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OSHA PSM Rule Revisions Revived

USA - September 22 2022 Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Process Safety Management (PSM) standard have "been on the horizon" for almost a…

Mary M. Balaster

Environmental aspects of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

USA - August 24 2022 President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act) into law on August 16, 2022. The Act represents an expansive…

Megan S. Haines, Todd O. Maiden, Jennifer A. Smokelin, Casey J. Snyder, Peter C. Trimarchi

EPA Proposes Expansive Changes to EPA RMP Rule

USA - August 23 2022 As anticipated, on Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed Risk Management Program (RMP) Safer Communities by…

Mary M. Balaster, Andrew J. Wissinger

Supreme Court Rejects Obama-Era EPA Plan to Regulate Existing Power Plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act

USA - July 1 2022 In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court (Court) rejected U.S. EPA’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan in West Virginia v. EPA on June 30, 2022…

Megan S. Haines, Peter C. Trimarchi

Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Workplace Violence Rule

USA - June 28 2022 Last month, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) released a revised discussion draft of a proposed regulation…

Mary M. Balaster, Heather Raun