On March 28, 2022, the EPA revived an Obama-era proposed regulation that, if enacted as proposed, will remove the emergency affirmative defense provisions found under Title V (40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 70.6(g)) of the Clean Air Act (CAA). The provision of the act defines an emergency as “any situation arising from sudden and […]
Tag: Affirmative Defenses
Affirmative defense provisions within state implementation plans (SIPs) have long been a controversial topic and the subject of litigation against the EPA.
If you’ve been issued an OSHA citation, you may feel that it was undeserved and wish to contest it. But if you’re going to contest, you’ll need to give a reason. Keep reading for a discussion of the defenses you can make against an OSHA citation.
OSHA’s new lockout/tagout (LOTO) directive tells you how the agency is interpreting the LOTO standards – and how its inspectors will be enforcing it. Wouldn’t you love to have the inside scoop on what OSHA inspectors will be looking for when they examine your lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures? Well, you can – courtesy of the agency […]