Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley & Lardner
As we previously discussed in May, the European Commission has been considering proposals to significantly reduce CO2 ...
Jones Day
On September 5, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency ("ECHA") launched a public consultation to include 18 new substances in Annex XIV REACH.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals granted something of a reprieve to EPA's New Source Review enforcement initiative. The Court first confirmed what everyone other than EPA and DOJ
Morgan Lewis
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on September 27 affirmed a decision of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York
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
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The EPA has proposed easing the emission test for triggering new source review ("NSR") requirements for installation of modern pollution controls as part of its power sector climate rule.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's been some time since I ranted about Superfund, but that's not because the statute's gotten any more reasonable.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Depending upon the assets being acquired or project being developed, a well-designed due diligence plan can be a critical component in managing transaction risk both before and after closing or commercial operation.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 21, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an expedited mandate to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), forcing the agency to reinstate...
WilmerHale
On September 24, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the Clean Water Act does not require a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for the discharges of pollutants to groundwater, ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The phrase "interstate transport" conjures images of planes, trains and trucks carrying people and goods cross-country.
Arnold & Porter
In New York, the requirement that manufacturers disclose chemical ingredients contained in cleaning products can be traced ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Last March, Congress passed the massive Consolidated Appropriations Act, (known as the Omnibus Act)
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As a former regulator (both as an inspector and an attorney, ensuring compliance and enforcing violations) in the environmental law enforcement space
Jones Day
At least one court since Bestfoods has held that an organizational model whereby a parent company provides shared or centralized services to subsidiaries can result in direct liability for the parent company under CERCLA.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The devastating aftermath of the hurricane still continues.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 17, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a rule that delayed the effective date of the 2017 Risk Management Program Rule amendments.
WilmerHale
Nine panels involving 30 speakers focused over two days on the different avenues to resolve international environmental disputes especially in and with Small States, with environmental science and environmental and climate change politics providing the background to that discussion.
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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.
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The question whether a public for-profit company can "do good" and make money at the same time has never been more relevant.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers...
Dentons
Smart cities have the ability to connect all infrastructure—electric, gas, water, communications and transportation.
Cooley LLP
A new rulemaking petition advocating that the SEC mandate environmental, social and governance disclosure under a standardized comprehensive framework has just been submitted by two academics and ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Following a truncated August recess, the House and the Senate returned to Washington after Labor Day with a full plate of legislative items to address prior to the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
WilmerHale
On September 24, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the Clean Water Act does not require a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for the discharges of pollutants to groundwater, ...
Jones Day
Outlined in an Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposal published on August 31, 2018, the Affordable Clean Energy ("ACE") rule would replace the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan ("CPP").
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