On June 3, 2021, a draft of a European Commission ("Commission") proposal for a regulation on the establishment of a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism ("CBAM proposal") became public.
In this episode Partner Bridget Moore and host Megan Berge discuss President Biden's May 20 Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risks and what companies subject to disclosure requirements need to know now.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On April 13, 2021 Representatives Debbie Dingell and Fred Upton, Democrats from Michigan, introduced the PFAS Action Act of 2021 (the Act) to Congress.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Seemingly overnight, the topic of environmental justice is popping up in board rooms and zoom meetings around the country.
Foley Hoag LLP
On June 10, 2021, the Transportation Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P) states released a final model rule creating a regional cap-and-trade-program to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector.
On Thursday, May 20, 2021, US President Biden signed an Executive Order, entitled "Climate-Related Financial Risk" (Climate Risk EO), ...
Two new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") regulatory actions concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFAS") will directly impact companies manufacturing or importing PFAS or PFAS-containing articles.
Foley & Lardner
On June 10, 2021, pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act ("TSCA"), the U.S. EPA proposed a rule requiring manufacturers and importers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Environmental Counsel Laurie J. Sands is speaking on "Offshore Wind Project Development: Air Permitting and Related Challenges" at a live webinar on June 30, 2021
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 7, the "Housing + Jobs Expansion & Extension Act", which extends and expands California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Arnold & Porter
The Biden-Harris Administration and Congress have been focused on addressing the nation's infrastructure for the first half of 2021.
Arnold & Porter
Without carbon capture and storage, known commonly as CCS, "our energy and climate goals will become virtually impossible to reach," proclaims Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency.
This morning Juan Carlos Rodriguez reports in Law 360 what EPA Administrator Regan had already suggested -- that the Biden Administration apparently thinks that the eighth time really can be the charm with respect to ...
Lara Beaven of Inside EPA reports this morning on reactions to EPA's announcement that it will make an eighth attempt to determine the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act.
Following the meeting of G7 leaders in Cornwall, a joint communique was issued on June 13, 2021 concerning many issues of common interest, including climate change.
On June 8, 2021, the Network for Greening the Financial System—a group of 91 central banks and supervisors and 14 observers—issued the second iteration of its climate scenarios to serve as a ...
Keller & Heckman
The EPA took action on March 8, 2021 effectively to defer until September 2021 the March 9 compliance date for its ban on processing and distribution of both articles containing phenol, isopropylated phosphate (3:1), ...
Environmental claims in advertising – sometimes called green marketing – are important tools for companies to communicate to customers, shareholders, and the public their regard for the environmental impact of their products ...
Cullen and Dykman
In April 2021, the New York Public Service Commission amended its regulations under Article VII of the Public Service Law to accelerate the review and approval process for certain major electric utility transmission facilities.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Wednesday, EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they plan to revise the definition of "Waters of the United States". Simultaneously, DOJ moved to remand the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, ...