United States Federal Environmental Updates

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The Fish and Wildlife Service are reopening the public comment period on the proposal to replace the existing regulations governing the nonessential experimental population designation of the red wolf (Canis rufus). Comments received or postmar...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is extending the comment period for the information collection requirements in its proposed update to crane and derrick operator qualification standards in construction. The proposed update consist...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing to rescind the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Forms 300, the “Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesse...
For 145 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing that persons who intend to manufacture, import, or process any of these substances for an activity that is designat...
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is seeking comments on its existing class location requirements for natural gas transmission pipelines in the event of changes due to population growth near the pipeline. Operators have su...
The Environmental Protection Agency is extended the comment period for proposed amendments to the Risk Management Program: To rescind amendments relating to safer technology and alternatives analyses, third-party audits, incident investigati...
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is proposing exemptions and clarifications in relation to cranes and derricks (other than for bridge construction uses) that would: Completely exempt one type of railroad “roadway maintenance...
The Department of Transportation is proposing to remove the requirement that certain locomotives display a badge or tag to demonstrate the railroad has certified the locomotives comply with noise emission standards. Written comments must be rec...
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The Government of B.C. is seeking feedback on proposed changes to occupational health and safety rules for mobile equipment. The proposed changes notably Change the definition of mobile equipment to exclude certain towed components and inclu...
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The Government of Manitoba is seeking comments to inform the design and implementation of Manitoba’s output-based carbon pricing system. According to the Government of Manitoba, this carbon pricing system “will be phased in, with the first comp...
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Changes to legislation may be coming that would repeal the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 (SO2016,c7) and provide for matters related to this repeal. These changes would notably: Require the government to estab...
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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking input as it reviews municipal legislation, including the Municipalities Act, 1999 (SNL1999,cM-24). According to the Government, “feedback will be considered as officials prepare recommendation...