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Baker Botts
Companies may also see increased activity among local community groups and organizations spurred by EPA efforts to work with, and to share information with, overburdened communities.
Baker Botts
Environmental justice is a top priority of the Biden Administration and of many states, localities, and communities.
Baker Botts
Baker Botts' Environmental, Safety and Incident Response group launched a web series on "Building your Company's Environmental Justice Toolkit and the ACELAS Framework."
Husch Blackwell LLP
Recently, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed to amend the Proposition 65 regulations related to short form warnings...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On March 23, the Second Circuit issued its opinion in N.Y. Dep't of Enviro. Conservation v. FERC, Case No. 19-1610 (i.e., the "Empire Pipeline" case).
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
In an April 1, 2021 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled Florida's exceptions to the decision of Special Master Judge Paul Kelly in its long-running dispute with Georgia over the use of water...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Although environmental justice (EJ) is not a new concept in the context of air permitting, the Biden administration's increased focus on identifying and addressing disproportionate...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On March 24, 2021, FERC modified a December 17, 2020 order ("December Order") while reaching the same overall result, allowing construction to recommence for a portion...
Perkins Coie LLP
The secretary of the interior issued two Secretarial Orders on April 16, 2021, that provide early indications of the Biden administration's approach to the environmental review process for infrastructure projects under ...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On April 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated a Trump-era rule that would have prevented the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from setting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a proposed rule that would revoke the rule promulgated by the Trump Administration in January 2021 and return to the prior status quo, in which the incidental take of birds subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act constituted a violation of the Act.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Specific causation in an asbestos matter was addressed in a recent decision by the First Department of the New York Supreme Court.
Husch Blackwell LLP
The Fourth Circuit recently held that a premises owner in an asbestos case was not liable to a pipefitter based on insufficient evidence of exposure and the independent contractor exception to landowner liability.
Perkins Coie LLP
The Clean Fuel Program applies to transportation fuels. Transportation fuels include electricity and any liquid and gaseous fuels used to propel motor vehicles or intended for transportation purposes.
Perkins Coie LLP
The Washington Legislature passed Senate Bill 5126, the Climate Commitment Act, on April 24, 2021.
Jenner & Block
On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Biden Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced significant steps the agency intends to take under the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program...
Holland & Knight
In the focal point of Climate Week, President Joe Biden opened a global summit on climate change on April 22, 2021, by announcing the United States' new nationally determined contribution (NDC)...
Arnold & Porter
The Biden Administration has signaled that it will be rolling out significant changes related to the interpretation and enforcement of key provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)..
Foley Hoag LLP
Late last month, the Washington Legislature passed the "Climate Commitment Act", a piece of sweeping climate legislation that includes ..
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Thursday, April 29, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Senate Enrolled Act 389, despite objections presented by hundreds of environmental organizations...
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