EPA Agrees To Quickly Decide On Coal Ash Rules For ‘Inactive’ Landfills

February 2, 2023
EPA is agreeing to a three-month schedule to propose first-time rules regulating hundreds of “inactive” landfills containing coal combustion residuals (CCR), which are currently exempt from the agency’s other Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules for CCR storage, or determine that such a rule is not needed. The proposed regulatory schedule, which is spelled out in a notice slated for publication in the Federal Register Feb. 3, would resolve litigation filed by a number of environmental groups in...

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