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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Inflation Reduction Act ("IRA") includes a variety of incentives, including tax credits and grants, for US industries to reduce greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Earlier this quarter, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an updated legal "toolbox" to further the Administration's goal of achieving environmental justice (EJ) in historical...
Arnold & Porter
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made its first move towards adding PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances) to the list of hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response...
Parsons Behle & Latimer
Climate change continues to have detrimental effects on the environment, especially water resources. The Intermountain West faces record-breaking droughts and increased water scarcity.
Beveridge & Diamond
At the end of August 2022, the California Legislature passed AB 2440 and SB 1215, overhauling the state's existing battery extended producer responsibility (EPR) schemes and expanding the state's e-waste program. AB 2440, ...
Arnold & Porter
Consistent with EPA's PFAS Strategic Roadmap, and as reported in our recent Environmental Edge blog post, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made its first substantive move...
FTI Consulting
Governments are increasingly committing to a circular economy – an economy that aims to maximise the use of resources by reducing, reusing and recycling materials.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On August 26, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal to designate two of the most widely known per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—PFOA and PFOS...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On the morning of August 26, 2022, the EPA released its proposed rule to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
The information filed for 2021 indicate that the 45 facilities managed over 1.3 million pounds of production-related PFAS waste during the year.
Womble Bond Dickinson
On October 18, 2021, EPA announced its PFAS Strategic Roadmap which outlines EPA's comprehensive agency wide approach for addressing PFAS.
Nossaman LLP
On July 1, 2022 a panel of the Ninth Circuit issued a superseding opinion in California River Watch v. City of Vacaville, Appeal No. 20-16605, withdrawing its previous opinion in the same case...
Nossaman LLP
On July 1, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit took the unusual step of reversing its previous decision in California River Watch v. City of Vacaville, No. 20-16605, 2022 WL 2381056 (9th Cir. July 1, 2022).
Foley Hoag LLP
There has been a reasonable amount of recent activity related to management (or lack thereof) of plastic waste.
Just before the July 4th holiday, two Judges on a Ninth Circuit panel reversed their earlier conclusion that conveying contaminated groundwater can give rise to RCRA liability for the "transportation" of a "solid waste".
Cooley LLP
A public consultation on Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (the "WFD") was recently launched and is open until 16 August 2022.
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 LLP
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...
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