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A twofer: indoor air and guidance v. regulation

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2011

Vapor intrusion is the issue de jour at federal and state Superfund sites

Is EPA considering allowing PCB cleanups to proceed under RCRA, rather than TSCA? I'll believe it when I see it (and I hope I see it)

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

One headline in today’s Daily Environment Report stated that “EPA Considers PCB Regulatory Reform Amid State Regulator Criticism of Program”

When do EPA BACT requirements "redesign the source"? Not when EPA says they don't

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

Shortly before the holidays, EPA Administrator Jackson issued an Order in response to a challenge to a combined Title V PSD permit issued by the Kentucky Division for Air Quality to an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle, or IGCC, plant

An example of true judicial restraint: Judge Robert Chambers affirms the Highland Mining 404 permit

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

After my post on judicial restraint and the lack thereof in Texas v. EPA, the opinion issued last week by Judge Robert Chambers, in Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, affirming the Corps’ 404 permit for Highland Mining’s Reylas Surface Mine, seemed particularly notable

EPA defends the biomass deferral rule -- it feels more like Rube Goldberg every day

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

On Tuesday, EPA filed its brief in support of its rule deferring regulation of GHG emissions from biomass facilities until 2014

Weighing the costs and benefits of cost-benefit analysis

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

I have previously posted about Cass Sunstein's efforts to bring cost-benefit analysis to government regulation. On Friday, E&E News reported on

EPA further delays issuance of post-construction stormwater regulation proposal; contractors and developers are distraught (not!)

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Those following stormwater issues know that EPA is overdue to promulgate a proposed rule for stormwater controls at post-construction sites

EPA's risk assessment machinery grinds exceedingly slowly, but PCE is now a likely human carcinogen

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2012

On Friday, EPA finally issued its long-awaited revised risk assessment for tetrachloroethylene, also known as perc or PCE

Which comes first, innovation or regulation?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2013

Two seemingly unrelated stories in Wednesday's trade press got me thinking - always dangerous - about the relationship between regulation and

Perhaps the next coastal project won't take 10 years: the First Circuit preempts some state authority

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

Public and private developers spend a lot of time talking about NIMBY, or Not In My Backyard