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Plans Are in the Air

At roughly three-year intervals, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) adopts a regional Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP) to address public health standards for ozone and particulate matter, The AQMP coordinates the efforts of many agencies, including the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Allows Pre-Enforcement Review of EPA Clean Water Act Orders

In the March 21, 2012 decision of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency (Docket No. 10-1062), the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a landowner may bring a civil action against the EPA to challenge a compliance order, even if the EPA … Continue reading

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EPA Region 9 Issues Updated Screening Levels

In November 2011, Region 9 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued updated Regional Screening Levels (“RSL”) (or Preliminary Remediation Goals) to harmonize with similar risk-based screening levels used by Regions 3 and 6. The new RSLs are … Continue reading

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