Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley Hoag LLP
As readers of this space know, I have been mystified by the opposition in Massachusetts to obtaining delegation of the NPDES Program.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In recent years there has been an explosion in the availability of small, low cost, hand held (or drone mounted) air quality monitoring devices or air sensors.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week there were two court decisions on cases in which groups of citizens are seeking court orders requiring the government to act on climate change. The biggest news was that the Supreme Court
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
For decades, the precise scope of the Clean Water Act's point source permitting program has been the subject of much controversy.
Foley Hoag LLP
I gave up some time ago on the idea that focusing on adaption was just a means of weaseling out of necessary measures to mitigate climate change.
Jones Day
On September 28, 2018, several environmental groups filed suit, challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's ("BLM") rule rescinding ("Rescission Rule") almost all provisions of the Waste...
Jones Day
For the second time in five years, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a state's regulatory efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels.
Carlton Fields
After Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast in 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers contracted with Environmental Chemical Corp. (ECC) to conduct clean up on Fire Island, New York.
Holland & Knight
As described in a blog post on March 13, 2018, Section 13306 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97 (Dec. 22, 2017) revises the longstanding rule on the deductibility as a business expense (or lack thereof) of "any fine or similar penalty paid to a government for the violation of any law."
Foley Hoag LLP
The Energy Information Administration today released CO2 emissions numbers through 2016.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
After a ruling by Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles Waterkeeper, et al v. Pruitt, et al, case number 2:17-cv-03454 (August 9, 2018).
Jones Day
A 60-day public comment period on the ACE proposal ends on October 30, 2018
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
EPA has finalized a regulation you can live with, but someone dissatisfied with that result has sued the Agency. Should you intervene to defend EPA's action? Is it worth it?
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over a decade after California adopted its outdoor heat illness regulations, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is inching closer to adopting regulations
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, EPA posted its draft Integrated Science Assessment for Particulate Matter.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
In 2017, voters in Denver approved the so-called "Green Roofs" initiative, which called for buildings over 25,000 ft. sq. to dedicate a certain portion (between 20% and 60% depending on building size) of the rooftop to green space.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's probably not news that the immediate prospects for a carbon tax aren't great.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 15, 2018, the U.K. FCA published a Discussion Paper on climate change and green finance in which it calls for comment on potential changes to its regulatory approach in these areas.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on August 21 in Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG), et al v. EPA, No. 15-1219
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On August 31, 2018, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) published its proposed rule providing a replacement to the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
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Foley Hoag LLP
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
WilmerHale
New Jersey continues to up the ante in states' commitments to developing offshore wind. When he ran for office, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy promised to promote the deployment of 3,500 megawatts ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 3, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve, FinCEN, OCC, FDIC and NCUA released an interagency statement regarding the sharing of Bank Secrecy Act ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As of October 1, 2018, Delaware entities can begin applying for the state's new voluntary Certificate of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards through the Secretary of State, passed in June 2018.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey has registered a Guernsey-domiciled agribusiness fund as the world's first regulated green fund.
Foley Hoag LLP
As readers of this space know, I have been mystified by the opposition in Massachusetts to obtaining delegation of the NPDES Program.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In recent litigation involving the development of interstate natural gas pipelines, one of the key issues has been whether the state has waived its authority under Clean Water Act (CWA) section 401...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over a decade after California adopted its outdoor heat illness regulations, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is inching closer to adopting regulations
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The implementation of California's ambitious Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617) is well under way, but it is still very uncertain whether it can or will achieve its intended outcome. Despite the long process
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