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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The guidance statements will underpin the DER's assessment process for new works approvals and licence applications.
L O Baptista Advogados
The Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro approved the Draft Law No. 1046 of 10 December 10, 2015, which aims to establish, in the State of Rio de Janeiro, the Rate of Environmental Control, Monitoring and Inspection...
Siskinds LLP
Recently, the Environmental Review Tribunal allowed in part the appeal of a Renewable Energy Approval approving the construction of a wind turbine facility in the Oak Ridges Moraine Area.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On January 25, 2016, the Ontario Court of Justice (OCJ) imposed $5.3 million in fines plus victim fine surcharges on Sunrise Propane Energy Group Inc., 1367229 Ontario Inc. (collectively, Sunrise Propane) and its two directors.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Nationally, there will be significant changes to Canada's energy systems and economy, heavily weighted in natural resources.
Siskinds LLP
Another appeal of a Renewable Energy Approval ("REA") for a wind turbine project has made its way to, and been refused by, the Environmental Review Tribunal ("ERT").
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
After financial problems, the company abandoned the trailers.
Siskinds LLP
On January 26, 2016, Siskinds LLP filed an Application for Leave to Appeal on behalf of John Thordarson and Thorco Contracting Limited, seeking leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
It's been almost exactly four years since the last overhaul of the federal EA process. This seems like way too short a period of time to be redoing these things.
Clark Wilson LLP
The federal government has said that provinces are responsible for controlling greenhouse gas emissions within their borders, explains David Austin in the Globe and Mail.
Siskinds LLP
Sunrise Propane owned a propane filling plant in the city of Toronto and 1367220 Ontario Inc. held the Technical Standards and Safety Authority licence to operate that plant.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Government of Canada has announced five "interim" principles to guide the review of a number of major resource projects while it undertakes a broader review of the federal environmental assessment process.
Reed Smith
On 22 October 2015, the Paris Civil Court handed down a judgment concerning environmental exposure to asbestos which could pave the way towards compensation of neighbours of industrial sites.
Clyde & Co
Climate change is believed to be one of the greatest threats facing humanity. In an attempt to address this threat, the international community came together in Paris last December to reach the ‘Paris Agreement'.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced a proposed rule to add a subsurface intrusion (SsI) component to the Superfund Hazard Ranking System (HRS).
Foley Hoag LLP
MassDEP announced that it will soon begin the process of contacting owners of previously closed sites where the available data suggest that trichloroethylene (TCE) levels may be problematic.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On December 10, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, reversed a trial court's summary judgment finding that Dico, Inc. had arranger liability under CERCLA for selling buildings known to contain PCB-contaminated insulation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the "Public Health and Environmental Petitioners" challenging EPA's decision not to reduce the ozone standard below 0.070 ppm filed their " Non-Binding Statement of Issues."
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, insurance giant AIG announced a major restructuring designed to make it a "more profitable and focused insurer."
Foley Hoag LLP
Several sources are reporting that California Attorney General Kamala Harris' office is examining what Exxon knew about the science of climate change compared with what the company told investors.
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An inevitable consequence of development and industrial progress is generation of waste. Therefore, efficient waste management is a matter of international concern.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
BLG's Top 10 Legal Risks for Business in 2016 is our annual thought leadership report forecasting the key trends and regulatory changes that will have legal implications for our clients in the year ahead.
Day Pitney LLP
While there are other carriers who underwrite Pollution Legal Liability (PLL) coverage, in the context of its restructuring initiative, AIG has decided that it will no longer be offering PLL policies.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, insurance giant AIG announced a major restructuring designed to make it a "more profitable and focused insurer."
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench in Floate v. Gas Plus reminds plaintiffs that they must prove that each defendant is responsible for the alleged contamination at issue.
Miller Thomson LLP
On January 13, 2016, the Coastal First Nations, an alliance of eight First Nations on British Columbia's North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii, received a favourable decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court in Coastal First Nations v. British Columbia (Environment).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
It's been almost exactly four years since the last overhaul of the federal EA process. This seems like way too short a period of time to be redoing these things.
Siskinds LLP
Southern California is, at this very moment, in the throes of what is potentially the most prolific gas leak to have ever occurred.
Clark Wilson LLP
The federal government has said that provinces are responsible for controlling greenhouse gas emissions within their borders, explains David Austin in the Globe and Mail.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In recent months, climate change and the transition to low carbon energy solutions have been at the forefront of Canada's policy agenda — both provincially and federally.
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