EPA Coal Ash Rule Will Foster Citizen Suits

EPA has issued its final rule regarding the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs). After seeking comments on whether to regulate CCRs as a hazardous or solid waste, it decided to regulate CCRs as a solid waste under subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), issuing minimum national standards for new and existing surface impoundments and landfills. The rule was published April 17. Continue reading “EPA Coal Ash Rule Will Foster Citizen Suits”