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EPA Asks DC Circ. To Toss Hazardous Waste Challenge

by Law 360 | March 21, 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has pushed back on an effort to force it to expand the scope of regulations for managing corrosive waste, arguing its decision to reject an environmental group’s petition to reconsider its regulation deserves deference. The EPA on Friday told ...

Md. Lawmakers, Boaters Fight FERC License For Hydro Dam

by Law 360 | February 7, 2022
Maryland lawmakers, a conservation nonprofit and a charter boat association all urged the D.C. Circuit to vacate a 50-year license issued to a 570-megawatt hydroelectric dam, arguing federal energy regulators didn’t… Read the PEER Story… ...

Calif. AG Asked To Investigate Water Official’s Ties To Boeing

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In a letter to Attorney General Rob Bonta’s office, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility asked the state’s top lawyer to look into whether Irma R. Muñoz broke the law by sitting on the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board while the group she founded ...

Report Says Colo. Air Permitting Flaws Not Due To Foul Play

by Law 360 | September 27, 2021
Colorado’s process for issuing air quality permits has flaws, but the evidence doesn’t support allegations that mistakes were motivated by managers’ bad intent or fraud, an independent probe by Troutman Pepper has found. The law firm conclude that Colorado’s ...