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Posted In: Air Pollution, DEP

EPA Uses Superfund and TSCA to Address Indoor Air Contamination

Following the lead of many state environmental protection agencies (including MassDEP), on December 7, the EPA issued a final rule to add “vapor intrusion” as a fifth criterion under the…

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Posted In: Air Pollution, DEP

SJC Agrees that Massachusetts Has Failed to Implement a Key Piece of the Global Warming Solutions Act

The SJC ruled unanimously that the state has not done enough to comply with the 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act, which requires Massachusetts to cut its greenhouse gasses by 25%…

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Posted In: Air Pollution

“The Vagaries of the Wind”: Recent Supreme Court Decision Affirms EPA’s Approach to Interstate Air Pollution

On April 29, 2014, the Supreme Court released a 6-2 opinion that was both a victory for states that are downwind of other polluting states, and, more broadly, for the…

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