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U.S. EPA Indicates That Air Pollution Trends Show Cleaner Air, Growing Economy
The EPA has posted an interesting flyer on "Our Nation's Air," the Status and Trends Through 2018.
United States
26 Aug 2019
Illinois Supreme Court Affirms Pollution Control Board's Clean Construction Or Demolition Debris Rules, And Articulates Guidelines For Determining If Agency Action Is Arbitrary Or Capricious
The Illinois Supreme Court recently affirmed that the Illinois Pollution Control Board's clean construction or demolition debris (CCDD) rules were not arbitrary and capricious.
United States
8 Jul 2019
You Can't Do That! DC Circuit Vacates EPA's HFCs Rule
Businesses and industries that had been impacted by the EPA's HFCs rule may wish to monitor EPA's response to this opinion carefully.
United States
16 Aug 2017
U.S. EPA Delays Effectiveness Of Obama Era Chemical Safety Regulation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new rules to strengthen the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Program (RMP), 40 C.F.R. Part 68, were first adopted on January 13, 2017 ...
United States
23 Jun 2017
EPA Eases Path To Superfund Listing: Vapor Intrusion Component Added To The Hazardous Ranking System
With the EPA adding the consideration of vapor intrusion in its Superfund site investigations, hundreds of sites that previously would not rank high enough to qualify for listing...
United States
15 Dec 2016
What Now? U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Post-Election Outlook
With a dramatic change from a progressive democratic to a conservative republican administration, we anticipate that EPA is not only likely to pivot away from an enforcement heavy to a more business friendly agenda.
United States
18 Nov 2016
Despite Pollution Exclusion, Insurer On Hook For Contamination In Indiana
The Northern District of Indiana rejected the insurer's assertion that its pollution exclusion clauses unambiguously included all contaminants.
United States
15 Aug 2016
EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Air Pollution and Climate Change
EPA's recent finding paves the way for the Agency to develop standards regulating greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft.
United States
12 Aug 2016
EPA Updates And Republishes SmartWay Freight Transportation Sustainability Program
For companies in the freight industry, if sustainability is important at your company or to its board of directors, then you may wish to investigate the EPA's updated Smartway program, with its new resources and tools.
United States
15 Jul 2016
Energy Insights: An Update From The First Quarter Of 2016
The Department of Energy (DoE) believes implementing the CPP will forestall hundreds of millions of tons of greenhouse-gas emissions from human activities, a key driver of climate change.
United States
23 May 2016
Is The Corps' Determination On Jurisdiction Over A Wetland Judicially Reviewable?
Seyfarth Partner Andrew H. Perellis is quoted in this Law360 expert analysis, High Court Water Case Could Put Target On Agencies' Backs (March 29, 2016).
United States
7 Apr 2016
Energy Insights: An Update From The Third Quarter Of 2015
The CPP is specifically geared towards the reduction of carbon emissions from power plants and energy producing facilities.
United States
20 Oct 2015
EPA Releases Final Clean Water Act Electronic Reporting Rule
During the rulemaking process, the EPA had held over 50 webinars and meetings to discuss the proposed rule.
United States
5 Oct 2015
Proposed Rule For Methane And VOC Controls In Oil And Gas Industry
The U.S. EPA announced earlier this week a proposed rule to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry.
United States
24 Aug 2015
EPA Proposes Significant Change To Controlling Landfill Gas Emissions
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued two proposed rules lowering the threshold at which landfills must control methane gas emissions.
United States
19 Aug 2015
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