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The Nickel Report Blog

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New EPA Guidance Aims to Reduce Burdens, Increase Collaboration of Information Collection Process

USA - December 7 2018 Responding to an EPA collection request can be costly, time consuming and stressful for the target of the request—especially because failure to submit…

PFAS - Let’s Let the Science Catch Up

USA - December 5 2018 Because of their widespread environmental presence, persistence and bioaccumulation, the group of substances known as PFAS have been described as a…

TSCA Citizens’ Petition on Asbestos Raises Specter of Precedent-Setting Litigation

USA - December 3 2018 A pending petition for rulemaking under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) could represent the latest test of the scope of TSCA’s citizen…

FERC November 2018 Open Meeting Highlights

USA - November 30 2018 On November 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) held its monthly open meeting (November Meeting). This was the first…

“The State Doesn’t Care If It Works”: Why Voluntary Cleanup Programs Succeed (or Not)

USA - November 28 2018 Nobody wants to live near a designated “Superfund” site. Aside from potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, the stigma associated with proximity to…

National Dialogue on Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes Gathering Momentum

USA - November 26 2018 With produced water volumes on the rise as a result of the growth in oil and natural gas production and various areas of the country experiencing…

Ninth Circuit Overturns Climate Change-Based Decision Not to List Species Under ESA

USA - November 19 2018 A recent US Court of Appeals decision could have broad implications for how federal wildlife agencies consider potential climate change impacts on…

Making Sense of “Air Sensors”

USA - November 6 2018 In recent years there has been an explosion in the availability of small, low cost, hand held (or drone mounted) air quality monitoring devices or air…

New Lawsuit Seeks to Expand the Reach of the Clean Water Act to Air Emissions

USA - October 31 2018 For decades, the precise scope of the Clean Water Act’s point source permitting program has been the subject of much controversy. Over the past…

Why Should I Intervene?

USA - October 30 2018 EPA has finalized a regulation you can live with, but someone dissatisfied with that result has sued the Agency. Should you intervene to defend EPA’s…