Mondaq USA: Environment
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 6, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ("Service") published a proposed rule that would amend various aspects of its permitting program under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act ("Eagle Act").
Reed Smith
The reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the first major environmental law passed since 1990.
Foley Hoag LLP
If you needed any further proof that energy law is is very complicated, Wednesday's decision in North Dakota v. Heydinger should convince you.The judgment is simple...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, EPA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would remove from Title V regulations the affirmative defense for noncompliance...
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA sent its final hazardous waste generator improvements rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.
Foley Hoag LLP
In an interesting decision last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected challenges to BLM's decision to issue a right-of-way permit for Tule Wind's plan for a wind farm southeast of San Diego.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. EPA's ongoing assistance to states implementing the Clean Power Plan under the new EPA rule has been reviewed by the DOJ for compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to stay the rule.
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA defines "environmental justice" as "the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies."
Troutman Sanders LLP
A recent Eight Circuit decision highlights the difficulties in obtaining class action status in toxic tort actions.
Foley Hoag LLP
As we reported in April, the Attorney Generals of New York, California, Massachusetts, and the Virgin Islands have joined in a multistate investigation into Exxon's knowledge of the relationship between fossil fuels and climate change as far back as 1977.
Foley Hoag LLP
I have to say that I've done few posts in recent years that have prompted more immediate responses than those on this case.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In 2014, EPA issued a revised definition of solid waste rule ("Final DSW Rule"). The Final DSW Rule revised certain RCRA recycling exemptions that were first promulgated as part of a 2008 rulemaking.
Foley Hoag LLP
Since yesterday's post on the Peterborough Oil case, a little birdie told me that MassDEP may be taking the position that MTBE mtbeis covered by the "oil exemption", because it is a hydrocarbon.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
MSHA announced today that it has formally submitted a proposed mine examination rule for publication in the June 8, 2016 Federal Register.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On May 12, 2016, the EPA proposed a rule which would remove the exemption for site cleanup activities under the hazardous waste statutes from the emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants under the Clean Air Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
Unlike CERCLA, the Massachusetts Superfund law, Chapter 21E, does include oil within its ambit.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle Principal David Sunding's research was cited in a United States Supreme Court decision on Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, issued on May 31, 2016.
Foley Hoag LLP
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected challenges by several states and the NRDC to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Generic Environmental Impact Statement analyzing the impacts of continued on-site storage of spent nuclear fuel.
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA also published a notice soliciting public comments on its proposed information collection request for existing oil and natural gas facilities.
Jones Day
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Holland & Knight
In the face of continuing disagreement regarding the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the ruling injects a modicum of welcome certainty and finality.
Jones Day
Judge Coffin addressed each of the movants' arguments in his findings and recommendation. He held that the plaintiffs' allegations established "action/inaction that injures plaintiffs in a concrete and personal way."
Jones Day
In June 2015, EPA proposed an endangerment finding that greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from certain classes of aircraft engines contribute to climate change and endanger public health and welfare.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump made several sweeping promises while on the campaign trail vowing to reopen shuttered mines and bring coal back to its dominance of a decade ago.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
In yesterday's Part 1, we discussed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules regulating emissions from existing and new stationary electricity generating units.
Jones Day
On April 15, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge brought by Kansas and Nebraska to EPA's new vehicle emissions model, "MOVES2014."
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued one decision, described below, of interest to the business community.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle Principal David Sunding's research was cited in a United States Supreme Court decision on Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, issued on May 31, 2016.
Jones Day
On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") submitted for publication in the Federal Register a Supplemental Finding...
Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, researchers set to work exploring different methods that could be used to clean up other spills that may occur in the future.
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