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This article outlines the responses of key stakeholders in an urban development context to the Reinstatement Bill.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Geothermal energy is starting to heat up in Ontario. Once considered too costly for domestic household use, recent policy moves by the province have demonstrated political – and financial – support for an expansion of geothermal HVAC technologies in the coming decades.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Past EBR-mandated reviews have resulted in significant changes in the way MOECC administers key environmental statutes and regulations.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 20, 2016, the Federal Government launched a comprehensive review of Canada's environmental and regulatory approval process.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Very recently, Minister Murray sent a letter to interested stakeholders indicating that consultations will start soon to "inform post-2020 cap and trade program design."
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently denied leave to appeal the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Midwest Properties Ltd. v. Thordarson.
Dentons
On June 6, 2016, Alberta passed the Climate Leadership Implementation Act, creating a carbon levy on fuel consumption.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The B.C. Ministry of the Environment plans to update some aspects of B.C.'s contaminated sites legal regime under the Environmental Management Act and its Regulations.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The period for filing an appeal of the Environmental Review Tribunal ("ERT") decision on the Ostrander Point Wind Farm has passed.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Stage 10 Amendments are intended to modernize and update the BC contaminated sites regime and to reflect the current best science.
Carey
On June 25th, 2016, Law No. 20,930 that establishes the environmental conservation right was published in the Official Gazzette.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The new Environmental and Planning Act will fundamentally change the system of environmental law.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On July 15, 2016 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new final rule limiting greenhouse gas and other emissions from newly constructed municipal solid waste landfills, together with emissions guidelines for existing landfills.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On July 1, nearly half of the States filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging the U.S. EPA's denial of their petition to rehear the new power plant rule...
Jones Day
This Commentary flags several key changes to TSCA set forth in the Act.
Dentons
On May 16, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced that it was delaying scheduled June 2 oral arguments before a three-judge panel in litigation over the Clean Power Plan.
Foley Hoag LLP
In addition to subjecting violators to civil and criminal enforcement, the law also prohibits use of any data collected as a result of the trespass for any purpose other than enforcement of the statute.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The Clean Water Act places restrictions on the discharge of pollutants to the navigable waters of the United States.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
For companies in the freight industry, if sustainability is important at your company or to its board of directors, then you may wish to investigate the EPA's updated Smartway program, with its new resources and tools.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A section within the ENRD, the Environmental Crimes Section houses a unit of 43 specialized attorneys tasked with prosecuting individuals and corporations that have violated environmental criminal statutes.
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Today a majority of British voters voted to leave the European Union. David Cameron, Prime Minister has announced that he will step down in October.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 6, 2016 the Environmental Review Tribunal released its decision determining the appropriate statutory remedy respecting the Director's approval of the construction and operation of a nine turbine wind farm at Ostrander Point.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Through the referendum held on 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to end its membership of the EU.
Reed Smith
In March 2015, the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") issued regulations applying to hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In January, the Federal Government announced five principles guiding its discretionary decision-making powers on major natural resource projects.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Domovitch, the plaintiff successfully relied on the "innocent purchaser" exemption to avoid sharing the liability for remediation costs.
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").
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On May 19, 2016, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released its decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Contrary to the leaked reports of the draft Action Plan in May, there is no ban on natural gas for heating.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal in J.I. Properties Inc. v PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Ltd, 2015 BCCA 472 affirmed the "polluter pays" principle in the context of remediation cost recovery actions under the Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53.
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