Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the federal register its notice of availability to comment on its Draft Recommended Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for

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On November 16, the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (“EQB”) voted to approve the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (“PADEP”) proposed rule to set binding regulatory standards, known as maximum contaminant
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New Pennsylvania Department of Environmental of Protection (“PADEP”) regulations that include new cleanup standards for three per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on Saturday, November
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On September 23, 2021, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) approved a final form rulemaking that revises the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) regulations that implement that
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The process to revise regulations in Pennsylvania is often long and involved, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) revision to its Act 2 Chapter 250 regulations to incorporate
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