Environmental News

January 26, 2018

EPA Repeals “Once In, Always In” for Major Sources

January 25, 2018 The EPA has issued a guidance memo (source link) that has reversed the “once-in-always-in” interpretation of when a source may avoid Maximum Achievable […]
October 11, 2017

EPA Director Pruitt to Rescind Clean Power Plan

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Chief of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt signed a measure to officially start unraveling President Obama’s signature policy to […]
September 23, 2016

SO2 De-Listed from ‘Watch List’ in Beaumont

Each year The State of Texas collects ambient air quality monitoring data to determine if any areas pose a possible risk to human and/or environmental health. The […]
August 23, 2016

Recommended Designations for 2015 Ozone NAAQS Nonattainment Areas

Waid Environmental News In the field of air quality and air pollution, there are two types of ozone: tropospheric ozone, and stratospheric ozone. When you hear […]
June 27, 2016

Clean Air Act Redesignation for Houston Ozone Nonattainment Area

Waid Environmental News The EPA is proposing to approve a re-designation substitute and make a finding of attainment for the 1997 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air […]
June 11, 2016

Supreme Court Ruling on Waterway Regulation

The Supreme Court opened the door to more lawsuits over the Clean Water Act in a late-May 2016 ruling that allows businesses to now challenge the […]