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Bennett Jones LLP
The Ontario Superior Court awarded damages for migration of dry cleaning solvents the defendant corporation spilled between 1960 and 1974 in Huang v Fraser Hillary's Limited...
Siskinds LLP
On February 9, 2017, a construction company pled guilty to offences under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 ("MBCA") for the destruction of Bank Swallow eggs, nests and nest shelters.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
AEP's Decision provides additional detail regarding the transition from the SGER to the CCR.
Latham & Watkins
Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.
Latham & Watkins
Described by Theresa May as a "critical part" of the plan for post-Brexit Britain, the implementation of this strategy will have important policy ramifications, in particular, for the environment.
Latham & Watkins
Key changes to the Protective Cost Order regime (PCO) came into force on 28 February 2017, which could directly limit the ability of individuals and organisations to bring environmental-related legal challenges in England and Wales.
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to various reports, President Donald Trump plans to appoint Kevin McIntyre as FERC Chairman, and Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson as FERC Commissioners...
Holland & Knight
The Trump Administration unveiled significant rollbacks in funding for federal agencies when it released its Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again on March 16, 2017.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Trump administration released its proposed budget today, calling for steep cuts in funding for U.S. EPA. The plan proposes an EPA budget of $5.7 billion, a reduction of $2.6 billion from...
Foley Hoag LLP
BlackRock, which manages more than $5 trillion in assets, has released a statement on how it "engages with climate risk." The statement has three main elements.
Jones Day
In the February 16, 2017, Federal Register, USDA's APHIS delayed the effective date of a final rule amending the select agent and toxin regulations...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 24, 2017, industry groups challenged the final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule ("Final Rule") in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Foley Hoag LLP
In that suit, CLF alleged that the Secretary's decision approving the plan was arbitrary and capricious.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
President Trump has given executive branch agencies 180 days to conduct an internal review and to propose, with input from public stakeholders, reorganization plans to "improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of that agency."
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New Jersey's Spill Act was a pioneering effort by government to provide monies for a swift and sure response to environmental contamination.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week, the White House unveiled its $1.65 trillion blueprint for the FY2018 federal budget, which prioritizes discretionary defense spending...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Parties that are potentially responsible for residential environmental contamination in North Carolina face broad exposure and unpredictable outcomes.
Latham & Watkins
Since assuming office in January, President Donald Trump – with the support of Congress – has stated his intention to roll back "burdensome" U.S. environmental regulations.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New Jersey's Spill Act was a pioneering effort by government to provide monies for a swift and sure response to environmental contamination."
Jones Day
The proposed rule would also revise regulations regarding soil movement.
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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2017, a group of prominent Republicans and business leaders1 from the Climate Leadership Council released a carbon tax proposal entitled "The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends."
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
On August 1, 2016, the New York Public Service Commission adopted a sweeping energy bill, the Clean Energy Standard Order, with the goals of combating climate change and ensuring a diverse...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
This week the SCC received an application to hear an appeal of the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") decision in Canada (Governor General In Council) v Courtoreille ("Courtoreille").
Siskinds LLP
Due diligence is an extremely important concept in environmental regulation and compliance. When properly done, it provides a defence to regulatory charges...
Torys LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled on the closely watched motion in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corp., summarily dismissing an action to enforce an Ecuadorian judgment against...
Latham & Watkins
Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.
Holland & Knight
Earlier this year, Freedom Partners, a conservative advocacy group, released A Roadmap to Repeal containing a list of former President Barack Obama's regulations...
WilmerHale
On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order to begin the process of rescinding or revising the infamous Waters of the United States.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Environmental Emergency Regulations under CEPA aim to enhance the protection of the environment and human health in environmental emergency situations by promoting prevention...
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