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4 April 2009

Regulatory Fallout from Kingston Coal Sludge Incident?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be reviewing hundreds of wetland and watercourse permits formerly handled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), according to this LA Times article. The EPA has had the authority to intervene for years, but rarely did under the Bush Administration. Looks like things are different now. The EPA appears to have a new mandate from President Obama and its decision to flex some …


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