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Environmental Letter - March 2014


Inside This Issue

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EPA Update

  • EPA Issues Final Rule for Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System
  • EPA Says ASTM E1527-13 Satisfies CERCLA’s All Appropriate Inquiry
  • EPA Announces Support for Coal Ash Reuse in Certain Products, Fueling Speculation That Agency May Declare Coal Ash “Non-Hazardous” in Final CCR Rule
  • EPA Announces Extension of Comment Period for GHG Standards of Performance for New EGUs
  • EPA Finalizes Effluent Limitations Guidelines for Stormwater Discharges from Construction and Development Sites

Kentucky Update

  • New Directors for DAQ, DOW, and DCA Appointed and new Executive Director of LMAPCD Appointed

Indiana Update

  • Indiana Brownfields Program Urges Use of 2013 ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Underground Storage Tank Notifications Must Use New IDEM Form
  • Indiana State Legislative Update
  • IDEM Establishes New Policy for Late Solid Waste Renewal Applications
  • IDEM Updates Remediation Screening Levels

Natural Resources Update

  • EPA and Alpha Natural Resources Enter Into Clean Water Act Consent Decree – $27.5 Million Civil Penalty Is Largest Ever Under NPDES Permit Program
  • Update: Landowners Facing Novel Clean Water Act Suits at Reclaimed Mines
  • Environmental Groups Seek to Require Coal Trains to Obtain Clean Water Act Permits
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Appeal of Section 404 Permit for Eastern Kentucky Surface Mine

Regulatory Update

  • Kentucky Regulatory Status Chart

To view a complete PDF of the Environmental Letter March 2014 Issue, click HERE.

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