Australia: Environmental Policy Quarterly
K&L Gates Publication
Last Updated: 21 July 2014

Welcome to the spring edition of Environmental Policy Quarterly, published jointly by the Environmental, Land and Natural Resources Practice Group and the Public Policy and Law Practice Group of K&L Gates. Environmental Policy Quarterly highlights significant developments and issues of public policy relating to the environment and natural resources in the U.S. and globally.

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Environmental Policy 2014 Forecast. By Cliff L. Rothenstein, Maureen O'Dea-Brill, Grant W. Carlisle

As the Senate and House of Representatives continue to engage in partisan gridlock, President Obama is doubling down on executive action. What are some major rules expected in 2014 and how will Congress respond? To view this article, click here.

Will the West Virginia Chemical Spill Mean Tighter Laws and Regulations? By Cliff L. Rothenstein, Scott A. Aliferis, Grant W. Carlisle

When a chemical leak in West Virginia led to widespread contamination of water, public and Congressional outcry was swift and loud calling for greater oversight and stronger controls over chemical storage facilities.
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U.S. Greenhouse Gas Regulation in 2014. By John F. Spinello, Jr., Cliff L. Rothenstein, Christine A. Jochim

2014 is likely to be replete with climate change policy developments between President Obama's Climate Action Plan and the United Nations' attempt to complete a new global climate change treaty by 2015. What are the priorities for 2014?
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Appropriations Are Back: Opportunities for FY 15. By Tim L. Peckinpaugh and Sean P. McGlynn

The approaching Fiscal Year 2015 Congressional budget process presents the best opportunity to secure federal funding in many years. What are the opportunities and timing?
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