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SB 709 overhauls Texas environmental contested case hearing process

USA - May 29 2015 On May 23rd, Governor Abbott signed SB 709, fundamentally changing Texas’s contested hearing process for environmental permits. Effective September 1…

Co-authors: James D. Braddock.

EPA approves Texas takeover of greenhouse gas permitting

USA - November 3 2014 On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its approval for the State of Texas to issue greenhouse gas (GHG)…

Co-authors: James D. Braddock.

Texas Railroad Commission finalizes proposal to require seismic surveys

USA - October 31 2014 More than 30 earthquakes jolted the area in and around the City of Azle, Texas - 20 miles north of Fort Worth - last November through January. In…

Recent developments in Clean Air Act enforcement tactics may spell increased risk for many companies

USA - September 25 2014 Despite diminishing enforcement budgets for state and federal agencies, a combination of technological and regulatory developments could…

Co-authors: Julie R. Domike, Alec C. Zacaroli.

EPA greenhouse gas proposal published - the clock is now ticking

USA - June 18 2014 Consistent with President Obama's Climate Action Plan, EPA today published two sets of proposed rules, which it refers to as "carbon pollution…

Co-authors: James D. Braddock.

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