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Power to Launch: Creation of Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership

USA - June 24 2022 Yesterday, June 23, 2022, The Biden Administration announced the launch of a Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership (“Partnership”)…

EPA Issues Near Zero Drinking Water Health Advisories for Certain PFAS

USA - June 21 2022 On June 15, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released drinking water health advisories for certain per- and…

TCEQ Approves Changes to Compliance History Rules Focused on Industrial Incidents

USA - June 14 2022 Prompted by several emergency events, as previously reported, on June 1, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) adopted revisions…

Texas Takes Much-Anticipated Steps to Streamline Permitting and Assume Regulatory Authority for Carbon Sequestration Wells

USA - May 26 2022 On May 3, 2022, the Railroad Commission of Texas (Railroad Commission) voted to approve three actions that represent a major step forward in…

Federal Court Finds Tort Claims Preempted by CERCLA Consent Decree

USA - May 24 2022 On May 18, 2022, in York et al. V. Northrop Grumman Corp. Guidance and Electronics Co. Inc. et al., No. 21-cv-03251 (W.D. Mo.), a federal district…

EPA Proposes Ban of Chrysotile Asbestos in Historic TSCA Risk Management Rule

USA - April 20 2022 On April 12, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a sweeping proposed ban on ongoing uses of chrysotile asbestos…

BOEM Prepares for California Offshore Wind Energy Area with Request for Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment

USA - April 13 2022 In line with the Biden administration’s focus on expanding offshore wind energy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is seeking public…

California Proposition 65: OEHHA Publishes Second Modification to Proposed Rules to Short-Form Warnings

USA - April 11 2022 On April 5, 2022, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) published a second 15-day notice of modification to its…

EPA Proposes Groundbreaking New Transport Rule for Ozone Air Pollution

USA - April 6 2022 On April 6, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would build on its…

California on Path (Again) toward Regulating Hexavalent Chromium (Chromium-6) in Drinking Water; Follows EPA Scientific Workshop in September 2021

USA - March 30 2022 On April 5 and 7, 2022, the State Water Resources Control Board (Board) will be holding public workshops to present information and solicit public…