User login

White House begins review of EPA-led coal ash permit program

September 10, 2019
EPA has sent for White House review its long-awaited proposal that would establish a nationwide permit program for coal ash disposal, replacing the current enforcement structure of the 2015 Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) rule that relies solely on citizen suits in any state that has not crafted its own permit system. The White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) received the permit rule for review on Sept. 6, according to its website. OMB review is targeted for...


Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting on EPA, the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda, and the pushback from the Democrat-controlled House.