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US EPA Announces Policy To Enhance State Partnerships In Civil Enforcement And Compliance Assurance Work
On July 11, 2019, US EPA announced its new policy on Enhancing Effective Partnerships Between the EPA and the States in Civil Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Work
United States
16 Aug 2019
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US Supreme Court Affirms Tweaked Auer Deference, But Is It Now A "Paper Tiger"?
In our prior coverage of Kisor v. Wilkie, we predicted that the Court would impose "greater scrutiny" on "administrative agencies' . . . interpretation of their regulations."
United States
16 Aug 2019
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How Thoroughly Do UK Businesses Need To Investigate What Happens To Their Waste After They Have Transferred It?
A recent prosecution by the Environment Agency, where a company was ordered to pay £327,000, has highlighted potentially difficult issues for businesses in complying with the statutory waste duty
UK
16 Aug 2019
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Senate Carbon Capture Bill Gains A House Companion
Earlier this month, we described Senate Bill 1763, which would authorize a new type of exempt facility bond to be issued for "qualified carbon capture facilities."
United States
14 Aug 2019
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DC Circuit Upholds US EPA Decision Not To Issue New Financial Assurance Requirements For The Hardrock Mining Industry
On July 19, 2019, the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in Idaho Conservation League v. Wheeler, upholding US EPA's decision not
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Clean Air: Is Your Business Ready?
There in an increasing focus on emissions and pollution through various regulations and initiatives.
UK
26 Jul 2019
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Green Finance: Is Your Business Ready? Future Challenge Or Opportunity?
We recently commented on the Government's Clean Air Strategy raising awareness of the potential impact on a wide range of businesses if they failed to plan ahead to ensure compliance.
UK
26 Jul 2019
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Mobile Sources Face An Increased Risk Of Agency Enforcement And Citizen Suits
On June 12, 2019, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) announced its seven enforcement and compliance assurance priority areas for fiscal years 2020-2023.
United States
25 Jul 2019
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June 2019 Update: Key Developments In UK And EU Environment, Safety And Health Law, Procedure And Policy
We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of "frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy".
European Union
25 Jul 2019
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US EPA Formally Proposes Repeal Of "Once In, Always In" Policy
On June 25, 2019, US EPA issued a proposed rule that would reverse the "once in, always in" policy for sources of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) that has been in place for more than 20 years.
UK
24 Jul 2019
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Ohio Appeals Dismissal of the State's Complaint Against Rover Pipeline LLC Due to Ohio EPA's Failure to Timely Respond to Request for CWA Section 401 Certification
On March 12, 2019, Judge Kristin G. Farmer for the Stark County Court of Common Pleas dismissed the State of Ohio's Third Amended Complaint against Rover Pipeline.
United States
24 Jul 2019
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President Trump Signs Drought Contingency Plan For Colorado River
Months ago, in the face of "unacceptably high" risk to the Colorado River's complex system of reservoirs, US Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner
United States
28 May 2019
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Local Control In The US Gaining Steam … Again?
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 19-181 (SB19-181) into law.
United States
22 May 2019
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US District Court Blocks Trump Administration Effort To Revoke Obama-Era Mineral Leasing Withdrawals
On March 29, 2019, the US District Court for the District of Alaska blocked the Trump Administration's efforts to revoke the Obama Administration's prior withdrawal of portions of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans...
United States
16 May 2019
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UK Supreme Court Considering Parent Company Liability For Environmental Harm Caused By Overseas Subsidiaries
In Vedanta Resource PLC and another v Lungowe and others the UK Supreme Court has held that a claim for negligence and breach of statutory duty against a mining company.
UK
15 May 2019
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Keystone XL Pipeline Litigation Takes A Turn On Heels Of President Trump's New Presidential Permit
The Keystone XL Pipeline is back in the spotlight. In the first quarter of 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana and the U.S. Court of Appeals
United States
10 May 2019
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US Supreme Court To Reconsider Key Agency Deference Standard
Often called the fourth branch of government, administrative agencies implement the labyrinth of federal regulations governing people and companies in the United States.
UK
21 Feb 2019
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January 2019 Update: Key Developments In UK And EU Environment, Safety And Health Law, Procedure And Policy
An Environment Agency proposal to revise its public participation statement for environmental permitting
European Union
18 Feb 2019
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After Shutdown, US EPA Announces New Hearing Date For The New WOTUS Rule
As a result of the recent lapse in appropriations, the US EPA and US Department of the Army (Army) delayed a planned January 23, 2019 hearing regarding the proposed new "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) definition.
United States
14 Feb 2019
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Left In The Lurch – Another Uk Landlord Convicted Following Tenant's Unlawful Waste Operations
Recent caselaw demonstrates that regulators are prepared to prosecute landlords as a direct result of their tenants' unlawful waste operations. Landlords should consider this possibility ...
UK
17 Dec 2018
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