Mondaq USA: Environment
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On January 25, the EPA issued a memorandum reversing the "once-in-always-in" policy under the Clean Air Act ("Act") which prevented major sources of toxic air pollutants from removing pollution control devices at their facilities once actual emissions fell below major source thresholds.
WilmerHale
Last week, the Trump Administration outlined its vision for improving the nation's infrastructure in the much-anticipated Infrastructure Plan.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Trump administration. The gift that keeps on giving to bloggers. After posting last week about the order requiring DOE to send its energy efficiency standards to the Federal Register for publication, ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On January 25, 2018, the U.S. EPA reversed its longstanding Clean Air Act "once in, always in" policy, opening the door for certain "major" sources of hazardous air pollution to finally downgrade to "area" sources.
Holland & Knight
The Trump Administration released an ambitious $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Feb. 12, 2018 – a plan that includes many provisions focused upon encouraging the reuse ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down EPA's rule implementing the 2008 ozone standards.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 12, 2018, the White House issued its proposed framework for an infrastructure bill to Congress. Notably, the White House's infrastructure plan proposes ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity, Water Keeper Alliance, and a coalition of other organizations served a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers, alleging the Agencies' delay ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an attempt to bring clarity following the recent Supreme Court decision—which as noted in our prior post will result in expiration of the nationwide stay of the 2015 revised definition of "waters of the U.S." that was imposed two years ago by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals—EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) issued a final rule extending the applicability date of the 2015 revised definition to February 6, 2020.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Monday February 12, President Trump unveiled his long-awaited infrastructure plan.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, I noted that EPA had been ordered to respond to a petition by Connecticut under § 126(b) of the Clean Air Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 14, 2018, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") New Source Review ("NSR") permitting program as an initial step towards NSR reform.
Foley Hoag LLP
President Trump's infrastructure plan includes a number of important proposals. My initial reaction is consistent with my view of many of the President's initiatives – he gives regulatory reform a bad name.
Arnold & Porter
The White House's $1.5 trillion "Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America," released on Monday, February 12, 2018, contains a 16-page section devoted to "Infrastructure Permitting Improvement."
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court decision and reinstated the National Marine Fisheries Service's decision to list the Arctic ringed seal as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Miles & Stockbridge
Companies regulated by the EPA have long complained that EPA too often uses guidance documents improperly, both to expand regulatory requirements beyond what the law permits and to avoid judicial review of such expansions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Continuing the fight over the Obama-era WOTUS Rule, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., the National Wildlife Federation, and a host of states, including New York and California have brought lawsuits...
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, February 12, 2018, the Massachusetts Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change released a Proposed Draft of legislation staking out an ambitious and far-reaching set of policies across a wide...
Foley Hoag LLP
In November, Attorney General Sessions issued a memorandum prohibiting DOJ from issuing regulations disguised as guidance.
Arnold & Porter
Entities that are required to submit test data to EPA or to seek the Agency's authorization to import, manufacture, or process chemical substances will soon be required to pay significant new fees.
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On December 12, French President Emmanuel Macron, joined by President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres...
Jones Day
On June 6-8, 2017, Beijing hosted energy ministers from around the world in the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM8.
Carlton Fields
Federal environmental crimes cases can appear similar to other types of criminal or environmental cases because they comprise a hybrid of criminal prosecutions and environmental enforcement actions.
Arnold & Porter
After declining to recommit to the Paris climate change agreement at last week's G-7 summit, it came as little surprise that President Donald Trump announced that the United States "will withdraw...
Miles & Stockbridge
Companies regulated by the EPA have long complained that EPA too often uses guidance documents improperly, both to expand regulatory requirements beyond what the law permits and to avoid judicial review of such expansions.
Holland & Knight
The Trump Administration released an ambitious $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Feb. 12, 2018 – a plan that includes many provisions focused upon encouraging the reuse ...
Duane Morris LLP
ChargePoint, Inc., a leading provider of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations, appears to have lost a bid to provide charging stations to Electrify America and promptly sued the winning bidder for patent infringement.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In this four-part series, we revisit 2017's biggest developments in Energy & Sustainability-related news, milestones, policy changes, and financial transactions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Continuing the fight over the Obama-era WOTUS Rule, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., the National Wildlife Federation, and a host of states, including New York and California have brought lawsuits...
BakerHostetler
Because EPA's fiscal year ends in September, the newly released statistics capture the final three plus months of the Obama administration and slightly more than the first eight months of the Trump administration.
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