Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA's policy has been to require the regulated community to satisfy two criteria to invoke an exclusion.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Copper smelting operations by Atlantic Richfield Co. were responsible for contaminating approximately 100 landowners' property in Opportunity, Montana.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
On November 1, an Action Plan concerning per-and polyfluorinated alkyl substances ("PFAS") was issued to the Governor of Connecticut.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
On October 12, 2019, California became the first state in the country to ban the sale of products containing exotic animal skins and furs.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
On November 4, 2019, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited response to the DC Circuit's two decisions remanding portions of the Coal Ash Rule.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
EPA, in an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, requests comments on adding certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the TRI chemical list.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In recent years, offshore wind costs have tumbled, leading to significant potential growth in the industry. However, US offshore wind developers setting up their supply chains
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
The proposed revisions would clarify responsibilities for retailers and for upstream manufacturers and distributors; comments on proposed changes are due October 21.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Judge Richard McNamara ruled that the plaintiffs were likely to succeed in their challenge to the very stringent standards for PFAS in drinking water promulgated...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On October 3, 2019, Governor Tom Wolf issued Executive Order – 2019-07- Commonwealth Leadership in Addressing Climate Change through Electric Sector Emissions Reductions.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, Judge William Young ruled that discharges to groundwater are not subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction, even if they ultimately reach surface waters that are unambiguously waters...
Mayer Brown
On November 18, 2019, following an extensive consultation, the Equator Principles Association (EPA) released an updated version of the Equator Principles (EPs).
Duane Morris LLP
On November 25, President Trump signed the "Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act" or "PACT Act" — H.R. 724 — which has become law as Public Law No. 116-72.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 7, 2019, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) held a second public workshop to review its draft proposed amendments (Draft Proposal)
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Pope Francis announced that the Catholic Church was considering introducing into the Catechism "the sin against ecology, the ecological sin against the common home."
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A bipartisan group of legislators is set to establish a task force on November 20 to consider the potentially harmful effects of ethylene oxide, a harmful, combustible gas that elevates cancer ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a "streamlined system"
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On November 6, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) proposed a new procedural...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This Fall, the California Coastal Commission ("Commission") was handed down two significant victories, further cementing its authority and jurisdiction within California coastal zones.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On November 12, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware affirmed the broad authority of the Coast Guard to carry out examinations ...
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So, what is PFAS? Simply put, PFAS (per and polyfluoronalkyl substances) is the term used for a family of approximately 5,000 individual man-made fluorinated chemical compounds
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, Judge William Young ruled that discharges to groundwater are not subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction, even if they ultimately reach surface waters that are unambiguously waters...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, BioScience published the "World Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency." It's actually a nice piece of work – short, readable, to the point.
Milbank LLP
Milbank LLP advised United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) ("U. S. Steel") in connection with its acquisition of a 49.9% ownership interest in Big River Steel
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Sustainability initiatives have taken on increasing significance in the food and beverage industry in recent years.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
There are approximately 400 active underground natural gas storage fields in the United States.
Arnold & Porter
Several organizations, including waste haulers and environmental groups, have filed a ballot initiative to impose significant new waste reduction requirements on producers of single-use packaging.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On October 3, 2019, Governor Tom Wolf issued Executive Order – 2019-07- Commonwealth Leadership in Addressing Climate Change through Electric Sector Emissions Reductions.
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