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EPA Releases 2018 Enforcement Results Showing Declining Enforcement, Shifting Priorities
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2019

EPA recently released its FY 2018 Enforcement Results highlighting the environmental benefits reaped from its enforcement and compliance assurance


EPA Releases Multi-Pronged Action Plan for PFAS
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2019

On February 14, 2019, EPA announced the release of its Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan (Action Plan) in an unprecedented


USACE to Impose 60 Day Period on State Water Quality Certification Review
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2019

In yet another development relating to Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 water quality certifications, a recent policy directive from the Department


2nd Circuit Vacates New York’s Denial of Water Quality Certification for Gas Pipeline
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2019

On February 5, 2019, in an unpublished summary order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit overturned the New York


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Tighten Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Timeframes
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2019

On February 5, 2019, a copy of a December 13, 2018 policy directive memorandum from the U.S. Department of the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil


EPA Issues Guidance Updating Water Quality Trading Policy
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2019

On February 6, 2018, David Ross, EPA’s Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water issued a new guidance memorandum updating the Agency’s Water


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Tighten Clean Water Act 401 Certification Timeframes
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2019

The U.S. Department of the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works has issued a policy directive memorandum requiring the U.S. Army Corps of


EPA and OSHA Publish Annual Inflation Adjustments to Civil Penalty Amounts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2019

On January 23, 2019 and February 6, 2019, OSHA and EPA, respectively, published their annual civil monetary penalty adjustments in the Federal


EPA Proposing FY 2020-2023 National Compliance Initiatives
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

EPA recently released the pre-publication version of its proposed National Compliance Initiatives for FY 2020-2023. Notably, consistent with Susan


FERC Issues Notice on Proposed Hydropower Rules
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

On January 31, 2019, pursuant to Public Law No. 115-270, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (“AWIA”), FERC issued a notice soliciting comments on