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As an aside, no one is following this quixotic quest more closely than Ms. Beaven.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a draft of its 2022-2026 strategic plan, including a new foundational principle and several goals not seen in previous plans.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 30, 2021, Judge Nancy E. Brasel of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted a motion to dismiss a putative class action against an industrial chemical manufacturer (the "Company")...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The concept of environmental justice (EJ) is often talked about. But tracking the tangible steps the Biden administration is taking to advance EJ can be difficult.
Just a few years ago, before the Trump Administration EPA revoked and replaced the Obama Administration EPA's regulations determining the reach of the Clean Water Act, the Obama Administration EPA regulations were the law ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a newly published Climate Action Plan, Treasury prioritized adaptation and resilience.
Foley Hoag LLP
So CEQ has proposed to amend the NEPA regulations in order to eliminate some of the changes made by the Trump Administration in 2020.
Beveridge & Diamond
Do any of the articles, or article components, that your company imports contain PFAS.
Lewis Roca
On October 7, 2021, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) proposed certain changes to its regulations implementing the National Environmental Quality Act (NEPA)...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Last week, the Division of Corporation Finance ("Corp Fin") of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an illustrative letter that provides samples of comments...
Crowell & Moring
In 2020, Greenpeace published a major report that purports to show that less than 15% of all plastic, including single-use plastic that is labeled as "recyclable," is actually recycled in the United States.
Beveridge & Diamond
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule on October 5, 2021 establishing an allowance allocation and trading program for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Beveridge & Diamond
Connecticut has joined several other states in imposing plastic recycling mandates on manufacturers.
Beveridge & Diamond
On October 5, 2021, California's Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 343 (SB 343) prohibiting the use of the chasing arrows symbol on non-recyclable products and packaging.
Beveridge & Diamond
On July 13, 2021, Maine became the first state to sign Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation into law for plastics and packaging materials, and Oregon passed a similar law on August 6, 2021.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The comment period for EPA's proposed rule closed September 29, 2021, with numerous industry stakeholders laying out concerns over the enormity of the task ahead.
Beveridge & Diamond
At least in the short term, the Fourth Circuit may create more confusion about the rules governing Section 401's one-year shot clock.
Beveridge & Diamond
EPA also recognized that manufacturers have faced difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic in gaining access to relevant data, which commenters suggested may be available only in hard copy.
Beveridge & Diamond
Fishermen, seafood companies, fishing communities, and vessel owners will be most directly impacted by these rising trends.
Foley Hoag LLP
Late last week, EPA released an external review draft of the "Supplement to the 2019 Integrated Science Assessment for Particulate Matter." For those of you who don't recall, the original Integrated ...
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