Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox takes a look at some of the key issues to watch in 2018 at the Federal level and at the state level in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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FEDERAL FORECAST The Trump Administration and EPA Carol F. McCabe, Esq. and Claudia V. Colón, Esq.

The Superfund Task Force Recommendations John F. Gullace, Esq. and Kathleen B. Campbell, Esq.

EPA Begins Repeal and Replacement of Clean Water Rule in Effort to Limit Federal Wetland Permitting Jurisdiction James M. McClammer, Esq.

Application of New TSCA Rules Will Continue to Evolve in 2018 Todd D. Kantorczyk, Esq.

TSCA Mercury Reporting Final Rule Expected by Summer 2018 Zachary J. Koslap, Esq. and Michael C. Nines, P.E., LEED AP

Hazardous Waste E-Manifest System to Go Live in 2018 Rodd W. Bender, Esq. and Michael C. Nines, P.E., LEED AP

Trump Administration Expected to Propose Revisions to Wildlife Regulations Michael Dillon, Esq.

PENNSYLVANIA FORECAST Applying the Environmental Rights Amendment in 2018 Thomas M. Duncan, Esq.

Update on Management of Fill Policy Michael M. Meloy, Esq.

Changes to Pennsylvania’s Act 2 Program – New Cleanup Standards for Aldrin, Beryllium and Cadmium William E. Hitchcock, Technical Consultant

Update on Proposed Revisions to Pennsylvania’s Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Program William E. Hitchcock, Technical Consultant

PADEP to Forge Ahead with Proposed Air Fee Increases in 2018 Katherine L. Vaccaro, Esq.

DRBC Proposes Rule to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing and Restrict Wastewater Operations Todd D. Kantorczyk, Esq.

Philadelphia Water Department Rate Case on the Horizon Michael C. Nines, P.E., LEED AP, Technical Consultant

NEW JERSEY FORECAST What’s New in NJDEP? Bruce S. Katcher, Esq.

What is the Environmental and Energy Agenda for the Murphy Administration in New Jersey? Bruce S. Katcher, Esq.

Changes in Store for Site Remediation Program and SRRA? Bruce S. Katcher, Esq.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Such as PFAS to Receive Increased Attention in New Jersey John F. Gullace, Esq.

NJDEP’s Direct Oversight of Contaminated Properties Undergoing Remediation Will Continue to Evolve in 2018 John F. Gullace, Esq.

What’s in the Air for 2018 in New Jersey? Carol F. McCabe, Esq.