Mondaq USA: Environment
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently issued a decision that may be of interest to recyclers and others who generate or handle materials for recycling and reclamation.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Businesses and industries that had been impacted by the EPA's HFCs rule may wish to monitor EPA's response to this opinion carefully.
Holland & Knight
This case is the first time the Supreme Court addressed the relationship between Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act (SB 375) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Stites & Harbison PLLC
EPA recently finalized technology-based pretreatment standards under the Clean Water Act to reduce discharges of mercury and other metals from dental offices into municipal wastewater treatment plants, also known as publicly owned treatment works (POTWs).
Venable LLP
Senator John McCain made a dramatic return to the floor of the United States Senate this week following his brain cancer diagnosis.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
While some of the Trump administration's regulatory changes may be effected im¬mediately through executive order, the most significant measures will need to grind their way through the adminis¬trative process...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 20, 2017, EPA published in the Federal Register two final rules intended to begin implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (Lautenberg Act)...
Holland & Knight
In Friends of the Eel River v. N. Coast R.R. Auth., __ Cal.5th __, No. S222472, 2017 WL 3185220 (Cal. July 27, 2017)...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The EPA's climate change program is a combination of rules issued under the Clean Air Act and executive orders implementing policies on greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
Beveridge & Diamond PC
Companies facing environmental cleanup liability typically confront claims that are brought multiple decades after the alleged polluting activity took place.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs went live with two new web sites intended to increase the public availability of information concerning regulated entities in Massachusetts.
Ropes & Gray LLP
A recent trio of cases filed in California state court seek to hold major fossil fuel companies liable for the effects of sea level rise they allege to be caused by climate change.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On Monday, July 17, 2017, the California legislature passed a two-bill package, Assembly Bill (AB) 398, which extends California's Cap-and-Trade Program to 2030, and AB 617...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On July 20, 2017, EPA published two final rules in the federal register under the TSCA, 15 U.S.C. § 2601, as revised by the .Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Judicial deference to a lead agency's determination regarding the proper greenhouse gas ("GHG") threshold for a project California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") remains a swinging pendulum.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last month, Attorney General Sessions barred DOJ from entering into settlements that provide for payments to non-governmental persons not a party to the dispute.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 14, 2017, three environmental groups (Environmental Integrity Project, Sierra Club, and Earth Justice) petitioned the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit for a full review...
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals remanded EPA's MACT standards for PCBs, polycyclic organic matter, and hexachlorobenzene to EPA. Rather than setting specific MACT standards...
Jenner & Block
EPA recently extended the effective date of the final reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.
Jenner & Block
On June 14, 2017, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued an opinion in the case of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ...
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On June 14, 2017, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued an opinion in the case of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ...
Jenner & Block
EPA recently extended the effective date of the final reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.
BatesCarey LLP
Absolute pollution exclusions are intended to exclude coverage for virtually all pollution-related claims under commercial general liability insurance policies.
Jenner & Block
President Trump announced his intent to nominate former U.S. EPA waste chief Susan Bodine to head up the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance ("OECA").
Venable LLP
Immediate reaction to the D.C. Circuit's July 3 ruling in Clean Air Council v. Pruitt spanned the predictable political divide.
Gowling WLG
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has released a Summary of the USA's North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation objectives.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Task Force also proposed several other measures intended to expedite remediation over what can often be a years-long process of investigation and evaluation.
Holland & Knight
The DOJ extended its long winning streak in suits seeking to block mergers as likely to lessen competition substantially in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act when Judge Sue L. Robinson...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals handed environmentalists at least a temporary win in what I think was the first case to reach judicial decision in Scott Pruitt's great environmental roll-back...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs went live with two new web sites intended to increase the public availability of information concerning regulated entities in Massachusetts.
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