By Craig B. Simonsen
Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, discussed yesterday’s Supreme Court opinion, and other topics, while speaking before the Air and Waste Management’s Association’s Annual Conference today.
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court yesterday ruled, in-part, that “EPA lacked authority to ‘tailor’ the Clean Air Act’s unambiguous numerical thresholds of 100 or 250 … Continue Reading
By Philip L. Comella
In a just-issued Federal Register notice, EPA states that it is making available a proposed framework for identifying and evaluating lead-based paint hazards from renovation, repair and painting activities in public and commercial buildings.
This proposed framework, in contrast to the approach the agency took with regard to target housing (i.e., housing constructed before 1978) … Continue Reading
By Andrew H. Perellis, Patrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen
In anticipation of its proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions of existing electric power plants, expected to be released Monday, June 2, EPA just released its report Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014, Third Edition (Report), showing some stunning data about climate change and … Continue Reading