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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Environment Protection and Sustainability Victoria Amendment Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 1 April 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency, or AEMERA, will be operational as of April 28, 2014.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court released its decision in "Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations)".
Saxe Law Office
Last year, Castonguay Blasting lost its appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada against a conviction for failing to report flyrock as an environmental "discharge" under the Environmental Protection Act. Now they have been fined $75,000 for essentially the same offence on another occasion.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Ontario approved the Mattagami Region Source Protection Plan under the Clean Water Act, 2006 on April 10, 2014.
McMillan LLP
On April 3, 2014, the BC Supreme Court issued its decision in the judicial review of a Master Development Agreement between the provincial Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (the "Minister") and a proponent in respect of the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort (the "Project").
Saxe Law Office
What should count as battery "recycling"?
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Quebecers held a general election on April 7, 2014 and elected a majority government led by the Quebec Liberal Party.
Saxe Law Office
On 1st May 2014, the New Zealand Court of Appeal will hear Ioane Teitiota’s claim to become the world’s first climate refugee.
Saxe Law Office
Retired justice Robert Armstrong has given a third procedural victory to municipalities in the hotly disputed Blue Box funding arbitration.
Foley Hoag LLP
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed EPA’s rule setting limits for emissions of mercury and other air toxics.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers recently released a proposed rule on the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.
BakerHostetler
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is tightening permit conditions for horizontal drillers after a report from state geologists found a "probable connection" between hydraulic fracturing and a string of small earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio.
McDermott Will & Emery
President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane emissions both domestically and globally.
McGuireWoods LLP
The Corps and EPA jointly issued their long-awaited rule to, in their words, "clarify" the definition of Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will spend $20 million to manage populations of feral hogs and test for diseases such as swine fever.
Foley Hoag LLP
Stormwater pollution has become an increasingly important problem.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, I posted about ExxonMobil’s shareholder disclosure.
Foley & Lardner
Partner Patrick Daugherty authored an article titled "How Manufacturers Can Adapt To Shareholder Environmental Concerns."
BakerHostetler
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Saxe Law Office
On 1st May 2014, the New Zealand Court of Appeal will hear Ioane Teitiota’s claim to become the world’s first climate refugee.
Holland & Knight
On March 25, 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed rule revising the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Federal Clean Water Act.
Rueter Scargall Bennett LLP
The case of "Baker et al. v. Director, Ministry of the Environment" is a dramatic example of the potential for abuse inherent in excessively broad powers.
McGuireWoods LLP
As the year begins to unfold, a number of longstanding water issues, such as numeric nutrient standards, rules regarding the Clean Water Act’s jurisdiction and cooling water intakes, and effluent limitation guidelines for coal-fired power plants, remain in the forefront.
Saxe Law Office
A new case from the Ontario Superior Court provides another example of the risks associated with purchasing contaminated sites.
Miller Thomson LLP
Canada has New Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations under the federal Fisheries Act, which will require plant upgrades in hundreds of treatment plants.
McDermott Will & Emery
Cruise ships, tankers and other large ocean-going vessels entering coastal waters near Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands face a new regulatory challenge.
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Court of Appeal has stayed the Ostrander Point wind approval pending an appeal by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Proposition 65 warnings could soon become a much bigger burden for businesses.
Venable LLP
The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released their proposed rule, Definition of 'Waters of the United States' Under the Clean Water Act.
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