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EPA Proposes Overhaul of 2015 Final Coal Ash Rule 

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed more than a dozen significant changes to the Obama administration’s final 2015 rule governing disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) by the nation’s…


[UPDATED] EPA Issues More Ambitious But Flexible Final Clean Power Plan

Editor's note (Aug. 3): Adds compliance cost details, key changes The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) final Clean Power Plan will seek to tamp down the nation's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions…


Coal Ash Bill Clears U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives on July 23 passed by a 258–166 vote a coal ash bill that industry and states say is much-needed, but which the White House has…


Expert: OSHA’s Arc Flash Final Rule Will Save Lives

For Samy Faried, an ABB expert who has spent 15 years analyzing arc flash hazards, a new rule recently finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will save…


EPA Issues Final Federal Requirements for Coal Ash Disposal

A final rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate coal combustion residuals (CCRs) from coal power plants clarifies technical requirements for coal ash landfills and surface…