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Apr 27, 2023

Environmental groups join plastic treatment PFAS lawsuit

A U.S. judge on Wednesday allowed environmental groups to join the federal government's lawsuit accusing a Houston-based company of illegally producing toxic “forever chemicals” when it processes plastic containers used in household goods.


Jan 02, 2023

EPA Launches New Environmental Justice Tool

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created a new environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening tool called EJScreen in order to better fulfill the Agency’s obligations relating to the protection of public health and the environment.


Nov 17, 2022

Cleanup Liability Among Concerns About EPA’s Hazardous PFAS Plan

The EPA is vowing to move quickly to designate two “forever chemicals” as hazardous substances under the Superfund law, but has to balance the Biden administration’s desire to better protect disadvantaged communities with public and private sector fears they’ll be held liable for a...


Nov 15, 2022

ACEC Marks the One-Year Anniversary of the IIJA

On the heels of the hard-fought midterm elections, the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a good opportunity to remind lawmakers and the public about the continued...