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Inside EPA - 06/28/2019

EPA Proposal To Back Georgia Ash Program Sets Model For Strict State Plans

June 24, 2019
EPA is formally proposing to approve Georgia’s coal ash disposal permit program, which would make the Peach State the second to win federal permission to regulate ash disposal after Oklahoma and the first to go further than EPA’s ash standards by incorporating a 2018 appellate court ruling that ordered the agency to strengthen its nationwide ash rule. In its June 24 press release announcing the proposed approval , EPA touts the state’s ash permitting program as a model for others...

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