EPA added 12 chemicals to the list of toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements under EPCRA and the Pollution Prevention Act.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services announced the opening of a docket to obtain comments and suggestions to update the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health and associated resources.
The Department of Labor is updating its Environmental Justice Strategy and seeks feedback on how it could improve services and better serve environmental justice communities under Exec. Order No. 14008.
EPA proposed revisions to its regulations under FOIA to update the process by which the public may access information about Agency actions and activities.
United States v. Aerosols Danville, Inc., No. 1:22-cv-405 (D.R.I. Nov. 9, 2022). Settling CERCLA defendants must perform remedial actions for Operable Unit 2 at the Landfill & Resource Recovery, Inc. Superfund site in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, fully reimburse the state of Rhode Island for its future response costs, and reimburse the United States for a portion of its future site-related response costs.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed to revise its natural disaster procedures to incorporate advances in risk-informed decisionmaking approaches and disaster response lessons learned, as well as recent amendments to the Flood Control Act of 1941.
EPA announced a 30-day public comment period associated with release of the Integrated Risk Information System Assessment Plan and Systematic Review Protocol for inhalation exposure to cobalt and compounds.
DOD, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration proposed to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement a requirement to ensure certain federal contractors disclose their greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and climate-related financial risk and set science-based targets to reduce their GHGs.
EPA entered into a proposed consent decree under the CWA and the APA in Environmental Law & Policy Center v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, No. 3:19-cv-295 (N.D. Ohio), that would create a binding schedule for the development of a TMDL to address nutrient and algae impairments in western Lake Erie.
EPA Region 8 proposed an amendment to a prospective purchaser agreement originally agreed to in 1994 for the Anaconda Smelter Superfund site in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana, that would provide for the implementation of updated institutional controls and updated operations and maintenance plans.