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TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory

  The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule requires that manufacturers and importers report to the EPA information concerning the manufacturing, processing, and use of certain chemical substances listed in the TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory. The submissions for 2016 are due … Continue reading

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New PA Flexible Packaging Requirements

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has adopted new requirements for owners and operators of affected printing presses.  The requirements will be adopted as part of 25 PA Code Sections 129.67a and 129.67b, which limit volatile organic compound (VOC) … Continue reading

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DEP Releases Climate Impacts Assessment

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) has released an updated Climate Impacts Assessment for the state of Pennsylvania.  The report is an update to the findings made in the 2009 reports entitled Pennsylvania Climate Impacts Assessment and Economic Impacts … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania DEP Offers Green Grants

October 5, 2012 through October 26, 2012 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) accepted applications for four green grants under the 2012 Growing Greener Plus grant proposal. The four separate awards are for the Watershed Protection grants, Surface Mining … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Proposed For Delaware River Basin

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has undoubtedly become one of the most contentious and hotly debated issues in states across the nation where natural gas deposits are found. The state of Pennsylvania has become ground zero for oil … Continue reading

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PADEP Undergoes Major Reorganization

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released a statement on September 20th, stating the details of a major reorganization within the agency.  The agency plans to return to its core mission of “protecting the environment while improving efficiency and … Continue reading

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Green City, Clean Waters Plan Approved

The City of Philadelphia has received final approval on its $2 billion stormwater management plan, “Green City, Clean Waters”. Environmental officials are calling it the largest U.S. project to reduce stormwater pollution through eco-friendly measures. The plan was approved on … Continue reading

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State Specific News – June 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. Pennsylvania: Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit: A general permit … Continue reading

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State Specific News – April 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: New General Air Quality Permit Guide and Permit … Continue reading

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State Specific News – March 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: Greenhouse Gas Inventory: NJDEP has posted a draft … Continue reading

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