Dec. 14, 2016
The Southern Review of Legislative & Regulatory Actions, published by the U.S. Army's Regional Environmental and Energy Office--Southern (REEO-S), is designed to provide current information to environmental decision makers, planners, and program managers regarding environmental actions and events throughout Federal EPA Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee). Information listed may be relevant to the U.S. Army and other Military Services' activities and operations. See attached
In this issue of the Southern Review:
-- Alabama adopts an emergency rule to prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer, which is a federally-regulated invasive species.
-- Florida continues to evolve its proposed new rule on public notice of pollution for "reportable releases" to the environment.
-- EPA proposes nonattainment area classification thresholds and implementation requirements for 2015 ozone NAAQS.
-- FERC proposes a new rule to expand the role of energy storage and aggregation in wholesale markets.
-- FWS revises its compensatory mitigation policy to encourage a shift to landscape-scale approaches to achieve strategic conservation outcomes.