EPA Proposes Big Changes to the EAB Permit Appeals Process

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:28

On November 6, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of General Counsel issued a pre-publication proposal, “Modernizing the Administrative Exhaustion Requirement for Permitting Decisions and Streamlining Procedures for Permit Appeals.” In the proposal, EPA will seek comment on several changes to the permit appeals process before the EAB in an effort to speed up final decisions and resolutions.The changes stem from a 2017 Memorandum, directing agencies to streamline the permitting process. The EPA has implemented several measures to reduce the permitting timeframe pursuant to this directive. This most recent one proposes to modernize the EAB appeals process.Read more...https://www.natlawreview.com/article/epa-proposes-big-changes-to-eab-permit-appeals-process