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USEPA Proposal for First Direct Regulation on Methane

[ssba] USEPA Proposal for First Direct Regulation on Methane to Impact Oil and Gas Emissions for Obama Climate Change Strategy On January 14, 2015, the Obama administration unveiled plans to regulate methane emissions from the nation’s oil and natural-gas industry for the first time.  USEPA plans to propose federal regulations to cut methane emissions from

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NPDES Permits Are Not Protected from Clean Water Act

[ssba] NPDES Permits Are Not Protected from Clean Water Act In a recent case in West Virginia, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. Fola Coal Co., LLC, No. 2:13-5006 (S.D.W.V. Jan. 27, 2015), brought under citizen suit, US District Court for Southern District of West Virginia determined that the wastewater discharges of a coal mining

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USEPA Upholds Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Virginia Chemical Distributor

[ssba] USEPA Upholds Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Virginia Chemical Distributor According to a News Release dated February 19, 2015, on the USEPA Newsroom website, USEPA’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) upheld the results of a hazardous waste storage USEPA enforcement action initiated in 2011.  The USEPA enforcement action involved hazardous waste storage that was

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Re: Reporting

Now that annual hazardous waste and EPCRA Tier II reports are out of the way, the following compliance reports for industrial facilities are due soon.  Contact EHS Support for all of your environmental reporting needs. [hr_shadow] [accordion class=’accord1′] [slide name=”March 31 – EPA Greenhouse Gas Reports”] Comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) data collected by USEPA from sources