Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley Hoag LLP
I've posted a number of times about the coming wave of efforts to reduce or eliminate GHG emissions from buildings.
Foley Hoag LLP
ClimateWire (subscription required) reported today that Russia plans to join the Paris Agreement. Apparently, Russia is doing so because it sees a global move to a low-carbon economy and it
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On June 21 the EPA released updated dust-lead hazard standards which reduce the acceptable levels from 40 μg per square foot to 10 μg per square foot for floors
Arnold & Porter
The amended bills narrow the still expansive scope of products and packaging that would fall within the scope of the regulation.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
On June 25, 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1020 ("SB 1020") which creates an industrial hemp program in Florida and regulates the statewide cultivation and sale of hemp products.
Arnold & Porter
Deep changes in the way electricity is generated, people and goods move around, and buildings are erected and renovated in New York will be required by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. EPA determined in December 2018 that it would not impose additional pollution control requirements on power plants in 20 upwind states whose
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Illinois Supreme Court recently affirmed that the Illinois Pollution Control Board's clean construction or demolition debris (CCDD) rules were not arbitrary and capricious.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In recent years there has been increased environmental awareness and a greater focus on sustainable and "green" energy production in GCC countries.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A new report by UK nonprofit CDP reveals 215 of the world's biggest companies face almost $1 trillion in climate change risks, with many likely to hit within the next five years.
WilmerHale
Rachel Jacobson and Matthew Ferraro authored their second annual analysis of how the US's massive yearly defense authorization legislation could impact energy, the environment and natural resources, and legal practitioners in these areas.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updated guidance to "clarify and provide recommendations concerning the implementation
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Last week, the New York State Legislature passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, Senate Bill S6599. It is considered to impose "the most aggressive legal mandate in the country" for emissions reduction.
WilmerHale
Rachel Jacobson and Matthew Ferraro authored their second annual analysis of how the US's massive yearly defense authorization legislation could impact...
Foley Hoag LLP
Late last month, New Hampshire filed two law suits seeking to recover a variety of costs and damages it alleges have resulted from contamination caused by releases of PFAS.
Foley Hoag LLP
Bloomberg Environment is reporting this morning that Senator Chris Coons is trying to persuade Democrats that they should agree to limit EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases in return for GOP support...
WilmerHale
NEPA requires an often-lengthy environmental analysis of all major federal actions, including permit approvals.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On June 10, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would review a Montana Supreme Court decision that has important implications for cleanup of sites under the federal Comprehensive
Cozen O'Connor
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is currently tracking approximately 19 sites with known contamination with PFOA and PFOS.
Foley Hoag LLP
When the Supreme Court decided that the district courts had jurisdiction over challenges to the Obama administration WOTUS rule, I described it as a victory of the "give me a break"
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In recent years there has been increased environmental awareness and a greater focus on sustainable and "green" energy production in GCC countries.
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Cozen O'Connor
California AG Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against country club owners and operators ClubCorp Holdings, Inc., ClubCorp Club Operations, Inc., CCA Club Operations Holding, LLC, ClubCorp USA, Inc., ...
WilmerHale
The United States is home to 60 commercial nuclear power plants which house 98 operating reactors—more than any other country in the world.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas decided on May 28, 2019, that the Obama-era Clean Water Rule defining "waters of the United States"
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
On June 25, 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1020 ("SB 1020") which creates an industrial hemp program in Florida and regulates the statewide cultivation and sale of hemp products.
WilmerHale
NEPA requires an often-lengthy environmental analysis of all major federal actions, including permit approvals.
Jones Day
On December 13, 2018, the California Air Resources Board ("CARB") adopted amendments to California's cap-and-trade regulations to implement statutory directives under Assembly Bill 398 (2017) ("AB 398").
WilmerHale
The ACE Rule represents the culmination of decades of efforts to regulate carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.
WilmerHale
Clean energy is a growing market. According to some estimates, global clean energy investment reached approximately USD 332 billion in 2018.
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