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Daily Update for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Daily Update summarizes environment-related rules, proposed rules, and notices published in the current issue of the Federal Register.

82 FR 34553


United States v. Essroc Cement Corp., No. 2:11-cv-01650 (W.D. Penn. July 19, 2017). In a third modification of a 2012 consent decree, a settling CAA defendant responsible for violating the Act at six of its cement facilities must install water injection technology to control emissions of nitrogen oxides on both kilns at its facility in Logansport, Indiana.

Clean Air Act (CAA)

82 FR 34464

Proposed Rules

BLM proposed rescinding the final rule "Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands" because the agency believes it is unnecessarily duplicative of state and some tribal regulations and imposes burdensome reporting requirements and other unjustified costs on the oil and gas industry.

Hydraulic Fracturing