Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Agreement advances cleanup efforts at former VA site in Salt Lake City

The Environmental Protection Agency, Veterans Affairs (VA) and Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) recently signed a Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) on their roles and responsibilities for the rehabilitation of a superfund site in Salt Lake City.
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EPA announces $710,000 in reimbursements for Gold King Mine Release cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a further $710,000 in reimbursements to state, tribal and local governments for costs incurred in the Gold King Mine release response, bringing the regional total in reimbursements to $1.4 million.
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EPA requires emission control measures as part of Utah’s regional haze plan

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued partial approval and partial disapproval for a regional haze plan submitted by Utah that will reduce haze-forming emissions in the state’s National Parks and Wilderness Areas.
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Gardner joins latest effort for permanent Land, Water Conservation Fund renewal

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said late last week that he has added his signature to a bipartisan letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) urging a permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
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Senators call for repeal of Waters of the U.S. proposal

Late last week, Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) announced their intent to introduce bipartisan legislation to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the United States proposal.
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Noble Energy Inc. reaches settlement over Colorado emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Justice (DOJ) and state of Colorado announced today they have reached a settlement with Noble Energy Inc. over volatile organic compounds emissions in the Denver-Julesburg Basin.
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