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Wondering About The Status Of EPA's CCR Rule? So Are 11 Environmental Groups
I have had a number of clients ask me recently about the status of EPA’s efforts to regulate coal combustion residuals under RCRA.
United States
18 Apr 2012
For Those of You Who Cannot Get Enough About Sackett
Just in case you are not sated with coverage about the Supreme Court argument in Sackett and the potential implications if EPA loses, I thought I would note that I did a brief (8 minutes) interview with LexBlog Network about the issues it presents.
United States
19 Jan 2012
Dog Bites Man: Environmental Impact Edition
Earlier this week, Greenwire noted a Los Angeles Times story reporting that businesses are using the California Environmental Quality Act – California’s version of NEPA – as a tool of economic competition, trying to kill or delay projects for economic reasons. Much like Claude Rains,
United States
21 Nov 2011
Score One For Affordable Housing: Chapter 40B Trumps Vague Local Environmental Concerns
In an interesting decision issued today, in Zoning Board of Appeals of Holliston v. Housing Appeals Committee, the Massachusetts Appeals Court held that a local zoning board of appeals cannot use vague local environmental concerns as a basis for denying a comprehensive permit under the Massachusetts affordable housing statute.
United States
21 Sep 2011
EPA Delays Issuance Of Stormwater Rule For Construction Sites
Late last week, Greenwire reported that EPA is delaying its proposed construction general permit, or CGP, for stormwater.
United States
26 Aug 2011
MEPA Case Law: A Lose-Lose Proposition
Yesterday, the SJC issued its eagerly awaited decision in Ten Persons of the Commonwealth v. Fellsway Development.
United States
16 Aug 2011
Supreme Court Decision Gives New Hope To Defendants In Superfund Cases
Monday's Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern v. United States (.pdf) will significantly affect the outcome of many pending and future Superfund disputes.
United States
20 May 2009
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