EAB Remands Permit Dispute Contesting RCRA Exemption At DOE Site

January 6, 2023
The Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) is remanding an EPA Clean Water Act (CWA) permit the agency issued to an Energy Department (DOE) nuclear site, requiring officials to take comment on the data it used to justify the permit while sidestepping, for now, environmentalists’ charges that the agency issued the permit to skirt waste law requirements. In a Dec. 28 order in In re: U.S. Department of Energy and Triad National Security, L.L.C. , EAB Judges Aaron Avila, Wendy Blake, and...

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