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Inside EPA - 03/29/2019

EPA Critique Of Missouri Ash Program Previews Bar For State Permit Rules

March 26, 2019
EPA is taking the rare step of publicly criticizing Missouri’s draft coal ash disposal rules for failing to meet the standard of protection required by the agency’s Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) ash rule, previewing the bar that EPA will set for states to win approval of their programs to comply with the rule’s mandates. The agency is currently defending a court challenge over its process for reviewing applications from states to operate their own ash disposal programs, as...

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