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Regulatory News

PFAS Chemicals Added to the Toxics Release Inventory List

Outlining the next steps for TRI facilities.

Toxics Use Reduction Planning & Reporting Guidance During State of Emergency for COVID-19 Pandemic

MassDEP is implementing the following guidance.

New Fiscal and Asset Management Plan Requirement for Small Community Water Systems

New Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) § 19a-37e mandates that small public water systems complete a fiscal and asset management plan for all capital assets by than January 1, 2021.

COVID-19: Implications for the Water and Wastewater Industry

As the details on the COVID-19 pandemic are still emerging, those in the water and wastewater industry have many questions.

US EPA Issues Temporary Policy Changes to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program

US EPA has issued a temporary policy outlining relaxed enforcement and regulatory discretion in regard to environmental legal obligations applicable to a variety of facilities.

RI DEM Releases Statement Regarding Regulatory Compliance

The environmental protection programs at DEM are continuing to adjust to the changing conditions.

Helping Water Utilities Mitigate COVID-19 Challenges

Discussing ways to mitigate risk and navigate challenges.

MassDEP Extends Deadlines for Source Registration and Greenhouse Gas Reports

View the new dates for submissions.

Staying Compliant: New Standard for Aboveground Storage Tanks

Massachusetts Department of Fire Services has begun auditing ASTs for compliance with the Massachusetts 502 CMR 5.0 regulations.

Responding to COVID-19: The Importance of Sewer Overflow Prevention

Reducing the potential for wastewater to have contact with the public is even more important than ever.