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EPA Revises Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Activities

On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reissued its Multi-Sector General Permit (link is external) (MSGP) pursuant to the Clean Water Act (CWA) for stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity, replacing the 2008 MSGP. The new MSGP is effective immediately and serves as a national model. EPA will hold a webinar (link is external) on July 8 to provide training on the new electronic reporting requirements in the 2015 MSGP.

Enzi statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling against EPA power plant regulations

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision requiring the EPA to consider the costs of the regulations it imposes on power plants. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision requiring the EPA to consider the costs of the regulations it imposes on power plants.

Bishop, Inhofe Request Information from EPA on Lack of ESA Consultation During Power Plant...

U.S. Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT), Chairman, House Committee on Natural Resources, and U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the Obama Administration’s proposed Clean Air Act rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new and existing power plants and the EPA’s apparent failure to initiate consultation with the U.S

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Against Coal Industry Challenge to Historic Clean Power Plan

Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected coal industry challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, ruling coal interests had prematurely challenged the Obama Administration’s historic effort to curb carbon pollution to combat climate disruption

Philadelphia Hosts 14th National Brownfields Conference at Pennsylvania Convention Center April 3-5, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C.- November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 6,000 environmental and economic development officials, finance and insurance providers, risk managers, planners, attorneys, civil engineers and students are expected to attend the U.S. EPA co-sponsored National Brownfields Conference, April 3-5, 2011, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

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Locations Close to Public Transit Boost Residential, Commercial Real Estate Values

Neighborhoods located within a half-mile of public transit services outperformed those in areas farther from public transit based on a number of factors, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association(link is external) and the National Association of Realtors®.