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Virginia Senate passes bill which could signal a Clean Power Act Challenge

Virginia Senate passes bill which could signal a Clean Power Act Challenge

Last week a bill passed in the House, and today a similar bill passed in the Senate, which would require the Virginia DEQ to report on potential impacts from EPA’s Clean Power Plan.  This bill also requires that Virginia legislature vote, based on the report, on implementation measures prior to complying with the EPA regulation.  For more […]

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Community Local Food Revitalization Project

Community Local Food Revitalization Project

This week, EPA announced a partnership with 27 communities (including Christiansburg, VA) to work to increase economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses and improve the accessability to healthy local food for the communities.  For more information on these community revitalization projects, check out the EPA press release here: http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27/1e92e0812f7f6b6a85257f450066b82b!OpenDocument    

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Veto on Clean Water Act Overturn

Veto on Clean Water Act Overturn

An attempt to overturn the Clean Water Act (due to what was believed were over-reaching definitions of federally regulated waterways in the 2014 Waters of the United States Rule) was vetoed by President Obama.  For more details, see http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/obama-vetoes-attempt-to-kill-clean-water-rule/ar-BBorLgk?li=BBnb7Kz

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First Virginia Wind Farm?

First Virginia Wind Farm?

The proposed 75 MW Rocky Forge (Botetourt County, Virginia) wind farm would be the first wind farm in Virginia. It has been approved by the county Planning Commission and now has to proceed with state regulatory permitting and federal Aviation Authority permitting. For more information about the project, see the website for APEX Clean Energy […]

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Regulatory Alert October-2015

Regulatory Alert October-2015

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements: Air Quality VA Major New Source Review Amendments Recently approved revisions to Virginia’s New Source Review regulations, now consistent with USEPA regulations thus leveling the playing field for Virginia facilities, went into effect August 13, 2015. These regulations allow for: A […]

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Regulatory Alert June- 2015

Regulatory Alert June- 2015

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements: Air Quality Greenhouse Gas Standards Under two (2) separate announcements in June, USEPA proposed activity aimed at curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the US transportation industry. Tighter GHG emission limits and fuel standards pose short-term impacts to transportation and travel […]

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Regulatory Alert March- 2015

Regulatory Alert March- 2015

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements:Air Quality GHG Emissions – PSD and Title V Permitting (UARG v. EPA) On June 23, 2014, the U. S. Supreme Court rendered a decision regarding EPA permitting requirements for stationary sources with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. EPA over reached authority under […]

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Regulatory Alert- October 2014

Regulatory Alert- October 2014

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief reminder of the following regulatory compliance requirements: Air Quality GHG Emissions – PSD and Title V Permitting (UARG v. EPA) On June 23, 2014, the U. S. Supreme Court rendered a decision regarding EPA permitting requirements for stationary sources with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. EPA over reached authority under […]

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Regulatory Alert June- 2014

Regulatory Alert June- 2014

Emergency Generators and Demand Response Programs; NESHAP Subpart ZZZZ and NSPS Subparts IIII and JJJJ: Air Quality Owners and operators of emergency generators that are currently enrolled in demand response programs, or are considering enrolling in such programs should be aware that NESHAP Subpart ZZZZ and NSPS Subparts IIII and JJJJ have specific requirements for […]

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Regulatory Alert April- 2014

Regulatory Alert April- 2014

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief reminder of the following regulatory compliance requirements: Air Quality Greenhouse Gas Reporting It is that time again to complete annual Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting. The US EPA electronic greenhouse gas reporting tool (e-GGRT) is now open, and reports are due March 31st. If designated reporting staff has changed in […]

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