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Environmental Letter - September/October 2013


Inside this issue:

EPA Update

  • ASTM Issues New Phase I Standard; All Appropriate Inquiries Rule in Flux
  • Update on Coal Ash Waste Rule
  • EPA Issues Revised Proposed Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Electric Utility Generating Units
  • EPA Releases Draft Groundwater Remedy Completion Strategy
  • Cost of Noncompliance Creeps Up - EPA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts

Natural Resources Update

  • Environmental Group Seeks Automatic Termination of Undisturbed SMCRA Permits

Litigation Update

  • Supreme Court prepares for Upcoming Oral Arguments on CSAPR and GHG Cases
  • Federal District Court Rules that Stormwater Runoff from Chicken Farm is Exempt from NPDES Permit Requirement

Kentucky Update

  • Kentucky Submits Clean Air Act Section 111(d) White Paper To EPA Outlining Proposed Compliance Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants
  • Divisions of KDEP Release Annual Reports for Fiscal Year 2013
  • EPA Approves Majority of Kentucky Division of Water’s Triennial Review Water Quality Standards

To view a complete PDF of the September/October 2013 issue of the Environmental Letter, click HERE.

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