OMB Backs Legacy CCR Impoundment Plan As EPA Readies Landfill Decision

May 5, 2023
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has completed review of EPA’s proposal for first-time regulation of legacy coal ash surface impoundments, teeing the agency up to release its proposed rule soon as it is slated to make a determination on whether or not to regulate inactive coal ash landfills and sign a proposed rule on the issue. EPA’s proposed rule regulating legacy surface impoundments containing coal combustion residuals (CCR) cleared OMB review on May 4, a month...

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