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Jones Day
This Alert discusses the recent enforcement action brought by the SEC against Vale S.A. arising out of alleged misrepresentations in its sustainability reports and other ESG-related disclosures.
Beveridge & Diamond
The proposed rule seeks to expand the scope of facilities required to prepare FRPs, and the scope of substances to be addressed by FRPs, under the CWA.
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
In January 2020, New Jersey's "Dirty Dirt" legislation was signed into law. The law requires businesses engaged in soil and fill recycling to register with the ...
As the International Summit on Plastic Pollution gets underway, I'll be sharing some of the conclusions reached by a team of French and American lawyers regarding the very different responses of France...
Lowenstein Sandler
On January 18, 2022, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill establishing PRC requirements for rigid plastic containers, glass containers, paper and plastic carryout bags, and plastic trash bags.
Williams Mullen
Good news for companies/vendors that sell "certified pollution control equipment or facilities" to city or county water, wastewater, stormwater or waste management facilities or systems in Virginia...
Jenner & Block
In connection with the release of its 2020 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis that evidenced a 10% decline in environmental releases of TRI chemicals between 2019 and 2020, U.S. EPA...
Beveridge & Diamond
Today, the United Nations Environment Assembly adopted a broad negotiating mandate for a new legally binding international agreement on plastic pollution.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The concept of "environmental justice" (or "EJ" among environmental practitioners) is not new.
Holland & Knight
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, released its Guidelines for Blue Finance (Guidelines) in January 2022.
Barnes & Thornburg
EPA recently began releasing determinations on 57 facilities that manage coal ash, and is taking comments on the date by which the facilities must cease receipt of coal ash.
Beveridge & Diamond
In a pithy decision issued on January 26, 2022, in PNW Metal Recycling, Inc. v. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the Oregon Court of Appeals determined...
Husch Blackwell LLP
As part of the "E" or environmental component of Environmental, Social, and Governance principles, companies of all sizes are making environmental commitments a part of their business vision...
Arnold & Porter
Included within a "research and innovation" chapter of the recently-passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $500 million in grant funding for smart city projects...
Williams Mullen
Fall 2021 was a busy time for the EPA and its regulatory agenda for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, or the "Agency") promulgated national regulations governing the disposal of coal ash generated by coal-fired power plants, or coal combustion residuals (CCRs).
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Jan. 10, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a proposal to the White House Office of Management and Budget that will designate PFOA and PFOS as "Superfund hazardous substances."
The Natural Resources Defense Counsel has told the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that overturning a three judge panel's "faithful application" of RCRA ...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Nov. 16, 2021, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released a Draft PFAS Monitoring Plan. This plan would require certain solid and hazardous waste facilities to...
Foley Hoag LLP
It has now been more than 50 years since the iconic moment in The Graduate where Mr. Maguire tells Ben that "there's a great future in plastics."
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