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On October 13, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) entitled "Modernizing America's Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure."
Holland & Knight
This one-year period is the maximum allowed by statute, consistent with FERC's hydroelectric project regulations and FERC's longstanding practice in pipeline and LNG proceedings.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On Monday, July 27, the DOJ issued a memo stating that federal actions seeking penalties under the Clean Water Act (CWA) will be strongly disfavored when a state has already initiated its own...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in April 2020 that a point source discharge of a pollutant to groundwater requires a federal Clean Water Act permit if the discharge ultimately reaches a "navigable water" ...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On June 22, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) new Navigable Waters Protection Rule, published April 21, 2020, (85 Fed. Reg. 22,250)...
Arnold & Porter
Earlier this year, we provided an update on important provisions relating to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) embedded in the National Defense Authorization Act...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 21, 2020, issued a long-awaited final rule defining the term "Waters of the United States"...
Reed Smith
On July 13, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Rule.
Holland & Knight
On July 14, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) issued a public notice regarding Shire Human Genetic Therapies' Cambridge facility's pollutant discharges...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a press release on June 18, 2020, indicating it has determined that perchlorate does not meet the criteria for regulation...
Foley Hoag LLP
Sometimes, history repeats itself. Sometimes, that is not a good thing. After the Obama WOTUS rule was promulgated in 2015, the challenges came fast and furious, and in multiple forums.
Quintana Energy Services, a US-based company that acts as a provider of diversified oilfield services to onshore oil and natural gas E&P companies,...
Arnold & Porter
The Administration touts this rulemaking as a key component of its efforts to expedite infrastructure permitting, fulfilling a commitment made in an April 2019 Executive Order.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Widow Jane Distilleries sells Widow Jane bourbon, which is distilled in Kentucky, using water from Kentucky. After the bourbon arrives in New York for bottling, some limestone mineral water...
Holland & Knight
California continues to develop tools for evaluating per- and polfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at cleanup sites. In May 2020, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board...
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
On June 1, 2020, the US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") announced a final rule narrowing the ability of states and Indian tribes to formally object to federally permitted projects based on state water quality standards.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
An unintended workplace health threat resulting from the fight against COVID-19 could be lurking in an employer's water system—Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Late last month, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tom Carper (D-DE), released draft water resources and drinking water legislation.
Jones Day
While COVID-19-based disruptions may cast a shadow, water investment is on the rise, and for good reason. Investment in U.S. water and wastewater ...
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