EPA Targets Bush-Era Hazardous Waste Rules

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Controversial changes to hazardous waste regulations under former President Bush may be short-lived as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken preliminary steps to review the exclusions.

Responding to calls by environmental and industry groups, the EPA has scheduled a public meeting to discuss potential revisions to the Definition of Solid Waste rule and will propose withdrawing the Emission Comparable Fuels rule, the agency announced Tuesday.

In a meeting scheduled for June 30, stakeholders will have the chance to argue their position as the EPA considers...
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