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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In late 2016, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, along with three other ministers, announced that the Canadian government is moving to ban asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 12, 2017, the federal Minister of Transport introduced Bill C-48 into Parliament.
Stewart McKelvey
Kirby Elson had been fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador for about 50 years when the policy on Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet in Canada's Atlantic Fisheries ("PIIFCAF") was introduced in 2007.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Panel moderator Joseph Doucet (Dean, School of Business, University of Alberta) highlighted the key issue in the move toward decarbonization – pricing has a role, but what is the right price?
Siskinds LLP
Ontario has introduced changes to the Aggregate Resources Act and the Mining Act. After years of work and consultations, the changes will come into effect once royal assent is obtained.
Gowling WLG
The recent decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal in CCCTE v. Ontario (Environment and Climate Change) provides a useful reminder about the basic principles and test to be applied by...
Gowling WLG
On April 5, 2017, Canada released the report of the independent panel on environmental assessment processes. I was privileged to be a member of this panel.
Jones Day
Transposing Directive 2014/95/EU requires making some adjustments to the existing texts to ensure compliance with the European rules.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On May 9, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a memorandum withdrawing authority from EPA regional offices to make final decisions on Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act remedies with an estimated cost exceeding $50 million
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, EPA Administrator Pruitt issued a memorandum requiring that all Superfund remedies estimated to cost at least $50 million be approved by the Administrator.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Last year at this time we explored how New York implements the federal Safe Drinking Water Act 42 U.S.C. §§300f to 300j-27) (SDWA).
Holland & Knight
Trial Court Ruled on Partial Record After Party Failed to Lodge Full Administrative Record in CEQA Case
Ward & Smith
Heavy and consistent rainfall this summer, even before Tropical Storms Hermine and Julia and Hurricane Matthew, produced a tremendous amount of stormwater.
Jones Day
Since 2015, the parties have completed briefing in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Jones Day
On January 12, 2017, EPA took final action denying additional petitions for reconsideration of the CPP.
WilmerHale
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt last week issued a memorandum revising the existing delegations of authority related to implementation...
Farella Braun & Martel
The future of California's cap-and-trade program looks a little brighter, thanks to a 2-1 vote of the Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District on April 6.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
On Wednesday, March 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register making available the first national Mercury Inventory. 82 Fed. Reg. 15522 (March 29, 2017).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A transport tunnel partly collapsed at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation on Tuesday. United States Department of Energy officials said there was no initial indication of worker exposure or airborne...
Ward & Smith
Rarely do both sides of the legislative aisle in Washington join in overwhelming approval to expand the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA").
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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Prior to the 1970s, fuel oil stored in USTs was a common method of heating homes and businesses in Ontario.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On March 28, 2017, President Trump issued his long-awaited Executive Order, entitled "Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth" (EO), outlining his plan to reconsider and withdraw actions taken by President Obama to address global climate change.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has updated its waste incineration regime, to keep up with technological and sector developments. Notably, only "hazardous wastes" can now be incinerated at common burning plants.
HSA Advocates
With the ever growing economies and the need and greed for more, the doctrine of Sustainable Development becomes the most relevant principle in today's times.
Jones Day
Recent amendments to the ASIC Act and the CC Act extended the unfair contract terms regime, which previously covered only consumer contracts, to small business contracts.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Redwater Energy Corp. was a publicly listed junior oil and gas producer in Alberta that held a number of properties licensed under the OGCA and the PA.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Congress returned to session the week of April 24 following a two-week recess. Active discussions and debate surrounding the AHCA and efforts to "repeal-and-replace" the Affordable Care Act resumed...
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear an appeal in an important case that could further define the nature and extent of the Crown's duty to consult Aboriginal people ...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The first 100 days of the Trump administration have been momentous for environmental policy.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
California continues to blaze a climate change policy trail in pursuit of a state-of-the-art carbon pricing mechanism.
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