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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On April 22, 2021—fewer than three months after rejoining the Paris Agreement—the Biden-Harris administration announced a new target to reduce U.S. economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Arnold & Porter
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on April 26, 2021 that it is formally reconsidering the Trump Administration's withdrawal of a waiver of preemption that previously allowed California to...
Arnold & Porter
Don't be surprised if you receive an EPA information request. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered many changes in EPA practices, and one is the proliferation of information requests.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed to withdraw Part I of the Trump Administration's SAFE Rule, in which EPA had concluded that California's regulation...
Mayer Brown
In a widely anticipated announcement made at the commencement of the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden committed the United States to a 50-52 percent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Earth Day, April 22, President Biden will launch a two-day Leaders Summit on Climate, a key lead-up meeting to this November's United Nations climate talks in Glasgow.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A team of researchers from Yale University, the University of Maryland and the University of Wisconsin-Madison just published a study on a durable, biodegradable plastic alternative made 100% of wood.
Holland & Knight
This Holland & Knight alert is the first of several status updates on environmental justice (EJ) in the Biden Administration.
Jenner & Block
This week, as we celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Jenner & Block's Environmental and Workplace Health and Safety Law Practice will be focusing, each day, on a different aspect of the environment...
Holland & Knight
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation are a major focus of the recently issued Massachusetts 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap (the Roadmap) and the...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the 2021 Multi-Sector General Permit ("MSGP") for industrial stormwater discharges on January 15, 2021.
Jenner & Block
Various environmental organizations, led by the Environmental Integrity Project ("EIP"), are urging the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") to expand enforcement of Section 112(r)(1) of the Clean Air Act (CAA)...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On March 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, upholding the constitutionality of a federal law establishing...
Jenner & Block
Breaking from the pack and potentially creating a circuit split, the Second Circuit's decision in City of New York v. Chevron, et al. dismissing New York's City's climate change lawsuit...
Holland & Knight
On March 26, 2021, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed Chapter 8 of the Acts of 2021, An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy, into law, cementing the Commonwealth's status ...
Jenner & Block
On March 15, 2021, EPA finalized the Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule ("CSAPR") Update for the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards ("NAAQS").
Jones Day
On January 11, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued the first-ever U.S. greenhouse gas ("GHG") emission standards for aircraft (the "Standards").
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
With the change in administration in Washington, D.C., President Biden elevated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") Commissioner Richard Glick...
As part of his comprehensive climate change agenda, President Biden convened a task force to assess the social cost of greenhouse gases.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The bipartisan confirmation of Michael Regan as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) elevates a public servant with a wealth of federal, state and nonprofit experience.
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