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Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) — perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and...
Beveridge & Diamond
On September 22, 2022, the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) issued an Order finalizing a recent decision...
Mayer Brown
The authors provide an overview of the Class VI permit application under the federal Underground Injection Control program.
In the second of a two-part series on government investigations and inspections, Bracewell partners Kevin Collins and Seth Du Charme join Environmental Law Monitor host Daniel Pope...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) seeks to push his permitting reform past the finish line, other Senate Democrats have advocated for amendments in its language.
hese types of federal health advisories are not legally binding, though state governments can use them to set their own PFAS drinking water standards.
Foley Hoag LLP
I've written previously about the urgency associated with the problems caused by waste plastic. However, there's a big difference between me blogging about it and Michael Bloomberg opening his wallet...
MG+M The Law Firm
In recent years, state and federal agencies have either passed or proposed increasingly stringent regulations regarding the use of per-fluoroalkyl and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in consumer...
MG+M The Law Firm
On August 26, 2022, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed rulemaking to designate two types of per
Beveridge & Diamond
On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the U.S. Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Senate ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On September 8, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (the "OSTP") published a report (the "Report") on the climate and energy implications of crypto-assets in the United States.
MG+M The Law Firm
The National Academy of Sciences—a private, non-profit organization—recently issued a report regarding committee findings on the human health effects from exposure to per-fluoroalkyl
MG+M The Law Firm
In June 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new lifetime health advisories (LHAs) for per-fluoroalkyl and poly-fluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS).
Morrison Mahoney LLP
The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that Superfund "response costs" are "damages" in Alabama Plating Co. v. USF&G, 690 So.2d 331 (Ala. 1996). More recently, the court also ruled...
MG+M The Law Firm
Massachusetts has officially joined the growing coalition of states—including Colorado, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois—who have filed civil suit against the manufacturers...
MG+M The Law Firm
California has just added per- and poly-fluoralkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of chemicals requiring consumer warnings under Proposition 65, meaning that state residents...
MG+M The Law Firm
Every year, the federal government passes the National Defense Authorization Act, allocating the budget for the Department of Defense (DoD). In this year's bill, the US House of Representatives...
MG+M The Law Firm
For many years, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been ubiquitous in American commerce and industry. That ubiquitous use, and the fact that PFAS chemicals do not break down in the environment...
Cooley LLP
In the EU, the European Commission (EC) has put greenwashing at the front and centre of its agenda.
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