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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This delegated legislation will support six bills to reduce red tape for the industrial chemicals industry in Australia.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Foley Hoag LLP
I've seen stories about Taylor before and Greenwire's piece is an excellent interview (and thanks to Greenwire for taking this out from behind its pay wall and making it available for free!).
Foley Hoag LLP
Democratic Attorneys General have continued their efforts to combat the Trump administration's attempts to roll back environmental regulations developed under the Obama administration in two recent actions.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
U.S. President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, saying the accord subjects Americans to "harsh economic restrictions" and "fails to live up to our environmental ideals."
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Asarco LLC v. Noranda Mining, Inc., 844 F.3d 1201 (10th Cir. 2017). In a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution action...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement v. City of San Diego, 8 Cal. App. 5th 350 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017). The Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal concluded that the City of San Diego ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new rules to strengthen the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Program (RMP), 40 C.F.R. Part 68, were first adopted on January 13, 2017 ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A new trend is emerging among the country's most influential fossil fuel investors: a demand for climate change accountability and progress towards a low-carbon economy.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In short order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will issue a final regulation to which all manufacturers, importers and processors of chemical substances should pay close attention.
Foley Hoag LLP
We previously noted BlackRock's recent shareholder votes in favor of increased reporting of climate risks by ExxonMobil and Occidental.
Farella Braun & Martel
The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017, brought with it levels of angst and concern not felt for some time within the environmental community.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
President Trump's decision earlier this month to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement—an international, nonbinding agreement to take steps to limit global temperature rise—...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Yesterday, June 6, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a one-year delay of EPA's final designation of areas under the 2015 ozone standard.
Foley Hoag LLP
Back in September and February, we wrote about MassDEP's Proposed Interpretation of Chapter 91 regulations, which attempted to provide guidance to the regulated community on the conditions...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement (the "Agreement")...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The EPA has extended the rule's effective date until February 19, 2019, in order to allow time for its reconsideration of the rule and provide additional comment opportunities.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently issued a memorandum rolling out a new policy prohibiting settlement payments to third parties.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Last week, the President announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord negotiated in 2015.
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Aird & Berlis LLP
On May 25, 2017, the federal government released a draft of the Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector).
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision is only a recommendation, but instances of acting contrary to a recommendation of the Land Court are rare.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
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.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to construction and infrastructure.
McCullough Robertson
The judge held that the liquidators had to use available money to help the environment at the expense of other claims.
Khaitan & Co
The National Capital Region of Delhi (Delhi NCR) has witnessed numerous concerns being raised regarding the quality of air and the sources for its pollution.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Supporters of the shareholder resolution pointed to Occidental's security disclosures, which identified the significant risks of climate change policies on the business.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
he Superior Court of California, Sacramento County, issued an order on May 5, 2017, requiring the California Water Resources Control Board to withdraw its controversial maximum contaminant level...
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