Login

Forgot password?
Sign up today and your first download is free.
REGISTER

Waste

Court sets arguments in EPA landfill methane appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has scheduled July 17 oral arguments in EPA’s appeal of a district court deadline to complete a federal plan for limiting landfill’s methane emissions.

542 words

226313

New Hampshire seeks to restore landmark PFAS rules

The Granite State is seeking to restore landmark rules setting strict drinking water and groundwater standards for four PFAS.

760 words

226297

Environmentalists Seek To Halt DOD’s PFAS Incineration, Study Alternatives

Environmental groups are gearing up to press Congress to require the Defense Department (DOD) to halt its continuing incineration of its stockpile of legacy firefighting foam containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as they are frustrated with DOD’s alleged flouting of legislative restrictions on incineration passed late last year.

1094 words

226281

9th Circuit Weighs Allowing Cost Recovery For ‘Future’ Cleanup Costs

A federal appellate court is weighing whether to allow a potentially responsible party (PRP) to recoup from another PRP cleanup costs it paid through a settlement with EPA, but which have yet to be expended at the site -- with the court seeking a middle ground as it expressed reservations that barring such recovery could counter Superfund law incentives for settling early.

1387 words

226280

Groups Ask Court To Force EPA Response To COVID Enforcement Petition

A coalition of environmental groups is seeking a swift federal district court order forcing EPA to respond to its petition for a rule disclosing which entities make use of the agency’s controversial enforcement discretion policy that allows lapses in required monitoring and reporting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1151 words

226277

High Court Superfund Preemption Ruling May Aid Climate Nuisance Suits

Attorneys for state and local governments bringing climate change nuisance suits against oil companies argue the Supreme Court’s recent decision that federal Superfund law does not preempt state courts from overseeing cleanup claims brought under state common law bolsters their climate cases.

803 words

226273

CLF appeals ruling pausing novel CWA climate case

The Conservation Law Foundation is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit to overturn a lower court order pausing its cause arguing that an oil terminal’s water permit does not account for climate risks.

404 words

226251

EPA Advisers Urge 'Greater Clarity,' Guidance On EPA’s Science Rule

EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) is urging the agency to provide “greater clarity” on the broad scope of its controversial plan limiting the use of science in policy decisions, as well as additional guidance for when the administrator can exercise proposed authority granting discretion to waive the limitations in some cases.

1002 words

226246

EPA Advisers Urge ‘Greater Clarity,’ Guidance On Agency Science Policy

EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) is urging the agency to provide “greater clarity” on the broad scope of its controversial plan limiting the use of science in policy decisions, as well as additional guidance for when the administrator can exercise proposed authority granting discretion to waive the limitations in some cases.

1002 words

226259

EPA’s Draft Perc Evaluation Finds Risks, Sets Review Despite SACC Concerns

EPA is moving ahead with a planned peer review of its just-released draft evaluation of the common solvent perclorothylene (perc or PCE), which finds multiple uses that present unreasonable risk to workers, consumers and the environment, though it is unclear if advisors will have a quorum to be available to review it.

1101 words

226229

Pages