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Clayton Utz
The updated guidelines are now in effect in NSW and may require notification of additional contaminated sites to the EPA.
Clayton Utz
There is no mandatory requirement to consider cumulative impacts from other projects outside the proponent's control.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Of significant interest to property developers will be the more prominent role to be performed by approved Auditors.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Waste management facilities, if not properly managed and controlled, can create a significant environmental risk.
Saxe Law Office
Citizens Against Melrose Quarry must feel a bit like Groundhog Day all over again. They won, sort of, but are now back at the beginning again. The quarry owner may feel the same way.
Saxe Law Office
On any given day, Ontarians can look up the Air Quality Health Index and find out what health risks they face just by breathing.
McLennan Ross LLP
Unauthorized releases of substances into the environment can occur any time, in many different circumstances, and bring with them varying degrees of risk.
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is proposing to update the safety requirements governing the storage, handling, and utilization of fuel oil, diesel and kerosene.
Mayer Brown
In its ground-breaking decision in R v Thames Water Utilities (2015), the Court of Appeal has signalled a sea-change in penalties for environmental breaches, with fines for very large commercial organisations ("VLOs") set to rise exponentially.
Holland & Knight
This Holland & Knight report is the first comprehensive study of lawsuits filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On August 3, EPA released its final rule implementing the Climate Action Plan focused on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions – carbon dioxide or CO2, from power plants.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, I noted that demand side management policies need to take human behavior into account if they are going to be successful.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated significant new provisions both to its 1988 underground storage tank (UST) regulations and to its 1988 state program approval (SPA) regulations.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Clean Air Act's good neighbor provision prohibits upwind states from emitting air pollutants in amounts that will "contribute significantly to nonattainment" of a national ambient air quality standard...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
These suits are filed under 33 U.S.C. § 1369(b)(1), which provides for exclusive judicial review in the courts of appeals for certain actions of the EPA Administrator. 33 U.S.C. § 1369(b)(1).
Dykema Gossett
The facts in McGinnes are straightforward and, with very little tweaking, could describe hundreds of Superfund sites and thousands of PRPs.
Foley Hoag LLP
Anyone who reads this blog must have seen the explosion of reports in the trade press that EPA ignored significant criticism from the Army Corps of Engineers in promulgating its Waters of the US rule.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Groundwater provides about one third of California's drinking supply and is becoming even more of a hot issue due to current drought conditions.
Foley Hoag LLP
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Northern Pass Transmission...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Environmental Protection Agency's soon to be finalized Clean Power Plan has been sent to the White House for review.
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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.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 1, 2015, China will formally begin implementing an updated Environmental Protection Law ("the China EPL").
Cohen Highley LLP
Outdoor wood burning furnaces may be utilized by rural landowners for a variety of reasons, including as a supplementary heat source.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and Alex Debogorski, 2015 FCA 148.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The recent British Columbia Supreme Court decision in Yukon Zinc Corporation (Re), 2015 BCSC 836, provides some rare insight into the operation of provincial "miners lien" legislation in an insolvency context.
Saxe Law Office
In May of this year, the Federal Court released a decision that affirms the importance of the precautionary principle in the management of fisheries.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
While the decision has far-reaching implications, the rule remains in effect, at least temporarily.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
With nearly 30,000 new injection wells being drilled each year, hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is a rapidly expanding method of oil and gas extraction...
Clyde & Co
From 1 January 2015, all vessels operating in emission controlled areas (ECAs) are prohibited from burning fuel with a sulphur content of more than 0.1%.
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