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EPA issues final nonattainment area designations for the 2015 ozone standard

On May 1, 2018, EPA issued final nonattainment area designations for the 2015 ozone standard. The final nonattainment areas include parts of counties in eastern Wisconsin (see table).  These final designations differ significantly from the intended nonattainment areas EPA proposed in their 120-day letter to the state. Final designations will be effective 60 days...
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EPA Memo on Project Emissions Accounting For New Source Review (NSR) Program

EPA Administrator E. Scott Pruitt released a memo on March 13, 2018, announcing a significant shift in interpretation of project emission accounting procedures for its NSR program (also referred to as preconstruction permitting) under the Clean Air Act.  In the memo, Administrator Pruitt notes that the process of determining whether a project is a...
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FET Celebrates National Volunteer Month – April 2018

FET Celebrates National Volunteer Month – April 2018

Applause!  Applause!  We are VERY grateful for all of the FET volunteers who are generous with their time and dedication to benefit the mission of FET.  Thanks for all you do for FET . . . We could not achieve what we have without our valued Volunteers!
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EPA Proposes Safe System for Recycling Aerosol Cans that Saves Over $3 Million Per Year

On March 6th the USEPA proposed a clear, practical, and safe system for handling hazardous waste of aerosol cans that encourages recycling. EPA estimates it will also save at least $3 million per year in regulatory costs. EPA’s proposal streamlines the regulation of hazardous waste aerosol cans by adding them to the list of materials...
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State Agency Comments on EPA’s Planned Nonattainment Designations For 2015 Ozone NAAQS

EPA responded to state recommendations on ozone standard attainment designations in late December 2017. In January 2018, EPA stated that it would complete the designation process by April 30, 2018. It cannot issue its final decisions prior to April 19, 2018, because EPA must notify states no later than 120 days before the final...
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