EPA Regional Programs


Aug. 11, 2017
Southern Review of Legislative & Regulatory Actions - August 2017
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 and Georgia amend underground storage tank regulations.

-- North Carolina establishes a moratorium on permits for wind energy facilities.

-- EPA's Superfund Task Force released recommendations to streamline and improve the Superfund program.

-- EPA proposes to retain the existing primary NAAQS for nitrogen dioxide.

-- USFWS issued final rule on hunting seasons, hours, areas, and daily bag and possession limits for migratory game birds.

-- EPA issued final rule on process for conducting chemical risk evaluations.

-- EPA and USACE propose to rescind the Clean Water Rule and re-codify the regulatory text that existed prior to the 2015 definition of "waters of the United States."

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