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Womble Bond Dickinson
On October 18, 2021, EPA announced its PFAS Strategic Roadmap which outlines EPA's comprehensive agency wide approach for addressing PFAS.
Foley & Lardner
Following its final rule for light-duty vehicles issued at the end of 2021, this past spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("U.S. EPA") proposed new emission standards...
Jones Day
In West Virginia v. EPA, a case argued by Jones Day, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that Congress did not authorize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act (the "Act") was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on June 30, 2022.1 This comprehensive legislation...
Arnold & Porter
This past year was the worst ever for parties bringing cases under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).
Jones Day
In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (the "EPA") issued the Clean Power Plan (the "Plan") to curb greenhouse gas emissions by forcing power plants to shift from certain energy sources, like coal, to other lower-emitting sources, like wind and solar.
Foley Hoag LLP
There has been a reasonable amount of recent activity related to management (or lack thereof) of plastic waste.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued the most significant environmental decision of this term in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court held in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, 597 U.S. ___ (2022), that the Clean Air Act did not clearly authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
Mayer Brown
On June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court decided West Virginia et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, holding that the EPA lacks authority under Section 7411(d) of the Clean Air Act to...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ or the "Department") made way for the return of supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) as a tool to settle violations of federal environmental laws...
Venable LLP
The Supreme Court concluded its momentous term last week, saving the long-anticipated West Virginia v. EPA ruling for the last day of announced opinions. The Court's decision limiting the scope...
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in the case of West Virginia v. EPA regarding the agency's authority to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) from new and existing...
Winston & Strawn LLP
As a result, EPA's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule of 2019 could come back in effect…for now.
Cooley LLP
West Virginia v EPA, the next-to-final decision handed down by SCOTUS this term, is a significant decision regarding a rule that the EPA said was never even in effect...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Supreme Court has long been skeptical of novel proposals by federal agencies to address issues of vast economic and political significance.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In one of its final opinions this term, the Supreme Court reversed the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision invalidating the Trump-era 2019 Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule...
Much has already been written about the Supreme Court's decision yesterday to tie EPA's hands in its effort to mitigate the GHG fueled climate catastrophe we face.
Foley Hoag LLP
The case resolves a years-long dispute over EPA's authority to issue the Clean Power Plan, which set limits on greenhouse gas emissions for power plants in all fifty states.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-anticipated ruling on June 30, 2022, regarding the authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and...
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