Groups Sue EPA Over CAFO Regulations

Several environmental and citizen watch groups have filed suit against the EPA in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to force the Agency to strengthen regulations for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to provide better water quality protection. The lawsuit was filed after the EPA denied a 2017 petition that requested a […]

Pesticide Labeling Violations Earn Record Penalty

Pesticide labeling continues to be one of the most violated aspects of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not hesitate to investigate facilities and impose penalties when public health and the environment are at risk. Take a look at what one company did to warrant one […]

Water Regs and Permits to Watch Out for in 2012

Legal Editor Amanda Czepiel says that in the beginning of 2012, we will see EPA issue the 2012 Stormwater Construction General Permit (CGP). It will include a number of changes due to the implementation of the Construction and Development Rule, as well as changes to the appearance of the permit, new requirements for site inspections, […]