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Court Orders EPA To Develop Expedited Schedule For CERCLA Finance Rules

A federal appellate court has ordered EPA to update its schedule for issuing Superfund financial assurance rules for the hardrock mining industry, saying the agency should expedite the rules “to the greatest possible extent,” after Congress required the agency more than 30 years ago to identify classes of facilities needing such rules.

EPA Transportation Air Chief Renews Call For 'Long-Term' Fuels Strategy

EPA's top transportation air quality official is renewing his call for developing a "long-term fuels strategy" for conventional and renewable fuels that would ease marketplace entry for alternatives to gasoline and diesel, expanding the future of fuels policy far beyond contentious fights over the agency's renewable fuel standard (RFS).

RCRA Settlement May Boost Waste Law Suits Despite Averting Precedent

A proposed settlement between environmentalists and Washington state dairy farms subjecting manure to Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) solid waste mandates is part of a "mosaic" of law that could boost suits seeking to apply RCRA to manure, sources say, despite the pact averting any precedential court ruling on the issue.

EPA Appears To Drop New Coal CCS Requirement From Draft Final NSPS

9th Circuit Faults EPA Approval Of California SIP Without Vehicle Air Rules

Capito Cites Room To Modify ESPS Bill, But Democrats Remain Skeptical

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