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Correction to Electronic Recordkeeping Rule: Electronically Submit Form 300A by July 1
Comment Period Extended for Proposed TSCA User Fee Rule
EPA is extending the comment period for the proposed "User Fees for the Administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)" by
30 days.Read More
Clean Water Act (CWA) Regulation of Groundwater Updates
Fourth Circuit Holds CWA Regulates Indirect Discharges from Ground Water to Navigable Surface Waters": A recent Fourth Circuit decision added to the debate over the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA), finding that the CWA regulates the discharge of pollutants from a point source that reaches navigable waters via a direct hydrological connection with ground water.
CWA Regulation of Groundwater: Circuit Split or U.S. EPA Rulemaking?: Recent decisions from the Fourth and Ninth Circuits-finding that the Clean Water Act ("CWA") could regulate discharges into groundwater that ultimately migrate into navigable waterways-may prompt U.S. EPA to revisit its position that the CWA applies to discharges from a "point source via ground water that has a direct hydrologic connection to surface water."
EPA Streamlines NSR Permitting for Projects with Insignificant Air Quality Impacts
On April 17, 2010 EPA issued a
guidance document on the implementation of significant impact levels ("SIL") for ozone and fine particles. Under EPA's air pollution permitting regime known as "New Source Review," SIL values are one way to demonstrate that a new facility or modification of an existing facility will not cause a violation of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards ("NAAQS") or Prevention of Significant Deterioration ("PSD") increments for a regulated pollutant.
Resources & Guidance
Webinar: The Elements of an Effective Dust Hazards Analysis (DHA)
EHS Today - A May 15 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Camfil Air Pollution Control:
When performed correctly, a Dust Hazards Analysis (DHA) identifies complex combustible dust hazards and provides techniques to mitigate these hazards. Unfortunately, all DHAs are not created equal and serious hazards are often overlooked. This webinar will discuss the minimum requirements for any DHA, the importance of qualified individuals and common overlooked hazards.