Brownfield developers have been living with the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act (UECA) in Pennsylvania since it became effective in February 2008. At
In 2010, Pennsylvania’s Environmental Quality Board published the final-form rulemaking for its amended Chapter 102 regulations relating to erosion and sediment control and storm water management.
In a recent PA Bulletin Notice PADEP released proposed revisions to its existing policy on PNDI reviews to clarify PNDI coordination within the Department's permit application review process.
As a result of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s Executive Order 2012-11, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) published draft guidelines creating a Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) policy in September.
On April 27, bipartisan leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Agriculture Committee introduced H.R. 4965, which would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) from finalizing or implementing guidance provided in the document entitled “EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Guidance Regarding Identification of Water Protected by the Clean Water Act.”
In a notice published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on August 18, 2012, PADEP proposes to make revisions to the NPDES general permit (GP) for stormwater construction activities, known as PAG-02.
Earlier today, Governor Tom Corbett issued Executive Order 2012-11 which establishes a permit decision guarantee program for PADEP.
The PA Environmental Hearing Board issued a decision yesterday in an interesting case involving the application of the PA Mine Subsidence Act.
The comment period on PADEP's proposed policy entitled "Addressing Spills and Releases from Oil and Gas Wells and Related Operations" closes on May 14.
You will remember the MFS, Inc. jury verdict that found 4 PADEP employees in the NE Regional office liable for $6.5 million dollars for allegedly discriminating against MFS, Inc. and violating their civil rights.