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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.


Bush Administration and U.S. EPA Under Scrutiny

Posted: December 16th, 2008

The Bush Administration and U.S. EPA continue to be scrutinized in the press.  Most recently, on December 7, 2008, the Philadelphia Inquirer published the first of a four part series of articles titled “Smoke and Mirrors – The Subversion of […]

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Return of the Short-Term NSR Test?

Posted: November 30th, 2008

The October 27, 2008 edition of the Wall Street Journal reported that the current administration was moving to adopt a short-term (hourly) New Source Review (NSR) applicability test for electric generating units (EGUs) at power plants by November 1, 2008.  The […]

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Pennsylvania Finalizes Water Resources Planning Regulations

Posted: November 29th, 2008

On November 15, 2008, the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board published the final Water Resources Planning regulations under Act 220.  These regulations amend the reporting requirements for water suppliers in Chapter 109 (Safe Drinking Water) and add a new Chapter 110 […]

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Will the CAIR Vacatur be Overturned?

Posted: November 12th, 2008

On September 24, 2008, U.S. EPA petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit for a Panel rehearing or en banc rehearing of the Court’s July 11, 2008 decision to vacate the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR). Intervenors in the […]

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Clean Air Act Felony Charges

Posted: November 2nd, 2008

The Hershey Creamery Company, located in Central Pennsylvania, pled guilty to a Clean Air Act (CAA) felony charge involving its failure to develop and implement a Risk Management Program (RMP) for two (2) of its Pennsylvania facilities. The CAA charge […]

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