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These proposed amendments may not deliver the policy intent of 'nil duplication' of environmental offset conditions.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Proposed changes to the contaminated land provisions may vastly enlarge notification obligations of local governments.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
NSW businesses should apply scrutiny over their overall compliance before these environmental amendments commence.
Clayton Utz
The proposed bilateral agreement will allow the Commonwealth to rely on additional Victorian assessment processes.
Saxe Law Office
The excessively broad risk of personal liability for municipal councillors and staff in the Ontario Safe Drinking Water Act was supposed to improve public health and safety.
Saxe Law Office
Ontario beekeepers filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court (Windsor) for over $400 million dollars in losses allegedly caused by neonicotinoid pesticides.
Saxe Law Office
The tiny Québec village of Ristigouche-Sud-Est is crowdfunding to pay for the defence of its anti-fracking by-law, intended to protect municipal drinking water.
Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Attorney Partnership
The Regulation on Environmental Permit and License is published on the Official Gazette dated 10 September 2014 and numbered 29115.
Zyda Law
The European Union is to approve the state aid deal to fund the construction and operation of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, with the developer, EDF Energy.
The McLane Law Firm
Although Phase I Environmental Site Assessments are relatively inexpensive, the liability consequences of an error in performing or interpreting one can be extreme.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Earlier this year, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment released a "pre-regulatory" proposal to revise its regulations on "clear and reasonable warnings."
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
On July 31, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued the first ever eagle take permit; it may be a sign of things to come.
Foley Hoag LLP
In an important decision yesterday, Judge Douglas Woodlock of the District of Massachusetts confirmed that CERCLA preempts local cleanup bylaws.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Science Advisory Board has now provided its advice to EPA and the ACOE concerning their proposed rule clarifying the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.
Foley & Lardner
Many of our Ohio based automotive suppliers with retained environmental liability are performing soil and groundwater cleanups using the Ohio Voluntary Action Program.
Foley & Lardner
Environmental pollution is worsening in a number of areas, yet many manufacturers in China are implementing some of the most innovative and effective programs.
Foley & Lardner
China presents foreign manufacturers with many paradoxes.
Foley Hoag LLP
Over the past few months, I worked with a number of colleagues from the American College of Environmental Lawyers.
McDermott Will & Emery
The rule would prevent states from including affirmative defenses for emissions exceedances that occur during startup, shutdown and malfunction periods.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
California’s toxics agency has released a draft work plan identifying seven consumer product categories that may be the focus of the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative.
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Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Superior Court has awarded millions to a neighbouring property owner for historic offsite gasoline contamination.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a ground-breaking declaration of Aboriginal title on June 26, 2014.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The BC Supreme Court issued a key decision in the area of contaminated sites yesterday, awarding $4.75 million in "reasonably incurred" remediation costs to the plaintiff, JI Properties, Inc.
Saxe Law Office
Another Ontario municipality’s attempts to block wind energy development have been thrown out by the courts. Municipalities cannot use anti-wind by-laws to frustrate Renewable Energy Approvals (REA), under the Green Energy Act, S.O. 2009, c. 12 ("Green Energy Act").
Saxe Law Office
The Ministry of the Environment is aggressively prosecuting in new areas of the economy, for not reporting events that are far from conventional "pollution".
Blank Rome LLP
The federal district judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill issued long-awaited rulings as to liability.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On May 15, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Thornhill v Highland Fuels.
Saxe Law Office
Earlier this summer we reported that Ontario Pesticide Act prosecutions have become infrequent since the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOE) stopped having specialized pesticide enforcement staff
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The article also suggests construction project specific terms and conditions that may have to be amended or included.
Foley Hoag LLP
Judge Walter Smith, Jr. ordered the Sierra Club to pay more than six million dollars – yes, you read that correctly – to Energy Future Holdings and Luminant Generation.
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