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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On January 25, the EPA issued a memorandum reversing the "once-in-always-in" policy under the Clean Air Act ("Act") which prevented major sources of toxic air pollutants from removing pollution control devices at their facilities once actual emissions fell below major source thresholds.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On January 25, 2018, the U.S. EPA reversed its longstanding Clean Air Act "once in, always in" policy, opening the door for certain "major" sources of hazardous air pollution to finally downgrade to "area" sources.
Duane Morris LLP
ChargePoint, Inc., a leading provider of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations, appears to have lost a bid to provide charging stations to Electrify America and promptly sued the winning bidder for patent infringement.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down EPA's rule implementing the 2008 ozone standards.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, I noted that EPA had been ordered to respond to a petition by Connecticut under § 126(b) of the Clean Air Act.
Arnold & Porter
The White House's $1.5 trillion "Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America," released on Monday, February 12, 2018, contains a 16-page section devoted to "Infrastructure Permitting Improvement."
Withers LLP
Recently, the Canadian federal government released for comment a draft of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA was ordered to take final action on a Clean Air Act § 126(b) petition filed by the State of Connecticut, asserting that emissions from the Brunner Island Steam Electric Station in Pennsylvania contribute to nonattainment in Connecticut.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The United States Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous opinion on a procedural matter that will have a significant impact on future Clean Water Act litigation.
WilmerHale
The natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) process has evolved since its inception in the late 1970s.
WilmerHale
Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) does not require that pollutants be discharged directly from a point source into navigable waters for liability to attach.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 25, 2018, EPA's Assistant Administrator, William Wehrum, issued a memorandum addressing when a "major source" subject to a section 112 maximum achievable control technology ("MACT")...
Foley & Lardner
In a major change in air permitting policy, on January 25, 2018 U.S. EPA reversed its longstanding "once in, always in" policy governing what sources are subject to major source regulations...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Today, in a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court unanimously held that district courts are the proper courts to hear challenges to the WOTUS Rule, an Obama-era regulation...
Jones Day
On December 7, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") released a policy memorandum entitled New Source Review Preconstruction Permitting Requirements...
White & Case LLP
In the US, the trading of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction credits is underway in a large group of states on the East Coast and in California.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Section 321(a) requires EPA to evaluate the potential for plant closures and job losses resulting from regulation and/or enforcement under the Act.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. EPA missed its October 1, 2017 deadline to designate which areas of the country exceed the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone under the updated 2015 standards.
Perkins Coie LLP
Discharges regulated under the Clean Water Act are typically not also subject to regulation under RCRA.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
A discussion paper released today by economists at The Brattle Group examines the trends of the California GHG market and analyzes the underlying future drivers that will affect California GHG prices ...
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Foley Hoag LLP
EPA was ordered to take final action on a Clean Air Act § 126(b) petition filed by the State of Connecticut, asserting that emissions from the Brunner Island Steam Electric Station in Pennsylvania contribute to nonattainment in Connecticut.
Withers LLP
Recently, the Canadian federal government released for comment a draft of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
WilmerHale
Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) does not require that pollutants be discharged directly from a point source into navigable waters for liability to attach.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The United States Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous opinion on a procedural matter that will have a significant impact on future Clean Water Act litigation.
WilmerHale
The natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) process has evolved since its inception in the late 1970s.
WilmerHale
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion in Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 16-1329 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 22, 2017), concluding that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), when analyzing the environmental effects of an interstate natural gas pipeline under the National Environmental Policy Act
White & Case LLP
In the US, the trading of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction credits is underway in a large group of states on the East Coast and in California.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Today, in a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court unanimously held that district courts are the proper courts to hear challenges to the WOTUS Rule, an Obama-era regulation...
Foley & Lardner
In a major change in air permitting policy, on January 25, 2018 U.S. EPA reversed its longstanding "once in, always in" policy governing what sources are subject to major source regulations...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 25, 2018, EPA's Assistant Administrator, William Wehrum, issued a memorandum addressing when a "major source" subject to a section 112 maximum achievable control technology ("MACT")...
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