spring 2015: toxics

Removing the Roadblocks to TSCA Reform

Removing the Roadblocks to TSCA Reform

Addressing these impediments successfully will pave the way for legislation that can be supported by both sides of the aisle in both chambers of Congress.

This article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States and the Rails-to-Trails Act.

The permit shield is more than a defense against enforcement. It is a critical safeguard against changes in law or science during a permit term.

The National Mining Association challenged two Clean Water Act guidance documents related to Appalachian surface coal mining.

The Army Corps of Engineers and the EPA stepped up to clarify the scope of the definition of the “waters of the United States” by regulation.


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