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Parsons Behle & Latimer
On September 12, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) led Interagency Working Group on Mining Laws, Regulations, and Permitting (IWG)...
Milbank LLP
Governments all over the world are accelerating their implementation of measures to fulfill their obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Clearly, 2–1 decisions can cut both ways. Mining industry observers will remember that in April 2022, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC)...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
This is a brief survey of many of the environmental and regulatory laws passed by the Texas Legislature and signed by the Governor in the 88th Regular Session of the Legislature...
Mayer Brown
As momentum increases toward achieving net zero, one aspect of the commitment to fight climate change and reduce carbon emissions that has attracted less attention...
Arnold & Porter
On Tuesday, June 27, 2023, the U.S. Departments of State, the Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Twenty-four miners have died thus far in 2023, an increase in fatalities compared with 2022 that has prompted operators to search for trends and safety gaps.
Cassidy Levy Kent
Following an attempted revolt against Russian President Vladimir Putin in late June, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control ("OFAC") issued economic sanctions...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Mine operators are accustomed to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regularly being on-site for inspections, but the agency can also conduct enforcement activity in other ways.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly ruled that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment does not prohibit states from requiring out-of-state corporationsIn Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., Robert Mallory (a Virginia resident) sued his former employer, Norfolk Southern (a Virginia-based railroad)...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Although that new smart refrigerator might seem like a fun gadget and great way to sync up grocery lists, smart appliances have the potential to become vectors in malicious power grid attacks.
Duane Morris LLP
Silica is an abundant mineral found in materials including sand, stone, and concrete. While serving as a principal component of glass, cement, and ceramics, silica also presents an increasingly pertinent issue...
Foley & Lardner
This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On March 28, 2023, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) announced the release of the fourth and final iteration of its beta framework for nature-related risk management...
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the Biden-Harris administration outlined in a fact sheet its priorities for permitting reform to accelerate the build-out of America's energy infrastructure "faster, safer, and cleaner."
Gowling WLG
On April 11, 2023, US Critical Metals Corp. (TSXV: USCM) (OTCQB: USCMF) (FSE: 0IU0) ("USCM") announced that it had closed its previously announced brokered and concurrent non-brokered private...
Holland & Knight
Conservation and restoration activities on federal lands could gain equal footing with grazing, mining and energy production following the publication of a proposed...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over the years, we have often discussed Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) requests for documents and the issues mine operators and their supervisors consider...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
With the success of the Chandrayaan-3 this August, India became the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon. Improved fabrication methods like 3D printing...
Cassidy Levy Kent
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act ("UFLPA") went into effect June 21, 2022, and established a rebuttable presumption that all merchandise coming from the Xinjiang region of China...
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