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Eighth Circuit Pollution-Exclusion Opinion A Cautionary Tale For Natural Gas Industry
The interpretation and application of a pollution exclusion in a commercial general liability ("CGL") policy is often a fact-specific and jurisdiction-specific exercise.
United States
27 Feb 2017
Impacts Of SB 32 On A Pending California Supreme Court Case – Cleveland National Forest Foundation Case
Thus, in SANDAG's view, it did not abuse its discretion by not using the GHG emissions reduction goal of S-3-05 in its EIR analysis.
United States
16 Sep 2016
Lack Of Court Direction Requires Developers And Lenders To Estimate Their Own Significance Thresholds For GHG Emissions Past 2020
This June, the California Supreme Court heard the last set of oral arguments before breaking for the summer.
United States
6 Jul 2016
Understanding The Re-Vamped TSCA: Federal Preemption Gives Uniform Standards
The reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the first major environmental law passed since 1990.
United States
23 Jun 2016
New Pennsylvania Methane Rules May Be More Stringent Than Federal Standards
Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the creation of a multi-pronged plan to target and reduce methane emissions from unconventional natural gas wells, pipelines, and other sources in the Pennsylvania oil and gas sector.
United States
25 Jan 2016
California Takes The Bronze: Implications And Impacts Of California's SB 350
On October 7, Gov. Brown signed into law the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 ("SB 350") 2015.
United States
12 Oct 2015
Wisconsin Supreme Court's Misapplication Of The Pollution Exclusion And Disregard For Policyholders' Business And Purpose In Purchasing Insurance
Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued two opinions in which it held that pollution exclusions barred coverage for third-party claims resulting from alleged contamination of water...
United States
8 Jan 2015
Is RGGI In Pennsylvania’s Future?
Cap and trade may play a major role in the EPA's recent proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil-fueled electric generating facilities.
United States
12 Jun 2014
Business Implications Under U.S. Supreme Court’s Affirmance Of EPA’s Transport Rule
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-2 decision, upheld a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regulation that seeks to lower cross-state air pollution.
United States
6 May 2014
New Reporting Requirements Under The Clean Water Act
Clean Water Act, Discharge Monitoring Report, EPA, NPDES, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System, Water
United States
23 Aug 2013
EPA Enters Into The 21st Century With New Clean Water Act Reporting Requirements
Since the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements were first adopted by EPA back in 1972, the program has undergone significant changes.
United States
21 Aug 2013
Supreme Court Grants Certiorari To Review Decision To Vacate Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
In an order issued Monday, June 24, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to review the D.C. Circuit’s 2012 decision in EME Homer City Generation LP v. EPA, 696 F.3d 7, which vacated the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
United States
8 Jul 2013
California Air Resources Board Approves Final Cap-And-Trade Regulations
On October 20, 2011, the California Air Resources Board ("CARB") approved the final regulation for the California cap-and-trade program authorized by California's Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32).
United States
27 Oct 2011
New Interim Rule Requires Changes To Bring About More Green Contracting
On May 31, 2011, the Department of Defense ("DoD"), General Services Administration ("GSA"), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration ("NASA") issued an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") by implementing Executive Orders 13514 ("E.O. 13514") and 13423 ("E.O. 13423").
United States
7 Jul 2011
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