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Revisions to Key Definitions in Virginia Air Pollution Program Add Flexibility

By Henry R. "Speaker" Pollard, V , Partner, Williams Mullen Changes to Virginia’s air program that recently took effect offer greater flexibility for manufacturers, electric utilities, and other major sources of air pollutants. These...

E. Lynn Grayson
Wind Power Companies Further Commit to Protection of Bats

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced that seventeen of its members have agreed to voluntary operating restrictions to reduce wind turbine speeds in the fall to minimize the number of bats killed during their migration season. According...

Williams Mullen
Proposed Rules Seek to Cut Methane Emissions at Landfills

By Ethan R. Ware , Partner, Williams Mullen EPA has issued a proposed rule and a supplemental proposal to a July 14, 2015 proposed rule that are designed to achieve additional reductions of landfill gas (LFG) and its components, including methane,...

State Net
State Net Capitol Journal – Here Comes El Nino and Drought Stokes Wildfires in Western States

California Update: Here Comes El Nino While much of the West suffers through an epic drought that has contributed to a deadly fire season, state and local officials are bracing for a severe El Nino winter that could bring substantial rain along the...

Ballard Spahr LLP
EPA Proposes New Rules for Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste Management and for Other Hazardous Waste Generators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced two new proposed hazardous waste rules that EPA believes would clarify and simplify requirements for health care facilities and retail pharmacies to manage their unused pharmaceuticals that...

Steven M. Siros
U.S. EPA Ordered to Pay Attorneys' Fee Sanction In Clean Water Act Lawsuit

A federal district court judge in Texas has granted a developer’s motion for summary judgment against the United States, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], and ordered the Government to reimburse...