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EPA Readies Deadline Extension For Ash Site Closure In Response To Court

August 07, 2019
EPA has sent for White House review the first of at least two rulemakings to revise Obama-era coal ash disposal standards in response to a 2018 court ruling that the policy was too weak, but the pending proposal will put off addressing the court mandate to regulate unlined and “legacy” ash sites in favor of a deadline extension and other issues. The White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) started review of the newest proposed change to the Resource...

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