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4 The Record is a publication of ALL4's RegTech Group that contains an in-depth look at hot technical and regulatory topics.


WOTUS WOES – Litigation, Legislation, or Regulation?

Posted: September 22nd, 2021

Where to begin? The 1972 amendments to the Clean Water Act (CWA) established federal jurisdiction over the navigable waters defined as the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). However, the text of the CWA does not define WOTUS but provides […]

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Meet Sheryl Watkins

Posted: September 20th, 2021

Sheryl Watkins// Senior Technical Manager // Florida Regional Support What are some of the things that you’ve been working on lately that have you energized? TRI reporting comes to mind. This is such a great learning exercise for junior-level engineers […]

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Observations and Reminders from RY2020 TRI Reporting

Posted: September 15th, 2021

With Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting deadlines having passed on July 1st, now is the time to reflect on what went right, what went wrong, and how you can improve for next year’s reports. Here are some noteworthy observations from […]

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Pennsylvania Updates Air Permitting Exemption Document

Posted: September 15th, 2021

On June 26, 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published a notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, finalizing amendments to the Air Quality Permit Exemptions document (guidance or exemption document), PADEP ID: 275-2101-003, which was last updated in 2018.  This […]

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Meet Mike Kendall

Posted: September 10th, 2021

Mike Kendall // Managing Consultant // South Carolina Regional Support You’re in your first year working at ALL4, what drew you to the organization? I’ve been working for 38 years in the Clean Air Act compliance field, as a regulator, […]

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Compliance History Proposed Rule – Texas Edition

Posted: September 7th, 2021

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) published a proposed rulemaking for consideration on July 23, 2021 regarding the ability to make immediate adjustments to a site’s compliance history classification. The proposed rule will be published under 30 TAC Chapter […]

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U.S. EPA Enforcement Alert Regarding Metal Recycling Facilities

Posted: September 2nd, 2021

In July 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) issued an enforcement alert for metal recycling facilities that operate auto and scrap metal shredders. The enforcement alert is intended to inform facilities of potential excess emissions of volatile organic compounds […]

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