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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
TozziniFreire Advogados
Brazil and the United States have recently launched the Brazil Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (Brazil Lab) to catalyze innovative financing models designed to quickly deploy low-carbon solutions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change was tasked with reviewing the environmental assessment processes set out in the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
Siskinds LLP
A recent decision on a summary judgement motion underscores the difficulty inherent in suing a landlord for contamination caused by its tenant.
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the most recent blog in a series of posts which discuss the proposed recommendations set out by the Expert Panel in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Environmental Assessment Processes (the "Report"), released April 5, 2017.
Carey
The Paris and Madrid offices of Linklaters, Carey in Santiago and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped France's Séché Environnement buy fellow waste management company Befesa Group's Peruvian and...
Latham & Watkins
On March 27, 2017, the French Parliament adopted a Law On The Duty Of Vigilance For Parent And Subcontracting Companies.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Since the liberalization of the Indian Economy in 1991, the automobile sector has come a long way to a point where India is now one of the largest producers of automobiles in the world.
Davidson Chalmers LLP
In this edition of Talking Dirty I am looking at the regulation landscape – from environmental permitting to enforcement – affecting operators in sectors such as waste management.
Davidson Chalmers LLP
Towards the end of last year I was delighted to achieve full membership of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 5, 2017, the EPA responded to a request from industry stakeholders saying it will reconsider the Obama-era Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category rule.
Foley Hoag LLP
Two related items about climate change resilience and adaptation caught my eye this week.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As previously reported, President Trump has issued an Executive Order calling on EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to formally review the "Clean Water Rule" also known as the Water of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that AEP, which entered into a consent decree requiring it to install certain pollution controls at its Rockport 1 and 2 power plants...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
On Wednesday, March 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register making available the first national Mercury Inventory. 82 Fed. Reg. 15522 (March 29, 2017).
Foley & Lardner
On June 22, 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (the Amendment), which amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), was signed into law.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an April 11, 2017 Order, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted EPA's petition to indefinitely delay oral argument in the Ozone NAAQS litigation.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The EPA published a notice in the April 13th Federal Register requesting public comments on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The environmental groups are requesting that the D.C. Circuit overturn the district court's ruling, which sides with EPA.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
For more than three decades, SGR attorneys have represented clients on environmental issues.
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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.
Bar & Karrer
According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
It also recognizes the unique role that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has previously played.
McCullough Robertson
A bilateral investment treaty or free trade agreement may provide protection for your foreign investment in Australia.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
At least once per year, operators and owners must test their readiness to deal with major incidents, in close cooperation with the Cyprus authorities.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
IN ALBERTA, DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF COMPANIES MAY FACE PERSONAL LIAB ILITY UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND REGULATORY STATUTES, particularly under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act1, and the Oil and Gas...
McCullough Robertson
The emerging focus for ASIC is on climate change risk management by directors and implications for directors' duties.
Cavell Leitch
You must understand the nature and previous uses of the land you own or are considering buying, to manage future costs.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 27, 2017, in an unprecedented decision, the Provincial Court of British Columbia ruled in R. v. DeSautel to recognize the aboriginal rights of a First Nation whose members reside in the United States ...
McMillan LLP
It is relatively common knowledge that the government has a "duty to consult" aboriginal groups when undertaking actions or making decisions that could adversely affect aboriginal rights, aboriginal title and treaty rights.
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