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USEPA Announces Release of National Priorities: Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances (PFSA) Request for Application

The U.S. EPA is issuing this Request for Applications (RFA) to better understand the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability across the U.S.  The Agency is seeking new information on 1) the fate and transport of short (C4 to C7) and long-chain (? C8) PFAS in the environment,...
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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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May 30th ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Update

The NEWI Chapter is offering an ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Update half-day seminar on May 30, 2018 at Liberty Hall.  The program will review updated ISO 14001 and other environmental management systems.  
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May 30th FIFRA, TSCA, EMS and PSM…Oh My!

FIFRA, TSCA, EMS and PSM…Oh My! Do these apply to you and you don’t know it? The Wisconsin CHMM Chapter is offering this seminar on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 8am to noon at Liberty Hall.  
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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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