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West Virginia Legislature passes comprehensive aboveground storage tank bill and amends public water supply laws
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 8, 2014, the West Virginia Legislature passed a comprehensive bill, primarily in response to the Jan. 9, 2014 leak of fluid containing 4-


OSM will propose new regulations to address air emissions from surface mines
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The United States Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is moving forward with a rulemaking to address emissions from blasting


EPA re-gains “green light” to regulate permitting procedures
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2014

Two district court orders declaring the federal Environmental Protection Agency acted illegally when it implemented certain permitting procedures for


Update on the Clean Power Plan’s Existing Power Plant Carbon Rule
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

On February 9, 2016, the Supreme Court stayed implementation of the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Electric Generating Units (the


EPA declines to create new air pollution control program for coal mines for now.
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2013

By letter dated April 30, 2013, EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe denied a petition filed by the Sierra Club and other groups, seeking to have


Upcoming ruling will impact West Virginia water permitting process
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

Nearly three years ago, the Sierra Club commenced an administrative appeal of a WVNPDES water discharge permit issued by the West Virginia


D. C. Circuit vacates RICE MACT and NSPS 100-hour provision for emergency engines participating in emergency demand response programs
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On May 1, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion remanding to EPA the 2013 federal regulatory


Pennsylvania federal court decision opens door for use of “functional interrelatedness” analysis to aggregate emissions for permitting purposes
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

A recent decision by a Pennsylvania federal court has left open the door outside the Sixth Circuit for Clean Air Act citizen suits and permit


EPA issues revised emission factors for flares and other refinery process units
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On April 20, 2015, EPA issued new and revised emission factors for flares and certain other refinery process units. The final action addressed:


Regulation by litigation: Fourth Circuit weighs in on nuisance suits involving air emissions
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has become the latest federal appellate court to weigh in on the viability of public nuisance lawsuits to effectively regulate air emissions