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U.S EPA and Army Corps Revert Back to Pre-2015 Interpretation of “Waters of the United States”

USA - September 13 2021 On August 30, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona issued an Order vacating and remanding the Navigable Waters Protection Rule in…

Ohio EPA’s proposed changes to biocriteria rules could affect point source dischargers.

USA - July 15 2021 Facilities with a permitted outfall that discharges into a waterbody with water quality attainment challenges could be impacted by a recently proposed…

Public Comment Period Opens as Ohio EPA Issues Draft Revisions to Rules for Control of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Carbon Monoxide (CO)

USA - May 20 2021 On May 17, 2021, Ohio EPA issued public notice of draft revisions to Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapter 3745-21, "Carbon Monoxide, Photochemically…

UPDATE: Ohio Waives Clean Water Act 401 Certification for 16 Nationwide Permits

USA - April 25 2021 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently determined that Ohio waived its right to issue a water quality certification (WQC) under section 401 of the…

Ohio Court of Appeals Addresses Adverse Possession of Minerals Among Co-Tenants

USA - April 23 2021 The 7th District Court of Appeals in Ohio recently addressed what elements a co-tenant must satisfy to adversely possess a severed oil and gas…

Ohio EPA Division of Air Pollution Control hosts Program Advisory Group Meeting

USA - January 26 2021 On January 20, 2021, the Ohio EPA’s Division of Air Pollution Control (DAPC) hosted a “Program Advisory Group” (PAG) meeting via Microsoft Teams to…

D.C Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates Affordable Clean Energy Rule

USA - January 19 2021 On January 19, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit issued an Order vacating U.S. EPA’s 2019 Affordable Clean Energy Rule…

Supreme Court of Ohio Construe’s State’s Saltwater Injection Well Permitting Scheme

USA - December 10 2020 In a recent mandamus action, the Supreme Court of Ohio had the opportunity to construe Ohio’s saltwater injection well permitting scheme. See State ex…

Registration Renewal Update for Ohio’s Land Professionals

USA - December 4 2020 The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing (the “Division”), recently informed Ohio’s “land professionals” (i.e…

U.S EPA Publishes Final Rule Overturning ‘Once In, Always In’ Policy for Major Sources of HAPs

USA - November 19 2020 This post is an update to our October 2, 2020 blog post regarding U.S EPA’s final rule overturning U.S. EPA’s ‘Once In, Always In’ policy for major…