Mondaq USA: Environment
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Trump Administration is expected to issue a high-profile executive order that seeks to eliminate a major Obama-era environmental measure, the Clean Power Plan.
Foley & Lardner
The Trump administration has different ideas regarding these targets.
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to various reports, President Donald Trump plans to appoint Kevin McIntyre as FERC Chairman, and Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson as FERC Commissioners...
Holland & Knight
The Trump Administration unveiled significant rollbacks in funding for federal agencies when it released its Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again on March 16, 2017.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Trump administration released its proposed budget today, calling for steep cuts in funding for U.S. EPA. The plan proposes an EPA budget of $5.7 billion, a reduction of $2.6 billion from...
Foley Hoag LLP
BlackRock, which manages more than $5 trillion in assets, has released a statement on how it "engages with climate risk." The statement has three main elements.
Jones Day
In the February 16, 2017, Federal Register, USDA's APHIS delayed the effective date of a final rule amending the select agent and toxin regulations...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 24, 2017, industry groups challenged the final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule ("Final Rule") in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Foley Hoag LLP
In that suit, CLF alleged that the Secretary's decision approving the plan was arbitrary and capricious.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
President Trump has given executive branch agencies 180 days to conduct an internal review and to propose, with input from public stakeholders, reorganization plans to "improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of that agency."
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New Jersey's Spill Act was a pioneering effort by government to provide monies for a swift and sure response to environmental contamination.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week, the White House unveiled its $1.65 trillion blueprint for the FY2018 federal budget, which prioritizes discretionary defense spending...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Parties that are potentially responsible for residential environmental contamination in North Carolina face broad exposure and unpredictable outcomes.
Latham & Watkins
Since assuming office in January, President Donald Trump – with the support of Congress – has stated his intention to roll back "burdensome" U.S. environmental regulations.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New Jersey's Spill Act was a pioneering effort by government to provide monies for a swift and sure response to environmental contamination."
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA has reportedly been instructed by the Office of Management and Budget to develop a plan for consolidating its ten (10) regional offices into eight (8) as a way to realize efficiencies and reduce costs.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 1, 2017, the Senate confirmed Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior.
Foley Hoag LLP
In January, I argued that conservative opposition to the Chevron doctrine seemed inconsistent with conservative ideology and I noted, at a practical level, that opposition to Chevron does not always...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Yesterday, the EPA withdrew its request seeking data from the oil and gas industry on methane emissions from existing oil and gas operations, effective March 2, 2017.
Jones Day
The proposed rule would also revise regulations regarding soil movement.
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2017, a group of prominent Republicans and business leaders1 from the Climate Leadership Council released a carbon tax proposal entitled "The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends."
WilmerHale
On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order to begin the process of rescinding or revising the infamous Waters of the United States.
Miles & Stockbridge
The Regulations specify requirements for when mold in indoor rental properties must be addressed, as well as how to do so.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions declined by more than 2 percent between 2014 and 2015.
Reed Smith
The interpretation and application of a pollution exclusion in a commercial general liability ("CGL") policy is often a fact-specific and jurisdiction-specific exercise.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") released maps showing the areas that BLM, on December 28, 2016, proposed to withdraw from mining.
Holland & Knight
Florida and Georgia have been fighting for decades about flows in the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint River Basin (ACF Basin) that provide drinking water for the City of Atlanta...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Trump presidency is halfway through its first 100 days. The legislative and executive branches are under a unified Republican government for only the second time since the Eisenhower administration, and the GOP is seeking to use this rare opportunity to advance its policy agenda.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Months after the EPA first contacted oil and gas companies demanding detailed information regarding methane releases, it has announced that the companies are "no longer required to respond."
The McLane Law Firm
The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently modernized its implementation of its two primary self-disclosure incentive policies...
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