Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

The Onion: “EPA To Drop ‘E,’ ‘P’ From Name”

Here.

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EPA Issues Water Quality Regulation to Protect the Penobscot River

Link: Bangor Daily News article by Judy Harrison, Download: Promulgation of Certain Federal Water Quality Standards Applicable to Maine (Final Rule), Fact Sheet: Final Rule on Certain Federal Water Quality Standards Applicable to Maine, Response to Public Comments EPA Issues Water Quality Regulation … Continue reading

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Colorado gold mine is one of the EPA’s new Superfund pollution sites

A Colorado gold mine that spilled more than 3 million gallons of wastewater into western rivers was among nearly a dozen sites added Wednesday to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund National Priorities List. HERE. Prior posts on the Gold King … Continue reading

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Indian Law Profs Comments on EPA’s Proposed Water Quality Standards for Washington State

Here: Law Professors Comments on EPA’s Proposed WQS for WA

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Maine’s Second Amended Complaint in State v. McCarthy

Doc. 30- Second Amended Complaint Previous Turtle Talk coverage here. Maine is suing the EPA over agency action concerning the State’s surface water quality standards.

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President’s Memo Outlines New Environmental Policy

Link to Memorandum here. The Obama Administration advised the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Defense, EPA, and NOAA to avoid harming the environment by ensuring, at minimum, a “no net loss goal” for natural resources deemed important, scarce, or sensitive.  The Departments … Continue reading

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EPA Releases Internal Report on Gold King Mine Accident

EPA internal report here. [T]he Team concludes that the Adit blowout was likely inevitable. Actions taken by the EPA OSC to pull out the site personnel and crew from and near the Adit, just prior to the blowout, probably avoided any … Continue reading

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Northern Arapaho Tribe Response to Wind River Reservation Termination Bill

Here: BUSINESS COUNCIL LETTER NEWS RELEASE TRIBAL ATTORNEY LETTER

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Bad River Ojibwe Comments on EPA Environmental Justice Draft — Need More UNDRIP

Here: Bad River Comments on EPA EJ Policy The EPA’s draft and call for comments is here.

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EPA Initiating Public Comment on the Working Draft of the EPA Policy on Environmental Justice for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples: January 8 – February 15, 2013

The US EPA is seeking public comment on the Working Draft of the EPA Policy on Environmental Justice for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples. The Public Comment Period is from January 8 – February 15, 2013. A copy of the Working … Continue reading

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