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EPA Moves to Expand Farm Worker Protections

Jul 24, 2014 News

EPA proposes increasing safety standards to protect farm workers from hazardous pesticides.

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General Permits and the Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

Jul 23, 2014 Opinion

Recent Supreme Court decision misses a climate change solution that could satisfy all parties.

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(Mis)management of Lake Okeechobee Discharges

Jul 2, 2014 Opinion

To save a natural treasure, Florida should institute stricter TMDLs to reduce fertilizer runoff.

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The Role of Permits in the Regulatory State

Jul 1, 2014 Opinion

General permits play an increasingly important role in implementing regulation.

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Supreme Court Decision Strikes Compromise in Greenhouse Gas Case

Jun 25, 2014 News

EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions is left largely intact, but agency faces rebuke.

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EPA’s Climate Change Proposal May Alter Prospects for a Global Climate Deal

Jun 17, 2014 News

Recently proposed carbon curbing plan in U.S. sparks varied reactions abroad.

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Enforcement and Regulatory Governance

Jun 16, 2014 Opinion

Environmental regulators need to take a more holistic approach to improve compliance.

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Defining the Clean Water Act’s Reach

Jun 4, 2014 News

Opponents charge that the EPA “wants to regulate every single puddle.”

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Are Voluntary Environmental Programs the Answer?

Apr 28, 2014 Opinion

New study of EPA’s “flagship” performance program draws into question the value of voluntary efforts.

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North Carolina Coal Ash Spill Renews Debate Over Delayed EPA Regulations

Apr 3, 2014 Analysis

February spill raises question of whether coal ash requires federal regulation.

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