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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    ... and provide additional detail about the most important significant regulatory actions that ...Department of Energy. Department of Health and Human Services. Department of Homeland ... Water Heating Equipment. 28.............. Energy ... by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the 2014 Farm Bill), enacted on ...state atmospheric transport of pollutants that contribute to nonattainment of the ozone ... Basis: Greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution threatens the American public's health and welfare by ...

  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    ...: The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in ...Department of Energy. Department of Health and Human Services. Department of Homeland ... annually a regulatory plan of their ``most important significant regulatory actions,'' which ...129.............. Definition of ``Waters of 2040-AF30 Proposed Rule Stage. ...This risk to NSS, if left unmitigated, threatens the security of sensitive information technology ...6295(f)(4)(D). DOE commonly refers to these products as ``residential furnace ... significantly for the six criteria air pollutants for which there are national ambient air quality ...

  • Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard Program

    ..., advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel that must be used in transportation fuel. This action ... revised statutory definitions and criteria, most notably the new greenhouse gas emission ... the Proposal Impact Criteria and Toxic Pollutant. Emissions and Their Associated Effects?. A. ...Current Levels b. Projected Levels. E. Health Effects of Criteria and Air Toxics Pollutants 1. ...Overview 2. Quantified Human Health Impacts 3. Monetized Impacts 4. What Are ...IX. Impacts on Water. A. Background 1. Agriculture and Water Quality ... as a subset of forestland since it is commonly understood as such throughout the forestry ...Hypoxia threatens commercial and recreational fisheries in the Gulf ...

  • 846 F.3d 492 (2nd Cir. 2017), 14-1823, Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

    ... Flyfishers, Inc., Catskill-Delaware Natural Water Alliance, Inc., Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of ... the Agency's longstanding position that water. transfers are not subject to ion under the National. Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitting program. ... the West tend to be scarce, and most precipitation there. falls as snow, often ... local ecosystems, economies, and public health at. risk. While acknowledging these ... U.S.C. § 1251 et seq., commonly known as the. Clean Water Act (sometimes ... waste, toxic algae, invasive species, and human. and animal contaminants will flow from one ... agency interpretation that threatens to undermine that entire. system. . ...

  • Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2014 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Hospital Conditions of Participation; Payment Policies Related to Patient Status

    ...August 19, 2013. Part II. Department of Health and Human Services. ... for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are paid on a reasonable cost basis subject to ...Page 50509. Although payments to most hospitals under the IPPS are made on the basis of ... that needs to be reconstituted with sterile water prior to administration via intravenous infusion. ... hospital care, this term is also commonly used to denote the input price index (that is, .... . threatens to reverse the great good that may come about ... for levels of particulate matter an air pollutant associated with short-term increases in morbidity ...

  • 540 U.S. 461 (2004), 02-658, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation v. EPA

    ...§ 7477, was designed to ensure that the air quality in "attainment areas," i.e., ... bars construction of any major air pollutant emitting facility not equipped with "the best ...ADEC identified SCR as the most stringent technology then technically and ...of Social and Health Servs. v. Guardianship Estate of Keffeler, 537 ...This case threatens no such development. It involves preconstruction ... to the Secretary [of Health and Human Services], are reasonable and adequate to meet ... combine to become nitrogen, oxygen, and water. . . . App. 71. [ 6 ] In Low NOx, changes are ... represents that permitting authorities "commonly" use top-down methodology. Brief for Respondents ...

  • World News Update: UNFCCC Green Climate Fund Created
  • Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category

    ... final rule, promulgated under the Clean Water Act (CWA), protects public health and the ... from toxic metals and other harmful pollutants, including nutrients, by strengthening the ... the form of cancer and non-cancer risks in humans, lowered IQ among children, and deformities and ... of toxic metals and other harmful pollutants that steam electric power plants are allowed to ... electric power plant wastewater also threatens drinking water, as evidenced by more than 30 ...NSPS represent the most stringent controls attainable, taking into ... and identified POCs (those pollutants commonly found) for each of the regulated wastestreams. ...

  • How can states outside the gulf of Mexico regulate offshore finfish aquaculture?

    ...State-Federal Waters Delineation B. The Coastal Zone Management Act C. ...While RCF claims that offshore aquaculture is necessary in the United ... program where coastal states assume most of the federal administrative and enforcement ... in finfish operations to maintain fish health, disinfect and improve water quality, and control ...Diseases, developmental deformities, and human errors have led to multiple major die-offs of ...) Common deformities include blindness, commonly caused by captivity conditions, "BAD heart," ...--Congress uses financial incentives and threatens preemption to force states to participate and ... chemical and biological products and pollutants and nutrient wastes on human health and the ...

  • REGULATION AND THE NEW POLITICS OF (ENERGY) MARKET ENTRY.

