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This Alert discusses a local government's ability to impose offsets for "matters of local environmental significance".
Saxe Law Office
Ontario’s new Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, has intervened decisively to stop Waste Diversion Ontario from approving now two controversial proposed Industry Stewardship Plans: one from Call2Recycle for used batteries, and one from Product Care Association for used paints and coatings, before his new waste reduction law is introduced and passed.
Saxe Law Office
The massive Blue Box funding arbitration enters the final stretch this week, with closing arguments starting today.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 23, 2014, the Ministry of Environment introduced an administrative penalty program to encourage compliance with the Environmental Management Act and the Integrated Pest Management Act
Lawson Lundell LLP
On July 18, 2014 the Province of British Columbia released the long-awaited Kitimat Airshed Study (though completed on April 25, 2014, the study was not previously released pending review).
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On July 10th, the Gowlings Environmental Law Group hosted Gord Miller to present the Annual Greenhouse Gas Report 2014.
Nabarro LLP
The Soil Framework Directive was intended to create a legal framework for the protection and sustainable management of soil resources.
The purpose of the draft Regulations is to regulate the reporting of data and information from identified point, non-point and mobile sources of atmospheric emissions.
Zyda Law
Following a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), the Government published a White Paper on 24th July 2014.
Wedlake Bell
In recent times there appears to have been an increasing trend of public authorities using the arm of the law to seize assets under the criminal code.
My last blog looked at the science and scepticism behind climate change, a review which was prompted by a private equity client asking if the case was proven.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
EPA's ground-breaking proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants has been lauded by some for affording states considerable flexibility.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed EPA’s approval of Nevada’s State Implementation Plan for regional haze against a challenge by WildEarth Guardians.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Sixth Circuit has now made crystalline that a party settling some or all of its liability under CERCLA with the United States or a state has a contribution claim under Section 113.
The opinion's holding concerning federal-agency liability for the federal common-law tort of public nuisance deserves notice.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, I noted that the D.C. Circuit rejected challenges to EPA’s Enhanced Coordination Process and Final Guidance on Clean Water Act permitting for mining activities.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Friday, the D.C. Circuit reversed Judge Reggie Walton’s decision from 2012 and affirmed EPA’s authority to adopt the "Enhanced Coordination Process".
On July 2, EPA published a final rule that amends three separate sets of regulations relating to fuels.
NERA Economic Consulting
US environmental regulations are increasingly influenced by cost-benefit analyses that are performed based on the guidance of the Office of Management and Budget.
Foley Hoag LLP
There has been a concerted effort on the part of those fighting climate change to emphasize economic issues in connection with their policy proposals.
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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a ground-breaking declaration of Aboriginal title on June 26, 2014.
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.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The House Appropriations Committee approved July 15 a fiscal year 2015 spending bill for the Interior Department, the EPA, and related agencies.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of British Columbia allowed a petition brought by an Aboriginal group in relation to whether a mining project had "substantially started".
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
The Environmental Protection Agency issued its long-awaited proposed rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing electric utility generating units.
Stewart McKelvey
On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released one of the most significant aboriginal law decisions since Marshall – Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On June 2, 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed rule, called the Clean Power Plan.
The opinion's holding concerning federal-agency liability for the federal common-law tort of public nuisance deserves notice.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released its highly anticipated decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia.
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its landmark decision in Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia.
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