Category Archives: EPA Regulations

Latest news and information directly from the EPA related to new or updated regulations.

EPA Announces Environmental Compliance Website for the Crude Oil and Natural Gas Sector

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)04/09/2019Contact Information: WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a new compliance assistance resource for owners and operators of crude oil and natural gas extraction operations. This new Environmental Compliance Information for Energy Extraction Portal provides easily accessible information to help companies comply with federal and…
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EPA Launches Voluntary Audit Program for New Owners of Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Facilities

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)Program provides regulatory certainty and environmental benefits03/29/2019Contact Information: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a voluntary disclosure program designed for new owners of upstream oil and natural gas exploration and production facilities. The program encourages new owners to find, correct and self-disclose Clean Air Act violations. The…
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City of New York to Comply with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Prevent Contamination of the City’s Drinking Water Supply

News Releases from Headquarters›Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) 03/18/2019 Contact Information:  WASHINGTON (March 18, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced today that the United States filed suit under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act against the city of New York and the New York City Department of Environmental…
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TRI Data for New England Show Improved Environmental Performance by Manufacturing Sector as Economy Grows

News Releases from Region 01 2017 Data Show Long-term Decrease in Industrial Releases of TRI-listed Carcinogens in EPA Region 1 03/05/2019 Contact Information:  BOSTON (March 5, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 2017 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis. Results of this publicly available database show that since 2007, releases…
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