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Coming to a steam electric generating plant near you in May 2014 new effluent limitation guidelines
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2013

Last Friday, EPA announced release of its draft proposal to revise the effluent guidelines and standards for the steam electric power generating


More on the permit shield defense: a permittee is gasp entitled to rely on regulations and permits issued by delegated state agencies
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2013

Late last month, we noted that a permittee may not rely on the permit shield defense unless it has clearly informed the permitting agency of the


The actual to projected future actual test: when does EPA get to review generators’ projections?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

On Thursday, in United States v. DTE Energy Company, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals revived EPA's enforcement action against DTE energy for alleged


The real risk of unregulated air pollution
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • China
  • July 9 2013

Sometimes the most valuable research turns out to be a confirmation of the obvious. Fitting that bill is the study released yesterday in the


You can combust biomass without a GHG permit -- just don't expect Massachusetts to call it renewable
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

For those of you who left early for the holiday weekend (You know who you are and more power to you!), I thought I would note that EPA issued a final rule on Friday, deferring application of the Tailoring rule to biomass facilities for three years


Sierra Club suit alleging failure to obtain PSD permits dismissed as untimely
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2010

On August 12, in Sierra Club v. Otter Tail Power Co., the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the Sierra Club’s suit related to the Big Stone Generating Station, a coal fired power plant in South Dakota


Does the wisdom of an idea depend on its source? Senate republicans propose merging EPA and DOE
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2011

E&E Daily reported today that Senate Republicans are preparing legislation to combine EPA and the Department of Energy


Think globally, act locally -- or not: more evidence that mercury is a global problem
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2010

Is mercury a local problem or not?


Clean power plants make good neighbors: EPA grants first sole source petition under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

Yesterday, EPA announced that it was granting the petition submitted by New Jersey under 126 of the Clean Air Act, requiring the Portland Generating Station in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Pennsylvania, to reduce emissions of SO2, in order to avoid causing exceedances of the NAAQS for SO2 downwind in New Jersey


Carbon capture & seriously need a price on carbon emissions
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule yesterday that would exempt carbon dioxide injected into underground carbon capture & storage (CCS) wells from regulation as hazardous waste, so long as the CO2 is held in wells designated for that purpose under the Safe Drinking Water Act