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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 30, 2021, Judge Nancy E. Brasel of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted a motion to dismiss a putative class action against an industrial chemical manufacturer (the "Company")...
Beveridge & Diamond
Do any of the articles, or article components, that your company imports contain PFAS.
Beveridge & Diamond
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule on October 5, 2021 establishing an allowance allocation and trading program for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The comment period for EPA's proposed rule closed September 29, 2021, with numerous industry stakeholders laying out concerns over the enormity of the task ahead.
Beveridge & Diamond
Manufactures of carpets and rugs containing PFAS that are sold in California will be affected, although there are a number of exceptions.
Beveridge & Diamond
EPA also recognized that manufacturers have faced difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic in gaining access to relevant data, which commenters suggested may be available only in hard copy.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
The United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has outlined additional steps that it plans to take to investigate and in some cases regulate the discharge of per- or polyfluoroalkyl compounds ("PFAS") in certain industries' wastewater.
Beveridge & Diamond
n July 15, 2021, Maine adopted a law that will ban the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in products.
Beveridge & Diamond
On August 17, 2021, the NYSDEC will hold two public hearings regarding the Department's proposed regulations revising the State's Chemical Bulk Storage and Petroleum Bulk Storage Programs.
Jenner & Block
In prepared remarks from U.S. EPA chemicals chief Michael Freedhoff that were presented at the Product Stewardship Society's annual meeting...
Beveridge & Diamond
Updated September 17, 2021: EPA continues to extend a key compliance deadline for PIP (3:1).
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
(Virtually – once again) Live from San Francisco, Kelley Green Law Blog is reporting today from the Prop 65 Clearinghouse 2021 Conference … the largest annual gathering of stakeholders...
Phelps Dunbar
The Clean Water Act (CWA) was enacted to "restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation's waters."
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The EPA further stated that without receiving this specific information from commenters, the EPA "will be unlikely to extend the compliance dates again."
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") is proposing new reporting requirements for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances ("PFAS") that would require manufacturers...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
As was previously reported in our March 26, 2021 client advisory, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") on January 21, 2021 promulgated five final rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
As the growing scrutiny of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals mounts, increased regulations and enforcement seem imminent, as does an onslaught of lawsuits against companies...
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides essential updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On August 6, 2021, ALJ David P. Shaw released the public version (see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV) of his July 8, 2021 final initial determination ("ID")...
Arnold & Porter
The US EPA has proposed a regulation that would require extensive reporting by any entity that presently, or during the preceding ten-year period, has manufactured or imported a chemical, mixture, or manufactured a product containing any one of thousands of per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
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