    ..., steer private capital toward investments that ensure the wide availability of a more reliable, ... ideological right, and has grown hostile to most regulation--a phenomenon that began in the late ... based upon the project's economic impacts, health and environmental risks, or environmental ... Gasland (27) triggered fears of air and water contamination from oil and gas production using ... and regulatory approvals that are most commonly triggered by the energy projects considered here. ... uncurated information presented as "news." Human nature reacts to this not only by selecting ... health impacts of conventional air pollutant emissions (on mortality), (162) the effects of ... basing policy on misperceptions of risk threatens more fundamental values: that when a society ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles-Phase 2

    ... Phase 2 Heavy-Duty (HD) National Program that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and ... relating to control of emissions of pollutants other than GHGs. EPA is finalizing non-GHG ... Climate Agreement, widely regarded as the most ambitious climate change agreement in history. ... A. Health Effects of Non-GHG Pollutants. B. ... the vehicle weight classifications commonly used for many years for a variety of purposes by ... Climate change caused by human emissions of GHGs threatens public health in ... of the country at serious risk of reduced water supplies, increased water pollution, and ...

  • A "full and fair" discussion of environmental impacts in NEPA EISs: the case for addressing the impact of substantive regulatory regimes.

    ... possible" proposed major federal actions that will "significantly affect[] the quality of the ... EISs reveals that, in general, if a pollutant or impact is regulated under some substantive ... a project's significant effects on the human environment as required by NEPA, then it cannot ... as the Clean Air Act (CAA) (10) or Clean Water Act (CWA) (11)--where permits under those ... and biosphere and stimulate the health and welfare of man; to enrich the understanding ... results of this survey show that EISs commonly fail to discuss how expected regulation will ..., (61) and because they mirror the content of most agency-specific regulations. . Three primary CEQ ..., consideration of whether the action threatens a violation of federal environmental law.") ...

  • THE WESTERN URBAN LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE CHANGE.

    ...-MIGRATION A Consumptive and Non-Consumptive Water Use Stress 936 B. Floods and Sea Level Rise 938 ...Population Growth 940 E. Public Health 941 III. No CONSENSUS ON THE URBAN LANDSCAPE 941 ...(7) To date, most research has focused on the negative impacts of ...(8) CD poses a major challenge to urban areas that are on the front line of climate change and ... zones, where the incidence of accidental or human-caused conflagration occurs more often? . D. ...* Identify the commonly held values of our community; . * Establish a ... on importation of recyclables by China threatens the realization of the objectives of all Canadian ... Alexander Cohan et al., High-Resolution Pollutant Transport in the San Pedro Bay of California. 2 ...

  • TOOLKIT FOR INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO TEN HIGH-ENROLLMENT LAW SCHOOL COURSES.

    ... Case Involving New Municipal Ordinance that Restricted Use of Property in Transporting Fossil ... demanding knowledge and skills absent from most law courses. . Although clients demand more ...Rather, like professionals in healthcare, insurance, finance, real estate, energy, ... work related to sustainability in pro bono, human rights, and diversity representations, and that ... and Texas dealt with privately-owned waterfront (littoral) properties affected by erosion from ... interpretation (whether GHG is an "air pollutant") (339) and judicial review of an agency's denial ...Finally, administrative law courses commonly address the topic of cost-benefit analyses in ...PUB. HEALTH ASS'N, CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING n.p., n.d., ...

  • Revisions to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Permitting Regulations and Establishment of a Significant Emissions Rate (SER) for GHG Emissions Under the PSD Program

    ... to other provisions necessary to ensure that neither the PSD nor title V rules require a ... 1. Regulation of the Pollutant GHGs. 2. Revisions to PSD and Title V ...: Protection of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. H. Executive Order ...The EPA believes this table lists the most typical types of affected entities. Other types ... to the GHG air pollution that threatens public health and welfare. These findings did ... internal combustion (IC) engines, water heaters, and heating, ventilation and air ..., a natural-gas fired combustion turbine, commonly added as part of a modification project at ... The EPA believes the human health or environmental risk addressed by this ...

  • 582 F.3d 309 (2nd Cir. 2009), 05-5104-cv, State of Connecticut v. American Elec. Power Co., Inc.

    ... the same six electric power corporations that own and operate fossil-fuel-fired power plants in ... continue to cause serious harms affecting human health and natural resources. They explain that ... freshwater source, critical to sustaining water to the State's 34 million residents during the ...Amici have submitted briefs as well, but most of them are untimely and we will therefore not ...Global warming threatens Plaintiff States bordering the Great Lakes with ... presumed by contributions of a harmful pollutant in amounts that exceeded federally prescribed ... and policy" where greenhouse gases are commonly evaluated on " a collective [carbon ...

  • Finding That Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Aircraft Cause or Contribute to Air Pollution That May Reasonably Be Anticipated To Endanger Public Health and Welfare

    ... B. Air Pollutant, Public Health and Welfare. IV. The ...The primary GHGs directly emitted by human activities include CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, ... (>95 percent likelihood) to be the cause of most of the observed global warming since the mid-20th ... contribute to the GHG pollution which threatens public health and welfare. The Administrator ... exposure to a pollutant (for example, food, water, and air) when determining risk. Id. 3. ...One of the most commonly used hydrofluorocarbons (HFC-134a) has a lifetime ...

