Codifying Environmental Regulatory Change

The Trump Administration continues to put forward plans to overhaul rules and regulations.  Many of these changes have been focused on environmental regulations.  There will likely be strong opinions regarding the recent proposed changes:  Codifying Benefit and Cost...

10-Second Environmental Compliance Check Up

If you have an immediate question about an environmental compliance issue, or would like us to address a specific environmental compliance issue, contact Matthew Schroeder, P.E. at 248-932-0228, ext. 117. Note: Dragun can help you assess and remediate PFAS as well as...

Amazon, eBay, COVID “Cures,” and EPA Orders

I remember watching TV as a boy where the travelling salesman would go town to town in his covered wagon selling the “miracle elixir.” The “snake-oil” salesmen of today do not have to travel and have used the Global Pandemic caused by COVID-19 to peddle their wares....

Bold Executive Order on “Regulatory Relief”

In May, President Donald Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO), “Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery.”  This is an ambitious and bold EO that is likely to have both strong support and strong opposition. This administration’s policies...

The Fall and Rise of Water

When it comes to water regulation, much of the focus has been on waters of the United States and “contaminated” water from a private property (industry, agriculture, etc.) reaching a “defined” US water.  The debate of that definition has raged for decades and...

Clean Water Act: Significant Developments

On April 21, 2020, the Department of the Army (Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense) and the Environmental Protection Agency published “The Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of ‘Waters of the United States.’ ’’  This rule replaces the previous Waters...