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Gowling WLG
On January 23, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal released its Reasons for Judgment regarding the scope of the GIC decision-making authority under subsection 52(4)....
Devry Smith Frank LLP
"You can do anything you set your mind to." These wise words, spoken by Benjamin Franklin, were certainly true for Wang Enlin, a Chinese farmer with only three years of formal education.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Environmental Emergency Regulations under CEPA aim to enhance the protection of the environment and human health in environmental emergency situations by promoting prevention...
Siskinds LLP
Due diligence is an extremely important concept in environmental regulation and compliance. When properly done, it provides a defence to regulatory charges...
Siskinds LLP
As we have previously written, the federal government is currently undertaking a review of a suite of environmental regimes.
Cayman Islands Government
The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that the last day for legally catching lobsters in Cayman waters is Tuesday, 28 February.
Jones Day
In France, the legislature never specifically classified emission allowances as financial instruments.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
This bill is also known as the Climate Act. Its objectives are to reduce current levels of greenhouse gas emissions (as compared with 1990) by at least 55% by 2030 and by at least 95% by 2050.
Jones Day
Comments on each of these rules are due in March, with final rules to be issued by summer 2017.
Duane Morris LLP
The Mao court found that any intent of the environmental consulting services to affect or protect the borrower as a prospective purchaser or future owner was at best secondary.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Many posit a material decline in environmental enforcement and a retrenchment or reversal of environmental regulatory initiatives in the new Trump administration.
Foley Hoag LLP
In an interesting study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the authors predict that climate change will have a more significant impact on peak energy demand...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's not clear what this would cover, but it would include at least the Clean Power Plan.
Jones Day
CARB's proposals—many building on programs already in place—have the potential to affect every sector of California's economy. In this article, we summarize a few of these notable proposals.
Jones Day
Mr. Pruitt has been the attorney general of Oklahoma since 2011, and he previously served eight years in the Oklahoma State Senate.
Jones Day
In any event, the new Administration will necessarily have to resolve tensions between competing campaign promises with climate change implications.
Jones Day
Judge Aiken determined that the plaintiffs' case does not present a political question. She reviewed six criteria that could each signal the presence of a political question, concluding that none suggested the "need to step outside the core role of the judiciary..."
Jones Day
In 2017, the Ninth Circuit will have a third opportunity to address a listing decision under the ESA, this time NMFS's decision to list the Arctic ringed seal as a threatened species.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a January 24th Presidential Memorandum, President Trump urged the Commerce Department to develop a "permitting streamlining action plan" recommending policy and procedural changes that will boost domestic manufacturing.
Galante & Martins
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
The election of Donald Trump and his recent cabinet nominations of individuals who have been described in the mainstream U.S media climate skeptics, including Scott Pruitt...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
n Tuesday, January 31, President Trump nominated Tenth Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the US Supreme Court. This advisory reviews several of Judge Gorsuch's opinions related to environmental and administrative law issues.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
. Armed with their new mandates, both the provincial and federal governments introduced a renewed focus on the issue of climate change along with measures intended to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Wildlife trafficking is very much in the headline news these days. Booming demand for wildlife products such as ivory and rhino horn—especially in Asia—coupled with uneven enforcement...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
In a decision released January 11, 2017 - Crombie Property Holdings Limited v. McColl-Frontenac Inc. et. al - the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned a summary judgment decision...
Duane Morris LLP
The vast majority of scientists who have studied the issue have concluded that global warming is happening and that such warming has been caused to a large extent by humans.
Jones Day
On August 1, 2016, the New York Public Service Commission adopted a sweeping energy bill, the Clean Energy Standard Order, with the goals of combating climate change and ensuring a diverse...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The first four weeks of the Trump administration have brought a flurry of policy and regulatory activity through Executive Orders (EO), proposed new legislation and review of existing regulation.
After his predecessor failed to push through a whole new Planning Act in 2013, the current Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, appears to have accepted that he is stuck with the ageing Environmental Planning...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On January 20, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a summary judgment decision in the case of Yaiguaje v Chevron Corporation, terminating a civil claim...
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