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Foley Hoag LLP
MassDEP announced that it will soon begin the process of contacting owners of previously closed sites where the available data suggest that trichloroethylene (TCE) levels may be problematic.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On December 10, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, reversed a trial court's summary judgment finding that Dico, Inc. had arranger liability under CERCLA for selling buildings known to contain PCB-contaminated insulation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the "Public Health and Environmental Petitioners" challenging EPA's decision not to reduce the ozone standard below 0.070 ppm filed their " Non-Binding Statement of Issues."
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, insurance giant AIG announced a major restructuring designed to make it a "more profitable and focused insurer."
Foley Hoag LLP
Several sources are reporting that California Attorney General Kamala Harris' office is examining what Exxon knew about the science of climate change compared with what the company told investors.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a significant victory to EPA, environmental groups and clean energy companies, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on December 15 remanded EPA's Maximum Achievable Control Technology...
Troutman Sanders LLP
California's environmental prosecutors have scrutinized hazardous waste management for several years now, particularly at major retailers.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
On January 21, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) won an initial victory as the D.C. Circuit refused to grant opponents a stay of the Clean Power Plan (CPP or Rule).
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, Massachusetts released its updated Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2020.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court issued an order denying motions filed by state and industry petitioners to stay the Clean Power Plan...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last month, I went out on a limb and predicted that the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals would not stay the CPP. Today, the Court vindicated my faith in judicial rationality and refused to grant a stay.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On January 19, 2016, President Obama vetoed legislation that, if approved, would have nullified the Clean Water Rule.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a significant win affirming the ongoing validity of long-issued permits, United States District Judge Sam A. Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas dismissed all of the claims brought by two groups...
Venable LLP
The 2015 regulation revising federal jurisdiction over wetlands and streams, promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps), is currently in litigation and has been enjoined.
Foley Hoag LLP
The authors state that a global treaty could provide reciprocity, but then argue that "less binding commitments, including political commitments, should also suffice."
Troutman Sanders LLP
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently announced a draft methodology for prioritizing species status reviews and 12-month findings for species listings under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
While the penalties under worker safety and employer liability statutes are often in the misdemeanor category, environmental crimes are often in the felony category and can carry prison terms.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Climate change risk will likely force the de-carbonization of our electricity sector and thus involve massive investments in long-lived assets using many new and emerging technologies.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 14, 2016, the Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a rule exempting certain types of "take" of northern long-eared bats from the requirement to obtain an incidental take permit...
Mayer Brown
Several decades ago, the EPA identified polychlorinated biphenyls ("PCBs") in insulation adhesive in several buildings on Dico's property in Iowa.
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While there are other carriers who underwrite Pollution Legal Liability (PLL) coverage, in the context of its restructuring initiative, AIG has decided that it will no longer be offering PLL policies.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, insurance giant AIG announced a major restructuring designed to make it a "more profitable and focused insurer."
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Ratings agency Moody's confirmed the threat facing Volkswagen when it dropped its outlook for the company and its subsidiaries from stable to negative in September.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
First, Section 25205 requires that businesses provide OEHHA with information for use on OEHHA's website.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On December 10, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, reversed a trial court's summary judgment finding that Dico, Inc. had arranger liability under CERCLA for selling buildings known to contain PCB-contaminated insulation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the "Public Health and Environmental Petitioners" challenging EPA's decision not to reduce the ozone standard below 0.070 ppm filed their " Non-Binding Statement of Issues."
Foley & Lardner
The UK has had in place a £5000 grant for purchasers of certain hybrid and electric vehicles, but the grant expires in March 2016.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Rob Renner, the Executive Director of the Water Research Foundation (WRF), joins us for a discussion about the work of the WRF.
Foley Hoag LLP
Several sources are reporting that California Attorney General Kamala Harris' office is examining what Exxon knew about the science of climate change compared with what the company told investors.
Venable LLP
The 2015 regulation revising federal jurisdiction over wetlands and streams, promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps), is currently in litigation and has been enjoined.
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