Attorney Sees ‘Big Change’ But Mixed Results From EPA’s SNUR Overhaul

August 15, 2022
Industry sees a mixed bag in the looming implementation of EPA’s recently finalized rule reworking key elements of its Significant New Use Rules (SNURs), including tightened workplace safety requirements alongside new flexibility for computing the discharges of chemicals into water when SNURs limit such releases. During an Aug. 10 webinar hosted by the law firm Keller and Heckman, partner James Votaw reiterated recent industry warnings that EPA’s move to ensure that SNUR guidelines adhere to the OSHA’s hierarchy of engineering...

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