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Maine Accepting Comments on PFOS as a Priority Chemical in Children’s Products

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed a rule designating perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) as a priority chemical under the state’s Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products Law. DEP’s proposal would trigger reporting obligations for manufacturers of certain products...

OSHA Implements New System for Measuring Enforcement Activity
NMFS Seeks to Streamline Aquaculture Permitting While a Washington Federal Court Interjects Caution
MassDEP Issues Draft 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan for Public Comment
EPA Proposes Revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule
Washington’s Model Toxics Control Act: Thirty Years and Counting
Circular Economy & Product Design Mandates: EU Bans Halogenated Flame Retardants in Electronic Components and Imposes Reparability Obligations
FERC Proposes the First Comprehensive Reform of its PURPA Regulations Since 1980: Renewables Under the Gun?
California Water Board Could Leave Non-Compliant Emerald Triangle Cannabis Farmers High & Dry
California’s Ambitious Plastics Bill Stalls; Minimum Recyclable Content Requirements for Plastic Bottles Passes State Legislature
Oregon Adopts Renewable Natural Gas Portfolio Standards
Washington State Announces Interest in Restricting Chemicals in Certain Consumer Products
EPA Rescinds California’s Authority to Regulate Vehicle Tailpipe Greenhouse Gas Emissions and to Implement a Zero-Emission Vehicle Program
Another Round In The Battle Over The Clean Water Act
U.S. Department of Energy Withdraws Expanded General Service Lamp Definition and Refuses to Impose Backstop Efficiency Standard
Superfund Task Force Final Report: A Superset of Recommendations
Déjà Vu: EPA, Army Corps Take First Step to Redefine “Waters of the U.S.”
New Regulations Reform Implementation of Endangered Species Act
California Law Eliminates Email Reporting for Serious Workplace Accidents
Basel Ban Amendment to Restrict International Trade in Hazardous Recyclables
SEC Proposes Changes to Reporting Regulations Impacting Environmental Disclosures
“Broken Link in the Chain of Liability”: MTCA Decision Highlights Intricacies of Corporate Law
New DOJ Policy Diminishes Use of SEPs in Federal Settlements with State and Local Governments
California Supreme Court Clarifies When Zoning Ordinance Amendments Trigger CEQA Review
Seventh Circuit Rejects CERCLA Claims Filed Nineteen Years After Settlement
Seventh Circuit Affirms 25% Allocation to No-Fault Purchaser in Superfund Litigation
EPA Seeks Public Comment on First-Ever Hemp Pesticide Applications
Maryland Establishes Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting
EPA Proposed Regulations Aim to Further Clarify CWA Section 401 Certification Reviews
EPA Issues Updated Guidance on “Common Elements” of Superfund Innocent Landowner Defenses