EPCRA advance notice of proposed rulemaking

November 30, 2023

As shared in a previous UEP newsletter, at the beginning of November, EPA withdrew from consideration the draft proposed rule that would have required animal operations to report air emissions of ammonia to state and local …

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House Democrats introduce Clean Water Act of 2023

October 26, 2023

On the 51st anniversary of the Clean Water Act, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation, and Infrastructure Rick Larsen (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Rep. Don …

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Thirteen environmental groups sue EPA on CAFO Rule

September 21, 2023

On Sept. 9, 2023, Food & Water Watch (FWW) and a dozen other environmental groups filed a lawsuit in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, asking the court to reject EPA’s denial last month …

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EPA and USACE issue new final WOTUS rule

September 7, 2023

On Aug. 29, 2023, EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a new final rule amending the 2023 definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The new rule constitutes the agencies’ effort …

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UEP supports Senate legislation to end EPCRA reporting

August 3, 2023

UEP supports the legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) with several co-sponsors that would exclude animal manure’s air emissions from the reporting requirements of the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). UEP …

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