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Groundwater Discharges

EPA Policy 83 Fed. Reg. 7126, Feb. 20, 2018 regulates pollutants discharged from point sources to jurisdictional surface water via groundwater or other subsurface flow that has a direct hydrologic connection to the surface water.

The policy states that NPDES permits may be issued for any release of a pollutant from a pipe, drain or any distinct and discrete point source (such as an injection well) into groundwater that reaches federally protected waterway.

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New Source Review

In July we noted that former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt released a memo on March 13 to change how industries calculate whether modifications will trigger a more detailed and restrictive review process called new source review (NSR).

The EPA is looking at revising the air pollution permitting program, NSR, beyond the memo by proposing a rule change (RIN:2060-AT89).

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TSCA Reset

At the center of TSCA (Toxic Substance Control Act) is the list of chemicals that are allowed to be manufactured or imported into the U.S. Each time a manufacturer or importer wants to introduce a new chemical (not already on the list), they must submit basic information and receive EPA approval

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Offices

South Bend
224 West Jefferson Blvd, Suite 204
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone (574) 522-1019
Fax (574) 522-0374

Indianapolis
7202 E 87th Street Suite 110
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Phone (317) 578-4233
Fax (317) 578-4250

Louisville
1884 Ivanhoe Court
Louisville, KY 40205
Phone (502) 890-7702

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