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Siskinds LLP
The Federal Court recently refused to order the Minister of Environment to convene a board of review for the purpose of reconsidering the government's decision to list BENPAT as a toxic...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On Monday, the federal government announced a comprehensive review of environmental and regulatory processes.
Siskinds LLP
A recent decision out of the Federal Court has confirmed the federal Pest Management Regulatory Agency's ("PMRA") duty to conduct special reviews.
McLennan Ross LLP
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has recently had opportunity to consider an infrequently invoked section of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
In a detailed and hard-hitting report released June 17, 2016, the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, said the government's Federal Sustainable Development Strategy "is not living up to expectations."
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On May 19, 2016, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re).
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In its June 6, 2016 decision, the Environmental Review Tribunal (Tribunal) revoked the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) that had been granted to Ostrander Point GP Inc.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
La modernisation du régime actuel des certificats d'autorisation envisagée par le PL no 102 vise la procédure d'évaluation et d'examen des impacts sur l'environnement.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As discussed in our November 2015 Blakes Bulletin: Just Like Any Good Recipe, Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan Has a Little Bit of Everything, Alberta released the Plan on November 22, 2015.
Gowling WLG
Ontario has picked up the pace on addressing climate change. On May 18, 2016, the provincial government passed the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016...
Dentons
Historic contamination receives a lot of attention in Romania, particularly in the process of privatizing formerly state owned enterprises.
Dentons
The new sentencing guidelines for environmental offences (in force since July 2014) can lead to significant fines for companies – as shown by a recent case involving a house builder.
Dentons
In 2015, 195 nations came together to adopt the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 6, 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ("Service") published a proposed rule that would amend various aspects of its permitting program under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act ("Eagle Act").
Reed Smith
The reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the first major environmental law passed since 1990.
Foley Hoag LLP
If you needed any further proof that energy law is is very complicated, Wednesday's decision in North Dakota v. Heydinger should convince you.The judgment is simple...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, EPA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would remove from Title V regulations the affirmative defense for noncompliance...
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA sent its final hazardous waste generator improvements rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.
Foley Hoag LLP
In an interesting decision last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected challenges to BLM's decision to issue a right-of-way permit for Tule Wind's plan for a wind farm southeast of San Diego.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. EPA's ongoing assistance to states implementing the Clean Power Plan under the new EPA rule has been reviewed by the DOJ for compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to stay the rule.
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Holland & Knight
In the face of continuing disagreement regarding the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the ruling injects a modicum of welcome certainty and finality.
Jones Day
Judge Coffin addressed each of the movants' arguments in his findings and recommendation. He held that the plaintiffs' allegations established "action/inaction that injures plaintiffs in a concrete and personal way."
Torys LLP
On June 8, the Ontario government released its long-awaited Climate Change Action Plan, which calls for up to $8.3 billion in government spending on climate change initiatives from 2016 to 2020.
Jones Day
In June 2015, EPA proposed an endangerment finding that greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from certain classes of aircraft engines contribute to climate change and endanger public health and welfare.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court considered whether the Alberta Energy Regulator can restrict a trustee's powers to sell or disclaim uneconomic assets subject to AER licences.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has released its highly anticipated decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278 ("Redwater").
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump made several sweeping promises while on the campaign trail vowing to reopen shuttered mines and bring coal back to its dominance of a decade ago.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
In yesterday's Part 1, we discussed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules regulating emissions from existing and new stationary electricity generating units.
Jones Day
On April 15, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed a challenge brought by Kansas and Nebraska to EPA's new vehicle emissions model, "MOVES2014."
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued one decision, described below, of interest to the business community.
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