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Posts Tagged ‘permits’
  • New Law #2: Restrictions on Disposal of Remediation Waste from Manufactured Gas Plants

    Posted by on January 13, 2016
    Continuing our countdown of new Illinois environmental laws taking effect on January 1, 2016 is Public Act 99-0365, which requires that waste from the remediation of a manufactured gas plant site must be disposed in a permitted hazardous waste disposal site, unless analysis demonstrates that the waste does not exceed regulatory levels. (more…)...
  • New Law #3: DNR Determines Whether New Oil & Gas Leases Are Operative

    Posted by on January 12, 2016
    Continuing our countdown of new Illinois environmental laws taking effect on January 1, 2016 is Public Act 99-0138, which allows the Department of Natural Resources to determine if oil and gas leases submitted with permit applications are operative because prior leases have terminated due to nondevelopment or nonproduction. (more…)...
  • U.S. Senate Bill Would Eliminate Duplicative Permitting

    Posted by on September 22, 2015
    According to news reports, a "recently submitted Senate bill, the Sensible Environmental Protection Act, amends FIFRA [the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act] and CWA [the Clean Water Act] to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or a state from requiring a permit for a discharge into navigable waters of a pesticide authorized under FIFRA and clarifies the permitting ...

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