Mondaq USA: Environment
Jones Day
Accordingly, the court ordered the government to reduce the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent compared to 1990 levels by 2020.
Foley Hoag LLP
When the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative was first implemented, there were questions regarding how much of an impact it would actually have on GHG emissions.
Jones Day
In the August 4, 2015, Federal Register, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service ("NRCS") determined that implementing the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program ("VPA-HIP") is not a major federal action...
Foley Hoag LLP
A group of PRPs received an oversight cost bill pursuant to a CERCLA consent decree.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. EPA announced earlier this week a proposed rule to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry.
BakerHostetler
On July 30, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina decided Rose Acre Farms, Inc. v. North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, No. 14-cv-147, 2015 WL 4603950.
Holland & Knight
The California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) published draft regulations on Aug. 14, 2015, interpreting California laws that protect birds of prey, and the nests and eggs of birds generally.
Duane Morris LLP
On August 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step in its bid to address climate change by issuing proposed rules aimed at reducing methane emissions...
Foley Hoag LLP
Having gotten the Clean Power Plan out the door, EPA has moved on to another target of President Obama's Climate Action Plan: landfill methane emissions.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit largely affirmed EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) on July 28.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued two proposed rules lowering the threshold at which landfills must control methane gas emissions.
Ice Miller LLP
On August 3, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency released its Final Rule to regulate Carbon Dioxide emissions from existing power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act; commonly referred to as the Clean Power Plan.
Fox Rothschild LLP
I previously described the potential pitfalls for those using DNA tests to identify dogs leaving behind specimens (aka poop) in public areas.
Jones Day
The CPP represents the most far-reaching single action EPA has ever taken under the Clean Air Act ("CAA").
Jones Day
The petitioners argued that the carbon dioxide emissions used in geologic sequestration are not "solid waste" and, therefore, not subject to RCRA, negating the need for the conditional exclusion.
Jones Day
On October 15, 2014, a group of environmental organizations requested a rehearing on FERC's approval of the project and a halt to the planned construction.
Jones Day
In dismissing the petitioners' challenges, the D.C. Circuit rejected all three of the petitioners' arguments in favor of review of the proposed agency rule.
Jones Day
The report found that climate change presents a particularly high economic risk to California's agriculture.
Jones Day
The report begins by discussing a "paradigm shift" in the fossil fuel industry. Previously, the concern was running out of fossil fuels, or not being able to access them cheaply enough.
Jones Day
The Court's opinion is a solid endorsement of the need for agencies to engage in a cost–benefit analysis in deciding whether to regulate.
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Many companies face pollution risks, either through liability to other parties or due to property contamination.
Jones Day
On October 15, 2014, a group of environmental organizations requested a rehearing on FERC's approval of the project and a halt to the planned construction.
Duane Morris LLP
On July 24, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its authorization pursuant to Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act for the siting, construction and operation of the Aguirre Offshore GasPort (GasPort), subject to certain environmental and operational conditions.
Blank Rome LLP
The facts in Ross are fairly straightforward. Susan Ellman (Ellman) owned residential property in Red Bank, New Jersey that contained a UST storing home heating oil.
Jones Day
The Clean Power Plan represents the most far-reaching single action EPA has ever taken under the Clean Air Act.
Dentons (US)
On August 3, 2015, President Obama unveiled highly anticipated final Clean Air Act (CAA) rules to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new and existing power plants.
Jones Day
In dismissing the petitioners' challenges, the D.C. Circuit rejected all three of the petitioners' arguments in favor of review of the proposed agency rule.
Dykema Gossett
The facts in McGinnes are straightforward and, with very little tweaking, could describe hundreds of Superfund sites and thousands of PRPs.
Jones Day
On June 10, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency proposed an endangerment finding that it calls "a preliminary but necessary first step to begin to address GHG emissions from the aviation sector" under the Clean Air Act.
Jones Day
The Court's opinion is a solid endorsement of the need for agencies to engage in a cost–benefit analysis in deciding whether to regulate.
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