EPA Agrees To Make A Move On 2010 Coal Ash Rule

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 4:08 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday settled a lawsuit from several environmental and health groups by pledging to take final action on the government's first-ever proposed coal ash regulations by the end of this year.

The settlement ensures that the EPA conclude its review of a proposed rule classifying coal ash as a hazardous waste that was published in June 2010 but has remained in limbo since. The agency agreed to a Dec. 19 deadline to either finalize Resource Conservation and Recovery Act revisions under...
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