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Sustainability has risen to the top of the agenda for businesses around the world. Governments, investors and the public demand that organisations play a part in the global push to eliminate...
The Federal government has proposed to ban fast ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket between November 1 and May 30 of each year in an effort to protect the 350 North Atlantic Right Whales...
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...
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
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.
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
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...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The importance of climate change – its causes and effects – have been the subject of serious public discussion for at least three decades.
MG+M The Law Firm
The nationwide campaign against the production and use of perfluoroakyl and polyfluoroakyl-containing products continues in California, with the California assembly passing expansive legislation...
MG+M The Law Firm
On June 15, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new health advisories for drinking water relating to four select classes of per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (PFOA or PFOS)...
Nossaman LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit stayed a July 5, 2022 order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California vacating several Endangered Species Act ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Federal agencies recognize that what was once treated as an intangible asset—that is, how "green" a company or its products may be—has developed into a true value-add.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Following Rep. Richard Neal's (D-MA) request for information to health care providers regarding the impact of climate invents on the industry, the House Ways and Means committee released a report...
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