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Archive: January 2021 Blog Posts

  • New EPA Ballast Water Rule: Where We Are and How We Got Here
  • January 13th, 2021 — by Sierre Anton — Category: Admiralty Clean Water Act

  • In October of 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule establishing standards for incidental discharges from vessels in waters of the United States. This is the first proposed rule to come out of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which was signed into law by President Trump in December 2018.

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  • EPA Announces Proposed Regulation Amendment to Clarify Negligence Standards
  • January 7th, 2021 — by Olivia Deans — Category: Clean Water Act

  • On December 14, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed amendments to a part of the Clean Water Act (CWA) regulation. The regulations pertain to enforcement standards for state and tribal programs under the CWA.

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