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Amendments of 1990

Run Over by American Trucking Part II: Can EPA Implement Revised Air Quality Standards?

Editors' Summary: In the second of two Articles, Professor Craig. N. Oren examines the controversial recent opinion, and subsequent denial of rehearing en banc, in American Trucking Ass'n v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Run Over by American Trucking Part I: Can EPA Revive Its Air Quality Standards?

Editors' Summary: In the first of two Articles, Professor Craig N. Oren examines the recent "blockbuster" opinion in American Trucking Ass'n v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, in which a panel of the D.C....

Promise and Reality in the Enforcement of the Amended Clean Air Act Part II: Federal Enforceability and Environmental Auditing

Editors' Summary: This Article is the second in a two-part series that examines the promise and reality of Clean Air Act enforcement by reviewing four central enforcement issues: (1) the development of the "any credible evidence"...

Promise and Reality in the Enforcement of the Amended Clean Air Act Part I: EPA's "Any Credible Evidence" and "Compliance Assurance Monitoring" Rules

Editors' Summary: This Article is the first of a two-part series that examines the promise and reality of Clean Air Act enforcement by reviewing four central enforcement issues: (1) the development of the "any credible evidence" rule...

Regulation of Hazardous Air Pollutants Under the New Clean Air Act: Technology-Based Standards at Last

Editors' Summary: When Congress amended the Clean Air Act in 1990, it instituted a new approach to the regulation of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Although EPA had great discretion in adopting HAP emission standards prior to 1990...

A Clean Air Act Primer: Part III (Chapter 10)

Editors' Summary: This Article is the third in a three-part series on the Clean Air Act and the 1990 amendments. The authors analyze the new permit program mandated by the 1990 amendments, which requires the creation of a state-...

A Clean Air Act Primer: Part II (Chapter 5)

Editors' Summary: In this second of a three-part series on the Clean Air Act and the 1990 amendments, the authors analyze the background of several key Clean Air Act sections, including the prevention of significant deterioration (...

A Clean Air Act Primer: Part I (Chapter 1)

Editors' Summary: On November 15, 1990, President Bush signed into law the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, the first comprehensive changes to the Act in 13 years. During the intervening months since its enactment, EPA has geared...