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Recent News
Jan 04, 2019
On November 15, 2018, EPA published a final rule entitled “Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR): Aggregation; Reconsideration,” 83 Fed. Reg. 57324, that brings to an end, at least for now, of the reconsideration of the project aggregation rule announced in the first weeks of the Obama Administration. In effect, EPA’s decision is to restore the rule in effect prior to the reconsideration. ...READ MORE
Nov 15, 2018
On November 9, 2018, EPA released a draft memorandum, “Revised Policy On Exclusions from ‘Ambient Air,’” that expands the number of measures that may be considered by sources and permitting authorities in determining where the “ambient air boundary” is located and hence where compliance with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) is required. ...READ MORE
Oct 15, 2018
In a major win for the federal government, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled on October 1, 2018 in United States v. Luminant Generation Co., (5th Cir., No. 17-10235, Oct. 1, 2018), that the federal statute of limitations at 28 U.S.C. § 2462 does not bar federal injunctive relief for PSD violations....READ MORE