In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“PADEP”) recently announced the availability of a process for requesting temporary suspensions of environmental permitting and regulatory compliance obligations.  Regulated entities experiencing difficulties in meeting the terms and conditions of their environmental permits or complying with environmental regulatory provisions due to COVID-19 should

Auto dealerships and service centers often utilize storage tanks for fuel, waste oil, and wastewater oil-water separators.  They should closely review and understand Pennsylvania’s regulation of aboveground and underground storage tanks, especially important changes issued in late December 2018.  Many new requirements became effective at that time, yet the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“PADEP”)