Mondaq USA: Environment
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 16, 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Directive 11, which instructs the Department of Environmental Quality to propose regulations that "abate, control, or...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In the last few weeks the Environmental Protection Agency has signaled a renewed interest in reforming and revitalizing the Superfund program.
Miles & Stockbridge
On March 16, the White House released its proposed fiscal year 2018 budget outline entitled "A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again."
Miles & Stockbridge
There has been much discussion lately regarding the new Administration's efforts to review and possibly "roll-back" several environmental and energy-related regulations issued...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On May 9, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a memorandum withdrawing authority from EPA regional offices to make final decisions on Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act remedies with an estimated cost exceeding $50 million
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, EPA Administrator Pruitt issued a memorandum requiring that all Superfund remedies estimated to cost at least $50 million be approved by the Administrator.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Last year at this time we explored how New York implements the federal Safe Drinking Water Act 42 U.S.C. §§300f to 300j-27) (SDWA).
Holland & Knight
Trial Court Ruled on Partial Record After Party Failed to Lodge Full Administrative Record in CEQA Case
Ward & Smith
Heavy and consistent rainfall this summer, even before Tropical Storms Hermine and Julia and Hurricane Matthew, produced a tremendous amount of stormwater.
Jones Day
Since 2015, the parties have completed briefing in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Jones Day
On January 12, 2017, EPA took final action denying additional petitions for reconsideration of the CPP.
WilmerHale
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt last week issued a memorandum revising the existing delegations of authority related to implementation...
Farella Braun & Martel
The future of California's cap-and-trade program looks a little brighter, thanks to a 2-1 vote of the Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District on April 6.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
On Wednesday, March 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register making available the first national Mercury Inventory. 82 Fed. Reg. 15522 (March 29, 2017).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A transport tunnel partly collapsed at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation on Tuesday. United States Department of Energy officials said there was no initial indication of worker exposure or airborne...
Ward & Smith
Rarely do both sides of the legislative aisle in Washington join in overwhelming approval to expand the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA").
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Forest Oil Corporation v. El Rucio Land and Cattle Inc. et al deserves your attention for four reasons
Holland & Knight
City's EIR Erred by Failing to Fully Disclose and Assess Reasonable Range of Alternatives After Responsible Agency Staff Concluded Project Components Were Legally Infeasible
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
EPA has officially announced a wee bit of regulatory relief by handing down a 90-day extension of the effective date on an information gathering rule concerning nanoscale chemicals the Agency had issued in the closing days of the Obama administration.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The rule was the signature policy piece of former President Obama's efforts to decrease the U.S.'s carbon emissions and promote the expansion of renewable energy.
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On March 28, 2017, President Trump issued his long-awaited Executive Order, entitled "Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth" (EO), outlining his plan to reconsider and withdraw actions taken by President Obama to address global climate change.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Congress returned to session the week of April 24 following a two-week recess. Active discussions and debate surrounding the AHCA and efforts to "repeal-and-replace" the Affordable Care Act resumed...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The first 100 days of the Trump administration have been momentous for environmental policy.
Ward & Smith
Heavy and consistent rainfall this summer, even before Tropical Storms Hermine and Julia and Hurricane Matthew, produced a tremendous amount of stormwater.
Foley Hoag LLP
The District Court of Oregon denied the motion of the United States to dismiss claims that the United States had violated a public trust obligation it owes to US citizens to protect the atmosphere...
Miles & Stockbridge
There has been much discussion lately regarding the new Administration's efforts to review and possibly "roll-back" several environmental and energy-related regulations issued...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, industry groups, including the American Chemistry Council, challenged the final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule ("Final Rule") in the Court of Appeals...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Last year at this time we explored how New York implements the federal Safe Drinking Water Act 42 U.S.C. §§300f to 300j-27) (SDWA).
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last year, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued new regulations under California Proposition 65 concerning the exposure warnings required for consumer products.
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