U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reissues Nationwide Permits
January 2017 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has published a final rule for the reissuance of existing nationwide permits (NWP) with some minor modifications and issuance of two new NWPs.
San Jose Extends Downtown High-Rise Incentives
January 2017 - The San Jose City Council unanimously approved an extension of the Downtown High-Rise Incentive Program last month.
Planning for 2017 Compliance Reports
December 2016 - As we approach the new year, now is the time to begin the process of preparing compliance reports that are due early in 2017.
PADEP Reissues the PAG-03 Industrial Stormwater NPDES General Permit
November 2016 - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) reissued the PAG-03 General Permit on September 24, 2016 for a new 5-year term.
PADEP Updated Vapor Intrusion Guidance Released
November 2016 - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released updated Vapor Intrusion Guidance on Saturday, November 19, which will become effective on January 18, 2017.
NJDEP Water Quality Management Planning Rule Adopted
November 2016 - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Office of Water Resources Management Coordination adopted new Water Quality Management Planning (WQMP) rules (N.J.A.C. 7:15) on November 7.
Ohio Brownfield Funding Update - Application Period for the 3rd Round of Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Funding to Open January 2017
October 2016 - Are you aware of an abandoned gas station property in Ohio that is vacant, but ideal for redevelopment? The property could be eligible to receive funding through the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA).
North Dakota Brine Spill Guidelines and Remediation Resources Released by NDDOH and EERC
September 2016 - North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and Environmental Health Section Division of Water Quality has released Guidelines for the Assessment and Cleanup of Saltwater Releases.
National Marine Fisheries Service Issues Proposed Rules Designating Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon
September 2016 - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued rule proposals on June 2, 2016 to designate critical habitat for five distinct population segments of the federally listed Atlantic sturgeon.
New Jersey Permit Extension Act Extended...Again
July 2016 - On June 30, 2016, the governor signed legislation to extend the Permit Extension Act in the nine Sandy-affected counties for another year.