Mondaq USA: Environment
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On July 3, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) stay of the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Tribes and Native Villages are demonstrating reinvigorated environmental activism as they face new pressures on the natural resources many depend on for their economic and cultural livelihood.
Womble Carlyle
Earlier this month the EPA proposed a direct final rule that would amend its Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products to permit manufacturers to voluntarily label products...
Jenner & Block
On June 14, 2017, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued an opinion in the case of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ...
Jenner & Block
EPA recently extended the effective date of the final reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.
Jenner & Block
President Trump announced his intent to nominate former U.S. EPA waste chief Susan Bodine to head up the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance ("OECA").
Holland & Knight
The DOJ extended its long winning streak in suits seeking to block mergers as likely to lessen competition substantially in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act when Judge Sue L. Robinson...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The courts decided 46 cases in 2016 under the New York State Environ¬mental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), which requires the preparation of an environmen¬tal impact statement (EIS) for state....
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Environmental partner Ethan Shenkman was recently interviewed for E&E TV's "OnPoint" series projecting how the EPA may address a proposed rule to rescind the Waters of the United States rule...
Venable LLP
Immediate reaction to the D.C. Circuit's July 3 ruling in Clean Air Council v. Pruitt spanned the predictable political divide.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals handed environmentalists at least a temporary win in what I think was the first case to reach judicial decision in Scott Pruitt's great environmental roll-back...
Troutman Sanders LLP
California's Supreme Court recently upheld the State's greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade auction program. In a June 28, 2017 order, the Court denied petitions to review a lower court's ruling...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
New Jersey's Spill Compensation and Control Act (the "Spill Act") turns 40 this year. The defining feature of the Spill Act is its prohibition on any unpermitted discharges of hazardous substances.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit reversed a District Court decision and rejected the lawsuit by Murray Energy which argued that EPA had a non-discretionary duty under § 321(a)...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday announced a proposed rulemaking that would rescind the "Clean Water Rule" and recodify the prior regulatory definition..
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule defining "Waters of the U.S.," and recodify the pre-existing rule...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, EPA and the ACOE began implementing the Trump administration's efforts to deconstruct the Obama rule defining "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Under the ruling, EPA must now support a conditional registration of a pesticide with substantial evidence showing a pesticide's use is in the public interest.
Foley & Lardner
Earlier this week, the Trump administration added another Obama-era regulation to its list of policy rollbacks. On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Attorney General has directed the Department of Justice to no longer allow payments to third parties as part of resolving federal cases. For environmental cases, this prohibition could significantly limit, if not ban, the use of SEPs.
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act (the "Act"), enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia in 1990, has placed a number of compliance, management...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule defining "Waters of the U.S.," and recodify the pre-existing rule...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement v. City of San Diego, 8 Cal. App. 5th 350 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017). The Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal concluded that the City of San Diego ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Asarco LLC v. Noranda Mining, Inc., 844 F.3d 1201 (10th Cir. 2017). In a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution action...
Jenner & Block
On June 14, 2017, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued an opinion in the case of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ...
Foley Hoag LLP
In February, I posted about the formation of the Climate Leadership Council and its push for what it calls its "Carbon Dividend" plan. In essence, it's a gradually increasing carbon tax.
Jenner & Block
EPA recently extended the effective date of the final reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.
Jenner & Block
President Trump announced his intent to nominate former U.S. EPA waste chief Susan Bodine to head up the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance ("OECA").
Foley Hoag LLP
On June 14, 2017, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In short, there is still a long road ahead on the health care debate, and this impacts the timeline for most other legislative initiatives.
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