  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone

    ... to provide requisite protection of public health and welfare, respectively. The EPA is revising ... A number of the documents that are relevant to this action are available through ... 2. Overview of Human Exposure and Health Risk Assessments. B. Need ... The EPA completed its most recent review of the NAAQS for O3 in 2008. As a ... related to monitoring for other pollutants. I. Background. A. Legislative Requirements. ... but are not limited to, ``effects on soils, water, crops, vegetation, man-made materials, animals, ... to exposures to O3 concentrations commonly found in the ambient air and (2) estimates ... requirement to NAAQS attainment ``threatens to underserve areas that are very close to ...

  • Transitioning to a sustainable energy economy: the call for national cooperative watershed planning.

    ...Energy-Based Regulation that Integrates Water-Related Issues 1. FERC ... to consider one of the energy sector's most fundamental components--water. The ...(16) High demands to meet both human and industrial needs, drought conditions, and ... closed-loop cooling systems are more commonly found in the Western United States. (65) . ... temperatures and consequent changes in pollutant concentrations--are but one category of climate ..., in the era of climate change, public health and safety concerns are adequately addressed by a ... a course for the energy sector that threatens the viability of one of our most vital natural ...

  • Red lights to green lights: from 20th century environmental regulation to 21st century sustainability.

    ... improvements in America's air and water quality and led companies to manage their waste, ... a new 21st century sustainability strategy that overcomes the ideological, structural, and ... we face; the fate and transport of pollutants; the epidemiological and ecological impacts of ...Indeed, one of the most significant findings in social science of recent decades is the importance of innovation to healthy organizations. (2) Businesses have come to learn ...(145) Humanity depends on nature. But nature also depends on the ... have argued that global warming threatens the effectiveness of conservation easements, many ... of the green bond market is "a lack of a commonly accepted green standards and definitions"). For ...

  • Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, 011817 FED2, 14-1823

    ... Flyfishers, Inc., Catskill-Delaware Natural Water Alliance, Inc., Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of ... the Agency's longstanding position that water. transfers are not subject to ion under the National. Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitting program. ... of water in the West tend to be scarce, and most. precipitation there falls as snow, often ... economies, and public health at risk. While acknowledging. these ...§ 1251. et seq, commonly known as the Clean Water Act. (sometimes ... waste, toxic algae, invasive species, and human and animal. contaminants will flow from one ... threatens to undermine that entire system. . . ...

  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities

    ...The available information demonstrates that the risks posed to human health and the ... date of the rule, but still contain water and CCR will be subject to all applicable ... the proposed rule that the constituents of most environmental concern in CCR are metals, such as ... utility upgrades and retrofits of multi-pollutant controls needed to comply with the emerging Clean ...For example, surface impoundments are commonly placed next to rivers, which can intercept the ... of the report, Risky Business: Coal Ash Threatens America's Groundwater Resources at 19 More Sites, ...

  • The epic struggle for dolphin-safe tuna: to be continued - a case for accommodating nonprotectionist eco-labels in the WTO.

    ... tuna labeling standard as a barrier to trade that is prohibited by the Technical Barriers to Trade ... inability to accommodate environmental and health concerns. (24) . The demand for dolphin-safe tuna ...(57) The Appellate Body noted that most Mexican-produced tuna would not qualify for ... eco-labeling schemes, developing nations commonly make two free trade arguments, both of which were ...that are necessary to preserve human, animal, and plant health and life." (141) . ... case, which may now be regarded as the high-water mark of the Appellate Body's concern for nontrade ... to pass popular legislation, but it threatens the WTO's reputation as a relevant and ...at 169-70 (noting that Canada's pollutant registry, the National Pollutant Release ...

  • Treatment of Indian Tribes in a Similar Manner as States for Purposes of Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act

    ... rule is comparable to similar regulations that EPA issued in the 1990s for the CWA Section ...: Protection of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. H. Executive Order ... with such tribes, and/or discharge pollutants to waters of the United States located within or ...Most states generally were neutral regarding the ...Section 518(e) is commonly known as the ``TAS'' provision. Section 303 is .... . nonmember conduct threatens or has some direct effect on the political ... and substantial potential impacts on human health and welfare. Id. EPA described the ...

  • Proposed Finding That Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Aircraft Cause or Contribute to Air Pollution That May Reasonably Be Anticipated To Endanger Public Health and Welfare and Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    ... B. Air Pollutant, Public Health and Welfare. IV. The Proposed ... waves, air pollution, infectious and waterborne illnesses, and mental health effects resulting ... indicate that certain populations are most vulnerable to the health and welfare effects of ...The primary GHGs directly emitted by human activities include CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, ... contribute to the GHG pollution which threatens public health and welfare. The findings did ...One of the most commonly used hydrofluorocarbons (HFC-134a) has a lifetime ...