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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Directors who fail to consider climate change risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care and diligence.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Complying with multiple regimes can be a challenge for business and industry when activities extend across jurisdictions.
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the most recent blog in a series of posts which discuss the proposed recommendations set out by the Expert Panel in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Environmental Assessment Processes (the "Report"), released April 5, 2017.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On April 5, 2017, the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes in Canada released its Final Report entitled Building Common Ground
Siskinds LLP
The Storm Lake Times covered how the counties in the area allow too much nitrogen to be released through farm drainage systems into the river that provides a drinking water source for the community.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On April 5, 2017, the Expert Panel appointed by Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change released their report on the review of federal environmental assessment processes.
Dentons
The Expert Panel mandated by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to review federal environmental assessment processes has now delivered its report, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada (Report).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​BLG Counsel Beth Reimer-Heck, Q.C., contributed to an article titled The Critical Role of the Board in Addressing Climate Change in the March/April 2017 issue of the Director Journal.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The public has been invited to provide comments on the report until May 5, 2017.
Bennett Jones LLP
40 to 60 years may be too old when determining whether to extend a limitation period for a negligence-based environmental contamination claim, the court recently ruled in Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP (Carma Developers LP) v Imperial Oil Limited, 2017 ABQB 218 [Brookfield].
GANADO Advocates
What is the basis of environmental policy in your jurisdiction and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law?
Bar & Karrer
According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The EPA published a notice in the April 13th Federal Register requesting public comments on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The environmental groups are requesting that the D.C. Circuit overturn the district court's ruling, which sides with EPA.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
For more than three decades, SGR attorneys have represented clients on environmental issues.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated EPA's final rule governing reporting of air releases from animal feeding operations.
Holland & Knight
Spurred in part by a desire to reduce vehicle miles traveled and corresponding greenhouse-gas emissions...
Davis & Gilbert
Although the climate change rhetoric coming out of Washington, D.C. may have some believing that regulatory scrutiny of "green" claims will soften, a closer look at the current political and social climate at the state level and in the private sector reveals that both the demand for green products and the use (and regulation) of green marketing claims actually could trend upwards this year.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On March 23, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held that Dominion Power's discharge of pollutants via a groundwater pathway was in violation of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
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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.
Bar & Karrer
According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
McInnes Cooper
On March 7, 2017, the emission measurement and reporting sections of the N.L. Management of Greenhouse Gas Act, and the Management of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations made under it, took effect.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
It also recognizes the unique role that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has previously played.
McCullough Robertson
A bilateral investment treaty or free trade agreement may provide protection for your foreign investment in Australia.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
At least once per year, operators and owners must test their readiness to deal with major incidents, in close cooperation with the Cyprus authorities.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
IN ALBERTA, DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF COMPANIES MAY FACE PERSONAL LIAB ILITY UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL AND REGULATORY STATUTES, particularly under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act1, and the Oil and Gas...
McCullough Robertson
The emerging focus for ASIC is on climate change risk management by directors and implications for directors' duties.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 27, 2017, in an unprecedented decision, the Provincial Court of British Columbia ruled in R. v. DeSautel to recognize the aboriginal rights of a First Nation whose members reside in the United States ...
Cavell Leitch
You must understand the nature and previous uses of the land you own or are considering buying, to manage future costs.
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