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Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, President Trump issued an Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery. I'll leave to others a discussion of the provisions telling agencies to look for more regulations to roll back.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused the appellants' request for a partial stay of the injunction recently issued against use of the Army Corps Nationwide Permit 12 for oil and gas pipeline projects.
Holland & Knight
As the construction industry prepares to reopen, contractors are making detailed plans to comply with state and municipal safety requirements related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Jones Day
On April 7, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated the Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Notification of Guidance and a...
Jones Day
On March 4, 2020, the European Commission (the "Commission") revealed its proposal for the first European Climate Law, establishing the framework for achieving climate-neutrality...
Foley Hoag LLP
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued two rulings that, combined with the recent 4th Circuit ruling in the Baltimore case, makes it more likely that state and local public nuisance....
Duane Morris LLP
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published final amendments to the regulations governing the licensing of animal dealers...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, I reported on a study showing that methane emissions from Permian Basin fracking operations were quite high.
Lowenstein Sandler
On April 23, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a landmark decision interpreting the reach of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rule would provide "procedures for developing and issuing guidance documents and to establish a petition process...
Foley Hoag LLP
It is generally understood that the shift from coal to gas has helped, at least in the short run, to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final rule to add per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of chemicals required to be reported annually under the EPCRA..
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.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On March 12, 2020, the head of the Environment & Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice announced that the DOJ will no longer allow...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
MAY 8, 2020 – UPDATE: The final version of the New Ordinance has been signed by Mayor Gracetti and takes effect May 12, 2020.
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.
Holland & Knight
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is proposing amendments to certain pipeline safety regulations set forth in 49 CFR parts 190,...
Holland & Knight
Affordable housing and infill developers can benefit from recently enacted housing laws and Brownfields law and policies
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Seeking to address a longstanding environmental law question of what circumstances require a Clean Water Act (CWA) permit from a "point source," the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on April 23, 2020 in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife ...
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