Links to media releases, in practice & courts, cases & legislation relating to planning, environment & sustainability.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
More than a year after the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) withdrew its initial guidance material on its approach towards the assessment of greenhouse gas (GHG)...
The link between climate change and human health, and what it may mean for insurance claims.
Australian beaches are disappearing faster and with more permanence - but the causes and consequences are not simple.
RIELA (the Inter-American Network of Specialists in Environmental Legislation) is a network of independent law firms providing for the exchange of professional information about the local and regional practice.....
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The global COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis, causing significant disruptions to businesses across all sectors. The ever-evolving nature of the pandemic and the numerous statements...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In March 2020, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) released its decision in London Transit Commission v Eaton Industries (Canada) Company, 2020 ONSC 1413.
McLennan Ross LLP
On May 20, 2020, the Alberta Energy Regulator ("AER") announced sweeping temporary suspensions to environmental monitoring requirements across Alberta's energy industry.
On April 11, 2020, the Ontario government prohibited camping on Crown land until further notice. That closure, which accounts for about 77% of the land in the province, is the latest in a series...
Ontario has proposed a new forestry management strategy that aims to revive a sector that accounted for $16 billion in total revenue in 2017 but that has lost over 35,000 jobs since 2000.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global crisis impacting all aspects of life in Canada.
We have written numerous blogs over the years on the difference between inspections vs. investigations. This blog is a reminder on the general distinction between an inspection as opposed to an investigation.
JunHe Law Office
On March 3, 2020, the General Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the General Office of the State Council jointly issued Guiding Opinions on Establishing the Modern Environmental Governance System, ...
On 11th December 2019 the European Commission presented the European Green Deal to transform the European Union into a fair and prosperous society,...
The three European Supervisory Authorities, EBA, EIOPA and ESMA, (collectively the "ESAs") have published a Consultation Paper on 23 April 2020 (the "Consultation") seeking responses to proposed environmental, social and governance ...
The amendments brought to the Environment Protection Act, 2002 under the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 mainly concern the implementation of temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact.
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner Richard Reichman has been quoted in an article from ENDS Report titled ‘Reg 61: The information request pitfalls to avoid'...
Clyde & Co
The primary focus on the risks associated with decommissioning is often on the complex offshore dismantling operations going wrong and the associated cost overruns which may result.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
President Trump issued an Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery on May 19.1 Generally, the Order directs federal agencies to respond to the COVID-19 crisis by ...
Holland & Knight
Despite a record-breaking 19 housing bills that were signed into law in 2019, California's housing supply and homelessness crisis continues and has been further exacerbated by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.