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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Climate change is already a focus of corporate, social and political discourse and we are now seeing a rise in litigation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This legal update summarises some of the recent climate change cases, highlighting key trends, developments and lessons.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Environmental offences are typically punishable by fine; however fines can vary, even under a single statute. Canada's Fisheries Act1 prevents any person from undertaking work or activity
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
In Alberta, there is an ultimate limitation period of 10 years from the date the claim arose regardless of when a plaintiff knew or ought to have known about the claim.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Superior Court suspended Halton Region's application for a declaration that provincial and municipal laws of general application applied to Canadian National Railway's federal environmental assessment for a rail hub.
Siskinds LLP
From 1994 to 2019, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), an independent officer of the Legislature, reported on government progress on climate change, energy and other environmental issues.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In this case, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that foreseeability of harm is not an element of the tort of nuisance.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Irish Government's alleged failure to mitigate climate change is the subject of a legal challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment CLG (FIE) ...
Shavit Bar-on Gal-on Tzin Witkon
In 2007, the Tyre Disposal and Recycling Law, 5767-2007 came into effect, which imposed on Tyre suppliers in Israel (manufacturers and importers of new tyres) the duty to collect and recycle most of the tyres used in Israel.
LCA Studio Legale
Polyethylene goods are among the most widely used plastic materials and, as such, are governed by a special environmental regulation in Italy.
Giambrone & Partners
Climate change, pollution and contamination are nothing new, there have been cycles of climate change throughout the centuries, solar and volcanic activity has always affected the climate and not always for the good.
STA Law Firm
Fishing is an industry that is of great importance in the UAE. For many years, fishing has occurred on a commercial scale ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
State environmental regulators are beginning to develop plans designed to meet more stringent air quality standards under the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Foley Hoag LLP
In 2008, EPA issued an administrative order to Chantell and Michael Sackett, requiring them to remove what EPA had concluded was illegally placed fill on their property in Northern Idaho.
Holland & Knight
In the final week of March 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) took two unusually broad actions regarding contamination caused by poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Everyone can agree that environmental assessments should be based on the best science.
Duane Morris LLP
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has just issued new perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) guidance that, if left unchallenged,
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Last month, EPA issued notices of violation (NOVs) to Chemours, which manufactures per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), among other chemicals, for alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
If you were thinking that PFAS were important, but you've been unsure just how big a deal they are, you need look no further than the Statewide PFAS Directive
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On March 22, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin to implement its own formaldehyde emission standards as required under the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Strachan Partners
Nigeria is the largest market in Africa and one of the fastest growing countries in the world. The country has a thriving and relatively easy business environment with numerous investment opportunities in various sectors.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
Gowling WLG
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced the next steps in its climate action plan and reaffirmed its commitment to apply a federal carbon pricing system (the "Federal Backstop")...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On December 2, 2018, Premier Rachel Notley announced that, as of January 1, 2019, Alberta will curtail 325,000 barrels per day of raw crude oil and crude bitumen production.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act), the federal government is empowered to administer and enforce a two-pronged carbon pricing system in provinces and territories
Goodmans LLP
Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, 2018, the federal government made further announcements regarding the federal carbon-pricing backstop (the "Backstop").
Veirano e Advogados Associados
Saneamento, qualidade ambiental e saúde pública são assuntos interdependentes. Captação
Traditionally, regulation of the energy sector has occurred at the federal level and through specialized state regulatory bodies. However, attorneys general are playing an increasingly prominent role in regulating energy and environmental activity within their states.
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