long-pending guidance on addressing EJ in rules.

EPA's Criticisms Of FERC's Pipeline NEPA GHG Review Could Bolster Suit

EPA is criticizing as too narrow a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the potential greenhouse gas (GHG) impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline, and the agency's criticisms could boost environmentalists' expected suit over FERC's approval of the pipeline project.

6th Circuit's Split Ruling Sets Test For Scope Of CWA General Permit 'Shield'

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit has issued a precedent-setting split ruling that sets a test for when a Clean Water Act (CWA) general permit can “shield” companies from citizen suit enforcement, expanding the scope of a 4th Circuit test on using the shield for individual CWA permits to broader general permits.

Judge Upholds EPA Release Of Farm Operational Data To Environmentalists

EPA Aims To Use 'Next Generation' Enforcement Measures In Settlements

EPA Faces Dual Legal Bids Seeking To Force Issuance Of CAFO Air Rules

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