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Langlois lawyers, LLP
Over the last years, the Québec government has undertaken an extensive reform of the Environment Quality Act (hereafter the "EQA")...
Torys LLP
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) recently released its " Excess Soil Regulatory Proposal," (Proposal) which puts forward the following...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Asarco LLC v. Noranda Mining, Inc., 844 F.3d 1201 (10th Cir. 2017). In a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution action...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement v. City of San Diego, 8 Cal. App. 5th 350 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017). The Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal concluded that the City of San Diego ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new rules to strengthen the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Program (RMP), 40 C.F.R. Part 68, were first adopted on January 13, 2017 ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A new trend is emerging among the country's most influential fossil fuel investors: a demand for climate change accountability and progress towards a low-carbon economy.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In short order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will issue a final regulation to which all manufacturers, importers and processors of chemical substances should pay close attention.
Foley Hoag LLP
We previously noted BlackRock's recent shareholder votes in favor of increased reporting of climate risks by ExxonMobil and Occidental.
Farella Braun & Martel
The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017, brought with it levels of angst and concern not felt for some time within the environmental community.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
President Trump's decision earlier this month to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement—an international, nonbinding agreement to take steps to limit global temperature rise—...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Yesterday, June 6, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a one-year delay of EPA's final designation of areas under the 2015 ozone standard.
Foley Hoag LLP
Back in September and February, we wrote about MassDEP's Proposed Interpretation of Chapter 91 regulations, which attempted to provide guidance to the regulated community on the conditions...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement (the "Agreement")...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The EPA has extended the rule's effective date until February 19, 2019, in order to allow time for its reconsideration of the rule and provide additional comment opportunities.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently issued a memorandum rolling out a new policy prohibiting settlement payments to third parties.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Last week, the President announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord negotiated in 2015.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, Attorney General Sessions issued a brief memorandum barring DOJ from entering into any civil or criminal settlement that would provide for a payment by a defendant to any...
Jones Day
In a multinational effort to address climate change, nearly 200 countries adopted the Paris Climate Accord in late 2015.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, on behalf of our client, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Foley Hoag filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in the case challenging President Trump's Executive Order 13771...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
After declining to recommit to the Paris climate change agreement at last week's G-7 summit, it came as little surprise that President Donald Trump announced that the United States "will withdraw...
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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Prior to the 1970s, fuel oil stored in USTs was a common method of heating homes and businesses in Ontario.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On March 28, 2017, President Trump issued his long-awaited Executive Order, entitled "Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth" (EO), outlining his plan to reconsider and withdraw actions taken by President Obama to address global climate change.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has updated its waste incineration regime, to keep up with technological and sector developments. Notably, only "hazardous wastes" can now be incinerated at common burning plants.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear an appeal in an important case that could further define the nature and extent of the Crown's duty to consult Aboriginal people ...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On May 25, 2017, the federal government released a draft of the Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector).
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
HSA Advocates
With the ever growing economies and the need and greed for more, the doctrine of Sustainable Development becomes the most relevant principle in today's times.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to construction and infrastructure.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision is only a recommendation, but instances of acting contrary to a recommendation of the Land Court are rare.
McCullough Robertson
The judge held that the liquidators had to use available money to help the environment at the expense of other claims.
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