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EAB Signals Support For EPA Positions In Landmark TSCA Reporting Case

EPA Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) judges, in a case testing the reach of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reporting rules, are signaling support for EPA arguments that companies must submit information that backs already known risks, and that violations may continue until the information is submitted, allowing penalties to accrue.

Refiners, Inhofe Urge EPA To Scrap Industry Air Rules, Craft New Analyses

Major refiners and Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) are urging EPA to scrap its proposed stricter refinery emissions rules and pursue new analyses of the regulations' potential adverse harms for the sector, outlining what they say are a host of legal, practical and economic flaws with the proposal that could serve as grounds for future litigation.

EPA Rejects Region's Call To End Oil, Gas Effluent Waiver But Plans Study

EPA headquarters appears to have rejected calls from agency Region 10 officials, environmentalists and others to consider ending a years-old exemption from the oil and gas sector's Clean Water Act (CWA) effluent standards for the Cook Inlet watershed in Alaska, although the agency is leaving the door open for future action, saying in its recent effluent plan that it will continue to study the issue.

EPA Faces Legal, Policy Questions After Appellate Court Ends CSAPR Stay

Chemical Industry Questions NAS' Role In Changes To IRIS Public Meetings

EPA Eases States' Air Violation Reporting Duty As New Database Launches

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