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Regulatory: Numerous EPA regulations coming after election

Some of the most important EPA regulations are about to come down the pike

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not issue many major new regulations during the year prior to the November 2012, perhaps out of concern that this would give campaign fodder to Republican opponents of stronger environmental regulations. Now that the election is over and President Obama has another four years in office, the EPA is on the verge of issuing or proposing a long list of new regulations.

This column summarizes some of the most important regulations that are expected.

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Michael Gerrard

Michael B. Gerrard is Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, and Senior...

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