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4 The Record is a publication from ALL4’s team that takes an in-depth look at technical and regulatory topics.


PM2.5 NAAQS Reconsideration Progress Update

Posted: March 31st, 2022

As I discussed in my July 2021 blog post and my January 2022 Look Ahead article, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) is currently going through the process of reconsidering the previous administration’s decision to retain the particulate […]

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Vermont Stormwater Permitting: The 3-Acre Rule

Posted: March 29th, 2022

To address the growing concerns of pollutant loading to the state’s waterways, especially Lake Champlain, the state of Vermont passed the Vermont Clean Water Act of 2015. In meeting the goals of the Clean Water Act, the Vermont Department of […]

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Georgia Industrial Stormwater – Change is Coming!

Posted: March 22nd, 2022

Federal regulation 40 CFR §122.26 requires facilities with industrial stormwater discharges to apply for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; either an individual permit or a general permit from an authorized state, such as Georgia, that has promulgated […]

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New Pennsylvania PFAS Drinking Water Regulation Comment Period

Posted: March 22nd, 2022

On February 25, 2022, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) announced a 60-day public comment period beginning on February 26, 2022 and ending on April 27, 2022, regarding a new proposed regulation to limit per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) […]

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State-Specific Considerations for SPCC Plans in Florida

Posted: March 17th, 2022

This blog is the next installment in a series that covers key state-specific requirements for petroleum containing aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) with respect to Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) compliance with 40 CFR Part 112.7(j). This edition will focus […]

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How Will PADEP’s Updated PAG-03 General Permit Affect My Facility?

Posted: March 14th, 2022

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) announced on September 18, 2021 that the existing industrial stormwater NPDES general permit (PAG-03), which was due to expire on September 23, 2021, was being administratively extended until September 23, 2022 while PADEP […]

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What’s New with MATS?

Posted: March 10th, 2022

On February 9th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) published a proposed finding related to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Coal- and Oil-Fired Electric Generating Units (EGUs), commonly known as the Mercury and Air […]

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