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Jones Day
The European Commission is responsible for the overall management and implementation of NER300 projects.
Foley Hoag LLP
So the new Congress will be controlled by the GOP. The House and Senate will consider various bills to rein in EPA authority.
Foley Hoag LLP
In a decision late last month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made clear just how much deference agencies can get under the Supreme Court decisions in Chevron and Auer.
Foley Hoag LLP
Like Canada, environmental contamination gets blamed for a lot of things wrong in America.
In the first salvo of a larger environmental-industry showdown impacting Western shale development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday (Nov. 12, 2014) that the Gunnison sage-grouse would be granted endangered-species protection as a "threatened" class.
The November election changed the regulatory landscape for genetically modified organisms ("GMO"). Though none of the proposed GMO labeling laws on state ballots succeeded, two counties were successful in passing either a ban or moratorium on the growth or cultivation of bioengineered crops.
Foley & Lardner
Consumers increasingly pay a premium for environmentally friendly products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly pledged November 11 in Beijing to make significant CO2 reductions in the next two decades.
Womble Carlyle
In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted the following statute allowing payment of attorney fees in the face of certain local government acts:
Foley Hoag LLP
Our analysis of the interdependence of species compels the conclusion that regulated takes under ESA do affect interstate commerce.
Foley Hoag LLP
MassDEP has recently released for public comment draft Guidance on Vapor Intrusion.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A landfill developer has asked the Supreme Court to review a decision of the Fifth Circuit holding that a jurisdictional determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is not final agency action subject to judicial review.
Reed Smith
All media outlets are discussing a groundbreaking agreement between the United States and China to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The Ninth Circuit recently rejected "a novel litigation strategy" under the Declaratory Judgment Act (DJA).
Jones Day
NRG Energy, Inc. announced that it is building a $1 billion project to capture carbon dioxide emissions from the W.A. Parish coal-fired power plant in Texas.
Jones Day
On August 1, 2014, several states petitioned the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for review of a final settlement agreement between United States Environmental Protection Agency and various other states.
Jones Day
On June 27, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado held that several federal agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA") for failing to disclose projected greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions associated with expanded mining exploration activities in the North Fork Valley in western Colorado.
Jones Day
Over the last two years, the D.C. Circuit has dismissed several challenges to EPA's GHG rules, including lawsuits brought by states and industry groups relating to the timing and methods employed by EPA in requiring revisions to State Implementation Plans ("SIPs") to incorporate GHGs.
Holland & Knight
Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 628 on Sept. 29, 2014, ushering in a long-promised heir to redevelopment agencies.
Jones Day
In separate letters, two groups called on EPA to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.
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Cruise ships, tankers and other large ocean-going vessels entering coastal waters near Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands face a new regulatory challenge.
Holland & Knight
On November 6, 2013, ASTM International (ASTM) published a new Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, known as ASTM E1527-13.
Jones Day
EPA recently proposed a pair of rules under the Significant New Alternatives Policy program to substitute hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants that possess high global warming potential with low-GWP alternatives.
Venable LLP
A Utah federal court has determined that federal protections for an intrastate endangered species found on private property violate the U.S. Constitution.
McGuireWoods LLP
Whenever commercial or industrial property is sold, leased or financed, the checklist of due diligence items includes a Phase I environmental site assessment (Phase I).
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA issued a Notice of Data Availability, requesting further comment on some specific issues that have been raised since it published its draft Clean Power Plan in June.
Holland & Knight
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (together "Services") proposed two new rules and a policy related to the Services' process of protecting and designating "critical habitat" for species protected pursuant to the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Recently, we covered environmental groups’ increasing array of state-law challenges to midstream and end users of Bakken crude that transport or receive oil by rail.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Mayor Michael Bloomberg created a blizzard of new environmental and infrastructure initiatives in his 12 years in office.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. must pay $81.6 Million to the United States government after pleading guilty to criminal charges of mismanagement of hazardous waste.
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