Environmentalists Renew Push To Subject OB/OD Waste Permits To NEPA

May 22, 2023
Environmentalists are renewing their calls for a federal appellate court to require the Air Force to conduct a National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) review before seeking a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) permit allowing continued open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) operations in Guam. If their suit is successful, it could set a key precedent subjecting the military to NEPA review requirements just as EPA prepares to propose a rule that appears likely to continue to provide an exemption -- albeit...

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