OMB Begins Review Of Legacy CCR Rule, Expanding EPA’s Coal Ash Reach

March 18, 2024
The White House has begun review of EPA’s final rule setting first-time requirements for hundreds of currently unregulated legacy and other coal ash facilities, a measure that once finalized is expected to boost EPA and environmentalist efforts to address the waste though it is likely to face a stiff industry challenge. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) received EPA’s draft final rule governing legacy coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundments and CCR management units (CCRMUs) on March 15 for...

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