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Climate Mobilization Act Creates Opportunity For NY Real Estate
New York City Council recently passed the Climate Mobilization Act, which contains six measures designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced by the city's built environment.
United States
17 Jun 2019
9th Circ. Provides Clarity On CERCLA Contribution Claims
Environmental special counsel Toni L. Finger's article "9th Circ. Provides Clarity On CERCLA Contribution Claims" appeared in Law360's Expert Analysis column on Sept. 11, 2017.
United States
18 Sep 2017
197 Nations Agree To Limit Hydrofluorocarbon Emissions
On October 15, 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda the majority of the world's developed and developing countries executed a binding agreement to reduce emissions of hydrofluorocarbons.
United States
20 Oct 2016
US EPA Makes Endangerment Finding For Aircraft GHG Emissions
On July 25, 2016 the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a finding that aircraft emissions of six greenhouse gases (GHGs), including carbon dioxide, are endangering public health.
United States
3 Aug 2016
US EPA Announces New Landfill Emissions Rules
On July 15, 2016 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new final rule limiting greenhouse gas and other emissions from newly constructed municipal solid waste landfills, together with emissions guidelines for existing landfills.
United States
22 Jul 2016
TSCA Reform Enacted
Additionally, the Act will speed the regulatory process by allowing EPA to require manufacturers to conduct the initial testing of their products, rather than having EPA perform the tests as was the case under the old law.
United States
27 Jun 2016
Kramer Levin Files Amicus Brief In Support Of EPA In Clean Power Plan Case
Kramer Levin filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on behalf of Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling, two environmental policymakers and advocates...
United States
8 Apr 2016
Supreme Court Denies Stay Of MATS Rules For Power Plants
On Thursday, February 3, 2016 the United States Supreme Court, in an order issued by Chief Justice John Roberts, refused to grant a stay of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards...
United States
10 Mar 2016
Dette Écologique Et Justice Climatique
Hubert de Vauplane's article "Dette écologique et justice climatique," appeared in the the February 2016 issue of the French publication Revue Banque...
18 Feb 2016
US Supreme Court Grants Stay Of Clean Power Plan
On February 9, 2016 a divided United States Supreme Court issued an emergency stay of the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan.
United States
12 Feb 2016
Volkswagen Emissions Fallout Presents Claims Trading Opportunity For Fund Managers
Ratings agency Moody's confirmed the threat facing Volkswagen when it dropped its outlook for the company and its subsidiaries from stable to negative in September.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Final Clean Power Plan Regulations Create Opportunities For Energy Investments
On Aug. 3, 2015, President Obama announced the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final Clean Power Plan rule, which will sharply cut emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from existing power plants in the U.S.
United States
4 Sep 2015
New Lead Safety Rules Relating to Housing Renovations are Now Effective
On April 22, 2010, new federal lead-based paint regulations that govern renovations of housing constructed prior to 1978 and facilities occupied by children under the age of six became effective.
United States
2 Jul 2010
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