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Holding Redlich
Waste generators, transporters and processors, landfill operators and landowners must understand the new requirements.
Clayton Utz
Stakeholders may need to adapt operations to comply with limitations on the movement of waste and licensing thresholds.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
n November 3, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) announced a proposed settlement between Kia, Hyundai, U.S. Government and California Clean Air Resources Board which marks the largest civil penalty in Clean Air Act history.
Shores Jardin
Public sector entities may find themselves scrambling to meet their obligations to identify, report and account for long forgotten buried liabilities.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On November 6, 2014, Health Canada and Statistics Canada released the highly anticipated preliminary findings from their wind turbine noise and health study, the Community Noise and Health Study.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On November 7, 2014, a decision by the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta dismissed the Government of Alberta’s application to strike portions of Jessica Ernst’s claim against Alberta for allegedly failing to protect her water supply.
Davis LLP
On November 5, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford and Mr. Hirobumi Kawano, the President of the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) signed a memorandum of cooperation regarding the advancement of unconventional oil and gas technologies.
Herbert Smith Freehills
China's economy and GDP numbers have been the envy of the rest of the world for many years, but not without a serious cost.
Zyda Law
In 2011, a Referendum was passed which enabled the National Assembly for Wales to pass planning laws without the UK parliament’s consent.
Foley Hoag LLP
Like Canada, environmental contamination gets blamed for a lot of things wrong in America.
In the first salvo of a larger environmental-industry showdown impacting Western shale development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday (Nov. 12, 2014) that the Gunnison sage-grouse would be granted endangered-species protection as a "threatened" class.
The November election changed the regulatory landscape for genetically modified organisms ("GMO"). Though none of the proposed GMO labeling laws on state ballots succeeded, two counties were successful in passing either a ban or moratorium on the growth or cultivation of bioengineered crops.
Foley & Lardner
Consumers increasingly pay a premium for environmentally friendly products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly pledged November 11 in Beijing to make significant CO2 reductions in the next two decades.
Womble Carlyle
In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted the following statute allowing payment of attorney fees in the face of certain local government acts:
Foley Hoag LLP
Our analysis of the interdependence of species compels the conclusion that regulated takes under ESA do affect interstate commerce.
Foley Hoag LLP
MassDEP has recently released for public comment draft Guidance on Vapor Intrusion.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A landfill developer has asked the Supreme Court to review a decision of the Fifth Circuit holding that a jurisdictional determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is not final agency action subject to judicial review.
Reed Smith
All media outlets are discussing a groundbreaking agreement between the United States and China to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The Ninth Circuit recently rejected "a novel litigation strategy" under the Declaratory Judgment Act (DJA).
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 1, 2015, China will formally begin implementing an updated Environmental Protection Law ("the China EPL").
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a ground-breaking declaration of Aboriginal title on June 26, 2014.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
BC Environment Minister Mary Polak introduced legislation for the management of greenhouse gas emissions from the province's burgeoning liquefied natural gas industry.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
"Green" products and services are becoming popular in many industries as people become more concerned with environmental protection and climate change.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On October 20, 2014, the province of British Columbia introduced Bill 2-2014, the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (the Bill).
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released mandate letters to her cabinet ministers on September 25, 2014, outlining key priorities for each ministry.
Holland & Knight
On November 6, 2013, ASTM International (ASTM) published a new Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, known as ASTM E1527-13.
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.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The B.C. Supreme Court issued a key decision in the area of contaminated sites, awarding $4.75 million in "reasonably incurred" remediation costs to the plaintiff, JI Properties, Inc.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective November 25, 2013, the long-awaited and controversial amendments to the fisheries protection provisions of the Fisheries Act (the "Act") are now in force.
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