The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to withdraw proposals under review at the Office of Management and Budget to lower the minimum age of farmworkers and certified applicators who handle pesticides.
The Environmental Protection Agency continues to estimate that it will have a new WOTUS rule by next September, but meeting that target date may be difficult. The timeline is according to the government's latest agenda for regulatory action.
Three-quarters of meat processing plants that discharge wastewater directly into waterways exceeded their permit limits for nitrogen, fecal bacteria, or other pollutants at least once from January 2016 to June 2018, according to a new report from the Environmental Integrity Project.
President Donald Trump rolled out the administration’s plans to allow summer E15 sales on Tuesday. But now, the Environmental Protection Agency has to actually implement the regulation to make that happen, which could prove to be a vexing legal dilemma.
President Donald Trump is set to call on the Environmental Protection Agency to begin rulemaking that would allow for summer E15 sales, a move that will engender support from the biofuels sector but also face a likely challenge in the courts.
Far-reaching proposals designed to clarify regulations under the Endangered Species Act are getting solid support from industry and scathing criticism from environmental groups concerned that the changes would imperil at-risk wildlife.