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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This Bill enshrines Victoria's long-term target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into legislation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Australian Government is scheduled to undertake a review of domestic climate policy in the latter half of 2017.
DibbsBarker
There is an increasing focus on the relevance of climate change risks to a director's duty of care and diligence.
Clayton Utz
The Government aims to implement all 43 recommendations of the 2014 Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel.
TozziniFreire Advogados
Brazil and the United States have recently launched the Brazil Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (Brazil Lab) to catalyze innovative financing models designed to quickly deploy low-carbon solutions.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
If those ordered cannot afford to complete the work, leaving a site partially remediated, the MOECC may be forced to complete the work itself at taxpayers' expense.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On November 22, 2016, the Quebec and California governments announced the results of the ninth Cap and Trade System Joint Auction.
Siskinds LLP
In an interesting twist, Health Canada just announced its intention to manage the agricultural uses of the pesticide imidacloprid to protect aquatic insects.
Siskinds LLP
Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a combined fine totalling $12,500 against an auction company and its director for unlawfully exporting a product made of python...
Siskinds LLP
As we reported last year, on November 3, 2015, the province passed several new pieces of environmental legislation, including the Invasive Species Act, 2015.
Miller Thomson LLP
On November 22, 2016, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario ("ECO") released the 2016 Greenhouse Gas ("GHG") Progress Report, Facing Climate Change, which focuses on climate change mitigation...
Bennett Jones LLP
On November 23, 2016, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) issued a press release on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides...
Cayman Islands Government
The Department of Environment has recently come under considerable scrutiny and criticism for its apparent lack of response to requests for the replacement of navigational markers which demarcate the channel entrance to George Town Harbour.
Field Fisher
On 23 November 2016, the CJEU delivered two important judgments in cases C-442/14 Bayer CropScience and Stichting De Bijenstichting and C-673/13 PCommission v Stichting Greenpeace...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) yesterday announced its proposed determination that greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards for light-duty vehicles (LDVs)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EPA's new "Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule," while containing some changes that industry welcomes, also contains new requirements that present challenges for the regulated community.
Holland & Knight
In Alaska Oil & Gas Ass'n v. Pritzker, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently upheld a rule listing two species of seals as "threatened" under the ESA based on climate change projections...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The case addresses NRDC's efforts to impose strict stormwater controls in Los Angeles County. It first made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2012...
Foley Hoag LLP
As I noted when the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stayed EPA's disapproval of Texas's regional haze regional-haze-2plan, EPA had pretty much no chance of winning.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
A report by Brattle consultants examines the economic and policy implications of different CO2 allowance allocation approaches under the CPP mass-based standard and/or carbon-cutting programs
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Earlier this month the Federal Government took two major steps towards the implementation of its climate change policy.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As Ontario puts the finishing touches on its cap-and-trade program, which will commence on January 1, 2017, the MOECC has released its Compliance Offset Credits Regulatory Proposal...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On November 21, 2016, the Government of Canada announced that it plans to phase out coal-powered electricity and accelerate the move to new sources of clean energy by 2030 (the Announcement).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This major reform comes more than 40 years after the adoption of the Environment Quality Act.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On August 19, 2016, the BC government released its long-awaited Climate Leadership Plan. The CLP is a response to recommendations made by the province's CLT...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Paris Climate Change Agreement came into force on November 4, 2016 and as global efforts get underway to implement the agreement, the Canadian federal government continues to craft its strategy...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​The amendments to the Contaminated Sites Regulation, which take effect November 1st, 2017, will incorporate new soil, water, and vapour standards.
Beveridge & Diamond, PC
On October 28, 2016, the Administrator of the U.S. EPA signed a final rule that completely overhauls the long-standing requirements for generators of hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
HopgoodGanim
The Government aims to tighten laws regulating the taking of groundwater for mining activities by resource proponents.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This case involves an interesting application of the Environmental Management Act and the Contaminated Site Regulation. The defendant, Ms. Willows, purchased the property in 1985.
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